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BRIAN GIONTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

NHL Draft Lottery rules punish bad teams instead of rewarding them

Just when Buffalo Sabres fans thought the future looked pretty good, the NHL had to step in and ruin it. The new changes to the NHL’s draft lottery system has left general manager Tim Murray a bit dissatisfied with the results. “You know who you’re affecting, that’s not fair,” said Murray. After receiving approval by the NHLPA, the NHL announced how the system will work...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta Excited About Playing In Buffalo

from Time Warner Cable News Buffalo, Brian Gionta was back on home turf Monday night, signing autographs at Frontier Field one month after signing a three-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres. After more than 17 years away from home, the Greece native is glad to be back playing hockey in his neck of the woods. "We’re excited about it,” Gionta said. “It...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should Wear The ‘C’ In Montreal?

from Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette, Don’t get me wrong: I agree with (Jacques) Demers. In the room and on the ice, Markov might be the best choice to replace Brian Gionta as captain. He has the talent, the respect, the calm demeanor, the experience and that mysterious quality of leadership the position demands. Markov would be (with his buddy, Alex Ovechkin of the...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta Signs with the Sabers

The Buffalo Sabers and Brian Gionta agree to a 3 year $12.75M deal. Another great move by the Sabers getting a good veteran player that can help your young team and also Gionta was the former captain for the Canadians. I really do like what the Sabers are doing today signing to former Canadians which can help their team out a lot.
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres looking for veteran leadership, and Brian Gionta has Buffalo as a possible destination

Tim Murray insists the Sabres' prospects aren't going to figure out life in the NHL on their own. The general manager wants to bring in veterans to help show the way. Brian Gionta is on that list. More importantly, the Sabres are on his. The Montreal captain has Buffalo as a possible destination, according to a source. Gionta is from Rochester, and the 35-year-old could...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

14 Reasons Why Brian Gionta Could Land Back with the New Jersey Devils

Getty Images Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, which has “Signs with the New Jersey Devils” written all over it.  The Devils have a long list of players they have parted ways with, only to bring back down the road…and I mean doooowwwwnnn the road, for every Devils fan re-live why they weren’t retained in New Jersey...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Gionta spits on himself during the National Anthem

It’s not often you see your Twitter feed full of people talking about spit. If it is, you probably want to avoid any of the links being shared. In this instance, the click was definitely worth it as Brian Gionta spits on himself during the anthem.
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michel Therrien on Brian Gionta: "Our captain was crying in my arms"

I'm sure it's crushing for a captain of a playoff team to re-injure himself. It must be doubly crushing for Montreal Canadiens captain Brian Gionta, watching his team go down three games to one against the Ottawa Senators. Knowing that thanks to a surgery to repair a torn left bicep he won't be back until training camp, and then realizing that his team is on the cusp...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Gionta out rest of playoffs

Montreal Canadiens forward Brian Gionta will have surgery on his torn left biceps, knocking him out of the rest of the playoffs. The Canadiens announced Wednesday that Gionta undergo surgery on Friday. The Montreal captain sat out Games 2 and 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators with what was called an upper body injury. Gionta was limited...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Gionta to have surgery on torn biceps

Montreal Canadiens forward Brian Gionta will have surgery on his torn left biceps, knocking him out of the rest of the playoffs. The Canadiens announced Wednesday that Gionta undergo surgery on Friday. The Montreal captain sat out Games 2 and 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators with what was called an upper body injury. Gionta was limited...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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