Vinnie Hinostroza Buffalo Sabres logo

Age 28 Apr 3, 1994
Chicago USA
Right Wing shoots right
5'9" 175 cm
173 lbs 78 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2021
Agent Pete Rutili
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 169
Draft Round 6
Draft Team Chicago Blackhawks logo

Transaction History
Apr 27, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza is back with the team ahead of Thursday's matchup with Boston after missing Monday's practice due to a personal matter, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Apr 25, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza was not at practice Monday while dealing with a personal matter, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored a goal, logged four hits and added two PIM in Monday's 6-5 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 13, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Mar 6, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza (lower body) is in the lineup Sunday against the Kings.
Mar 5, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza (lower body) is expected to return to action Sunday versus the Kings, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 8, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza (lower body) practiced in a non-contact jersey Tuesday.
Jan 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza is dealing with a lower-body issue that will rule him out for at least three weeks, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza will not participate in Tuesday's contest against the Senators, as he is dealing with an undisclosed injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 12, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored a power-play goal in Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Lightning.
Dec 31, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza cleared COVID-19 protocols and practiced Friday.
Dec 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza was placed on the COVID-19 list Monday.
Dec 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza recorded an assist and four shots on goal in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Wild.
Dec 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored two goals in Thursday's 7-4 loss to Florida.
Nov 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza produced an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 3-2 win over the Oilers.
Nov 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza recorded two assists, two shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Sharks.
Oct 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 5-1 win over the Lightning.
Jul 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza signed a one-year, $1.05 million contract with the Sabres on Wednesday.
May 10, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza provided a goal and an assist in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to Dallas. He also had three hits and two PIM.
Apr 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored a goal on three shots, doled out three hits and added four PIM in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers.
Apr 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza produced an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Lightning.
Apr 23, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza scored a goal on three shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Predators.
Apr 21, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza collected a goal and an assist with two shots and two hits Wednesday in a 5-4 overtime win over the Predators.
Apr 17, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza registered three assists and was plus-3 in a 4-0 win over Detroit on Saturday.
Apr 8, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza recorded an assist, two shots on goal and four hits in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Stars.
Apr 6, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza produced an assist, three hits and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Stars.
Apr 6, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza (COVID-19 protocols) will be added to the Blackhawks' active roster and play in Tuesday's game versus Dallas, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Jan 20, 2021 Florida Panthers | Vinnie Hinostroza | Hinostroza registered a hit but no points in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win against the Blackhawks.
Oct 9, 2020 Florida Panthers | signed RW Vinnie Hinostroza to a two-year, $1 million contract.
Dec 29, 2018 Activated Arizona Coyotes | activated C Vinnie Hinostroza from injured reserve.
Jul 12, 2018 Trade Arizona Coyotes | acquired LW Vinnie Hinostroza, RW Marian Hossa, D Jordan Oesterle and a 2019 third-round draft pick from the Chicago Blackhawks for C Marcus Kruger, C Jordan Maletta, D Andrew Campbell, RW MacKenzie Entwistle and a 2019 fifth-round draft pick.
Jun 15, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks | signed LW Vinnie Hinostroza to a two-year, $3 million contract.
Dec 8, 2017 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled LW Vinnie Hinostroza from Rockford (AHL).
Oct 2, 2017 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned LW Vinnie Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Mar 30, 2017 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled LW Vinnie Hinostroza from Rockford (AHL).
Feb 24, 2017 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned LW Vinnie Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Feb 19, 2017 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled LW Vinnie Hinostroza from Rockford (AHL).
Feb 12, 2017 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned LW Vinnie Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Feb 22, 2016 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned C Vincent Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Feb 14, 2016 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled C Vincent Hinostroza from Rockford (AHL).
Oct 27, 2015 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned C Vincent Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Oct 16, 2015 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled C Vincent Hinostroza from Rockford (AHL).
Oct 2, 2015 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned C Vincent Hinostroza to Rockford (AHL).
Mar 21, 2015 Chicago Blackhawks | signed C Vincent Hinostroza to a three-year contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Vinnie Hinostroza
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 62 13 12 25 -11 24 806 43.30 46.50 -0.20 49.90 1.20 0.82 1.64
Vinnie Hinostroza Stats by Elite Prospects Vinnie Hinostroza Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Chicago Mission 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 29 16 12 28 46
2008-2009 Bartlett High USHS-IL 16 8 10 18 8
2008-2009 Chicago Mission 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 31 3 17 20 52
2009-2010 Chicago Mission 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 34 13 21 34 38
2010-2011 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 50 8 14 22 36
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 55 20 24 44 56 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 USA U19 WJAC-19 5 1 3 4 4
Draft Yr 2011-2012 USA U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 2 2 4 2
2012-2013 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 46 25 35 60 14 Playoffs 5 4 3 7 0
2012-2013 USA U19 WJAC-19 4 6 2 8 4
2012-2013 Waterloo Black Hawks JCWC 6 3 2 5 6 Playoffs 5 4 3 7 0
2013-2014 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 34 8 24 32 4
2013-2014 USA U20 WJC-20 5 3 2 5 0
2014-2015 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 42 11 33 44 48
2014-2015 Rockford IceHogs AHL 5 0 2 2 0
2015-2016 Rockford IceHogs AHL 66 18 33 51 24 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 7 0 0 0 6 58 33.33 24.13 -19.68 44.81 -8.48 0.00 0.00
2015-2016 USA WC 9 1 2 3 10
2016-2017 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 49 6 8 14 17 565 50.00 46.57 -1.27 47.44 -3.79 0.64 1.38 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Rockford IceHogs AHL 15 3 4 7 4
2017-2018 Rockford IceHogs AHL 23 9 13 22 8
2017-2018 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 50 7 18 25 10 605 53.19 54.14 5.69 53.26 1.85 0.60 1.98
2018-2019 Arizona Coyotes NHL 72 16 23 39 14 952 45.07 51.37 1.81 50.92 2.93 0.69 1.89
2019-2020 Arizona Coyotes NHL 68 5 17 22 14 806 51.80 46.80 -3.00 49.60 1.20 0.37 1.49 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2020-2021 Florida Panthers NHL 9 0 0 0 0 85 41.30 -19.40 42.50 -15.80 2.11 6.33
2020-2021 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 4 8 12 8 213 50.00 45.10 5.30 50.10 7.40 0.85 2.54
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62 13 12 25 24 806 43.30 46.50 -0.20 49.90 1.20 0.82 1.64
Vinnie Hinostroza Stats by Elite Prospects | Vinnie Hinostroza Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Pete Rutili
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,050,000 1.29% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,050,000
UFA
AAV $1,050,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,050,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,050,000
Minors Salary $1,050,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Florida Panthers logo
Signing Date October 9, 2020
Signing Status UFA no QO
Agent Pete Rutili
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,000,000 1.23% of cap space
2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date June 15, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 1.89% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000
UFA no QO
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date March 22, 2015
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.00% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $717,500 $717,500 $717,500
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $257,500 $257,500 $107,500
Base Salary $575,000 $575,000 $725,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $667,500 $667,500 $817,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year