#Habs advise Captain Brian Gionta is on his way back to Montreal today due to family reasons.
TSN.ca "Forward Brian Gionta participated in his first contact practice with the Montreal Canadiens since the start of training camp. The Canadiens captain who underwent surgery on his injured biceps in the off-season had been skating with the team in a non-contact capacity since last week." September 18
NHL.com "The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that captain Brian Gionta will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn left biceps and will not return this season. Gionta hasn't been in the lineup since May 5, when he notched one assist in a 6-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the Eastern..." May 08
#Habs Therrien says Gionta and White are unavailable for Game 4 tonight.
#Habs Gionta and Pacioretty both out tonight with upper body injuries.
Montreal Gazette "On a scale, the letter stitched on the upper left of his jersey is only a few grams. But this "C" weighs much more in a figurative sense to Brian Gionta, who is entering his second season as captain of the Canadiens. A year ago, Gionta predicted that the honour and the duties of the position..." October 06
Boston Globe "The towels and cups that littered the Bell Centre ice indicated the Canadiens' fans fury with the call. At 3:27 of last night's first period, the Canadiens believed Brian Gionta had given the hosts a 1-0 lead. Scott Gomez had flung a long-distance shot on goal. Tim Thomas thought he had it..." April 27
Boston Globe "His short stature has always been an issue. It's not because he brings it up; it's frequently been brought up for him. But Brian Gionta's talent has always outdistanced his 5-foot-7-inch frame, whether he was playing junior hockey, college hockey, or in the National Hockey League. One person..." April 21
Boston Herald "Scott Gomez is coming off what might have been his worst regular season in the NHL. The new season he began last night, however, is off to a rousing start. Gomez, held to under 40 points for the first time in his career with 7-31-38 totals, assisted on both Canadien goals. First he pounced on..." April 15
Montreal Gazette "Brian Gionta scored in the shootout to give the Canadiens a dramatic 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Nicklas Backstrom, Matt Hendricks and Alex Ovechkin failed to beat Carey Price as he held on for his career-high 25th win of the season. Price made the..." February 02