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Brian Gionta as Sabres captain is the right move

From Hometown Hockey: On Tuesday, to the surprise of no one, the Buffalo Sabres announced their new leadership group: Brian Gionta as captain with Josh Gorges and Matt Moulson as alternates. This is the second time Gionta has worn the “C” in the NHL. The 35-year-old is the former captain of the Montreal Canadiens for […] The post Brian Gionta as Sabres captain is the right...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres News: Brian Gionta Named Captain

Brian Gionta becomes the 19th full season captain in Sabres history, and the 27th player to wear the C for at least one month, according to the Sabres official website.#492971799 / gettyimages.comThe Buffalo Sabres signed Gionta as a UFA over the offseason to a three year contract, which according to CapGeek, is worth $12M.Gionta was the captain of the Montreal Canadiens for the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gionta Named Sabres Captain

Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan today announced he has named forward Brian Gionta team captain. Nolan also announced that he has selected defenseman Josh Gorges and forward Matt Moulson as the team’s alternate captains.
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta Named The Captain Of The Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 7, 2014) --- Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan today announced he has named forward Brian Gionta team captain. Nolan also announced that he has selected defenseman Josh Gorges and forward Matt Moulson as the team’s alternate captains. Gionta, who spent the last four seasons as captain of the Montreal Canadiens, becomes the 19th full-season captain...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gionta expects playoffs for Sabres

From Hometown Hockey: Brian Gionta means well. Really, he does. But he might be just a little bit off his rocker with his prediction that the Sabres will make the playoffs in 2014-15. Gionta talked to ESPN on Monday and had the following to say: “My expectation is to make the playoffs. I didn’t go […] The post Gionta expects playoffs for Sabres appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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September 09, 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

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
August 19, 2014  |  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

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
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