Brian Pinho



  • DOB: 5/11/1995
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 188
  • Shoots: R
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: Beverly, MA
  • Drafted: 6th Rd (#174) by WSH, 2013

2023-24: Recorded a career-high four points (4a) in his Bridgeport debut on 10/13/23 at Rochester... Scored his first goal with Bridgeport on 10/14/23 at Syracuse. 2022-23: Finished his only season with the Utica Comets ranked 10th on the team in points (10g, 18a)... Set a new professional career high in assists... Tied for seventh on the Comets in goals... Added three points (2g, 1a) in six Calder Cup Playoff games, helping Utica to the second round. 2021-22: Had 17 points (8g, 9a) in 27 games during his fourth and final season with the Hershey Bears... One of just three Hershey players with multiple shorthanded goals (two). 2020-21: Made his NHL regular-season debut with the Washington Captials on 1/22/21 vs. Buffalo... Played two games with the Capitals, both against Buffalo, in addition to 10 contests with Hershey... Was a point-per-game player with the Bears, recording 12 points (8g, 4a) in 10 games. 2019-20: Set professional career highs in goals (20), points (37) and plus-minus rating (+16) in 62 games with Hershey... Finished second on the Bears in goals and plus/minus... Led the Bears with a career-high three shorthanded goals... Made his NHL debut in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on 8/16/20 against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum... Played two playoff games with the Capitals, both on Long Island. 2018-19: Played a career-high 73 games as a rookie with Hershey, recording 12 points (4g, 8a)... Scored the overtime-winning goal in Game 5 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals against Bridgeport to help the Bears advance in the Calder Cup Playoffs... Had two points (1g, 1a) in eight playoff games. College: Played four seasons at Providence College from 2014-18, recording 115 points (39g, 76a) in 156 career games... Named Hockey East Best Defensive Forward as a senior in 2017-18 while serving as team captain... Also named to the Hockey East Third All-Star Team... Led the Friars with a career-high 40 points and 28 assists during his junior year in 2016-17... Won the Lou Lamoriello Award (Team MVP) in 2016-17... Helped the Friars capture the 2015 NCAA National Championship as a freshman, posting 18 points (6g, 12a) in 39 games. Previous: Won the USHL’s Clark Cup Championship with the Indiana Ice in 2013-14.

PERSONAL: His father, Jim, played one season of varsity hockey and four seasons of varsity lacrosse at Merrimack.   

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