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Chicago Blackhawks Rumor: Interest In Brian Gionta Surfaces

In the midst of the NHL trade deadline, rumors are flying including the Blackhawks interest in veteran forward Brian Gionta. Rumors are defined in the Webster Dictionary as “Talk or opinion widely disseminated with no discernible source.”  They usually carry a negative connotation with them because they are never backed up with hard evidence.  But one […] Chicago Blackhawks...
Via Blackhawk Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Cannot Afford To Be Sentimental When It Comes To Brian Gionta

With the Rochester native making it known that he does not wish to be traded, the Buffalo Sabres have a tough decision on their hands as the trade deadline approaches. Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta understands that the NHL is a business. He has been around the block a few times over the course of […] Buffalo Sabres Cannot Afford To Be Sentimental When It Comes To Brian Gionta...
Via Sabre Noise
6 days ago

Should Gionta Be Traded or Kept?

It appears as though fans of the Buffalo Sabres will have to wait yet another year for a playoff appearance. The Sabres, who have not made the postseason since the 2010-11 season, are currently tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with 54 points. Although the team sits just five points out of a wild-card playoff spot, a late season playoff push in an incredibly tight conference...
Via The Hockey Writers
13 days ago

WATCH: Gotta See It: Gionta shows off soccer moves, heads puck into offensive zone

Watch as Sabres captain Brian Gionta heads the puck soccer-style into the offensive zone
Via SportsNetCanada
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tank watch: 14 games by @LukeWachob

BUFFALO, NY – OCTOBER 18: Brian Gionta #12 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the Boston Bruins at First Niagara Center on October 18, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images) 14 games. That’s all that’s left.   What happened last week: Buffalo nearly beat the Leafs before blowing a third period lead late and losing in the shootout, then scared us again...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta Is The Key To The Buffalo Sabres Resurgence

Last summer Brian Gionta left his position as the captain of the Montreal Canadiens and decided to sign with the team that he rooted for as a child, the Buffalo Sabres. In his first season, he was deemed as the new Captain of the Sabres and is a constant presence in the locker room as well as on the ice. Recently however, Gionta fell victim to a vicious hit by Boston Bruin’s Matt...
Via The Sports Journal
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Player Safety: Matt Bartkowski’s Hit On Brian Gionta ‘Incidental’

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski received a game misconduct Sunday for a first-period hit on Buffalo Sabres winger Brian Gionta, but he won’t receive any supplemental discipline from the NHL. The hit was bad enough to take Gionta out for the rest of the game, but the NHL Department of Player safety explained Monday that Bartkowski’s contact...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Matt Bartkowski Receives Major Penalty, Ejected After Hit On Brian Gionta (GIF)

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was ejected from Sunday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres after receiving a five-minute major penalty for interference. Sabres winger Brian Gionta was on the receiving end of the hit. Buffalo center Marcus Foligno immediately defended his captain and dropped his gloves to fight Bartkowski. Foligno received an instigator minor...
Via NESN.com
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta is optimistic about the Sabres’ playoff chances

It’s pretty normal to hear a player praising his club and offering up optimistic remarks heading into a new season. Regardless of the team’s previous campaign, you’ll hear proclamations of playoff glory. It doesn’t matter if your team was bad or even beyond bad, the time before training camp suddenly puts every squad on level footing. The sentiment above has been especially...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 08, 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

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