Pionk finished the 2022-23 campaign stuck in an 18-game goal drought during which he registered five assists, 23 shots and 36 hits. For the third straight season, Pionk reached the 30-point threshold but managed just three goals. While Josh Morrissey figures to remain the quarterback of the top power-play unit, Pionk should continue to get plenty of opportunities and should be capable of offering solid top-half fantasy value heading into next season.
Pionk logged an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 6-1 loss to the Panthers. Pionk has picked up three helpers through six games in April. The 26-year-old defenseman helped out on Nikolaj Ehlers' lone tally Friday. Pionk has 32 points, 128 shots on net, 171 hits, 85 blocked shots, 44 PIM and a plus-6 rating in 70 appearances in a down year on offense.
Pionk collected a power-play assist, two hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Senators. Pionk helped out on a Pierre-Luc Dubois tally in the second period. This was Pionk's second assist in the last four games, though he's been rather inconsistent on offense since mid-March. The defenseman is up to 31 points, 126 shots on net, 165 hits, 84 blocked shots, 42 PIM and a plus-8 rating in 68 appearances.
Pionk provided an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Kings. Pionk struggled in the latter half of March, logging just one goal in his last nine outings. He's off to a decent start in April after helping out on an Adam Lowry tally in Saturday's game. Pionk reached the 30-point mark for the third straight season with the helper -- he's got three goals, 27 assists, 123 shots on net, 160 hits, 79 blocked shots, 40 PIM and a plus-8 rating in 65 games.
Pionk scored a goal in a 4-0 win over the Golden Knights on Tuesday. Pionk has had plenty of assists this season but had not netted a goal since all the way back on Nov. 9 against St. Louis. The 26-year-old blueliner has played in 59 games, producing three goals and 26 assists.
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