This season was the 23-year-old's first in North America, and he showed he can play in the NHL. In 30 games with Rochester, he netted four goals and 22 assists for 26 points. Pilut went pointless in three playoff games.
Pilut was also named to the AHL All-Star game, but didn’t play because he was up in Buffalo.
In Buffalo, Pilut played 33 games with one goal and five assists for six points.