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Brian Gionta

Brian Gionta  #12

Buffalo Sabres  Right Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: January 18, 1979  (AGE 37)
HEIGHT: 5' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Rochester, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 178 DRAFTED: NJD / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (82nd overall)
2015-16: Made his season debut at FLA (10/15) after missing the first three games with a lower-body injury Notched his first point of the season with an assist at PHI (10/27) Scored his first goal of the season at FLA (11/12) Contributed his fifth assist of the season at STL (11/19) Netted his second goal of the season vs. CAR (11/27) Logged points in back-to-back games with an assist at EDM (12/6) and a goal at VAN (12/7) Knocked home his third goal of the season at WSH (12/30) Pitched in an assist vs. DET (1/2) Recorded points in back-to-back games with an assist at WPG (1/10) and two points (1+1) at MIN (1/12) Had points in back-to-back games with a goal at MTL (2/3) and an assist vs. BOS (2/4)
MTJHL Player of the Year (1997) Hockey East Rookie of the Year (1998) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1998) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1998) WJC-A All-Star Team (1999) Hockey East First All-Star Team (1999, 2000, 2001) NCAA East First All-American Team (1999, 2000, 2001) Hockey East Player of the Year (2001) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to arm injury vs. St. Louis, January 10, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2014.


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