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Rich Pilon
Rich Pilon
Defenseman
Number: 47
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 30, 1968
Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Acquired: Claimed off waivers from New York Islanders on Dec. 1, 1999.
Drafted: NYI / 1986 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (143rd overall)


WHL East Second All-Star Team (1988) Missed majority of 1989-90 due to eye injury vs. Detroit, November 4, 1989. Missed majority of 1993-94 due to shoulder injury vs. Boston, November 13, 1993. Missed majority of 1994-95 and 1995-96 due to wrist injury vs. Quebec, April 18, 1995. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from NY Islanders, December 1, 1999. Traded to San Jose by NY Rangers for San Jose's 7th round choice (Joseph Crabb) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 29, 2001. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 10, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to wrist injury vs. NY Rangers, October 25, 2001.