Brian Gionta RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gionta will again wear ‘C’ on Sabres jersey

    Buffalo News "Change is the key word for the Sabres, but there was one thing Dan Bylsma wanted to keep the same. Brian Gionta will still wear the “C” on his jersey as Buffalo’s captain. While Gionta’s off-ice professionalism and reputation earned him the captaincy last year, it is the 36-year-old’s on-ice..." October 06

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    Brian Gionta & his agent Steve Bartlett will be meeting to plan his future. Said Bartlett on MTL: "There's no strong inclination to leave."

  • ‘Obviously we’re not playing good hockey,’ Gionta says

    Montreal Gazette "You know things are grim for the Canadiens when the loudest cheers for them at the Bell Centre are derisive ones. A loud, sustained cheer erupted at 12:44 of the second period Saturday night when Daniel Brière simply unleashed a wrist shot at the Washington Capitals net. It was the Canadiens’..." January 26

  • Gionta scores winner against Panthers

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Captain Brian Gionta snapped a 1-1 tie late in the second period and the Canadiens went on to defeat the Florida Panthers 2-1 Monday night at the Bell Centre. Tomas Plekanec, who was named captain of the Czech Olympic team earlier in the day, took advantage of a weak pass by Ed..." January 07

  • Gionta says the Habs lost focus

    Montreal Gazette "Canadiens captain Brian Gionta said the team’s character will be tested as it takes to the road for a pair of games beginning Thursday night in Philadelphia. “We have three more games this week and we have a chance to make it a good week,” Gionta said after it got off to a disappointing start..." December 11

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs advise Captain Brian Gionta is on his way back to Montreal today due to family reasons.

  • Gionta participates in first contact practice with Habs

    TSN "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

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    Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs

    #Habs captain Brian Gionta tells me just now his biceps surgery went well. Sends his best to all fans asking how he's doing @giostyle21

  • Canadiens' captain Brian Gionta done for season with torn biceps "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

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs Therrien says Gionta and White are unavailable for Game 4 tonight.

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    John Lu @JohnLuTSNMtl

    #Habs Gionta and Pacioretty both out tonight with upper body injuries.

  • Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta wears 'C' with reverence

    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

  • Botched call had them seething

    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

  • Captain Gionta earned his promotion

    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

  • Ex-Devils Scott Gomez, Brian Gionta leave burn

    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

  • Gionta carries Canadiens to win over Capitals

    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

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