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Devils have the ideal recruiter in Stephen Gionta if they pursue older brother Brian

The Devils will not be targeting a shootout specialist this summer, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be shopping for some offensive help. And if general manager Lou Lamoriello remains true to form, he just might inquire about bringing right winger Brian Gionta back to New Jersey. Lamoriello said despite the organization’s reputation for thinking defense first, he has always...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Forward Stephen Gionta Takes Puck To Face, Doesn’t Miss A Shift (Video)

In today’s episode of hockey players are tougher than the average human being, New New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta is the star. During the second period of their game against the New York Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Mats Zuccarello‘s pass deflected off a Devils defenseman’s stick and struck Gionta in the face. The Devils forward immediately fell to the ice, clutched...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils’ Stephen Gionta re-injures ankle; hopes to play vs. Ducks

Center Stephen Gionta of the Devils had to leave practice yesterday (Tuesday) due to re-injuring his ankle. The hope is he will still be able to play tonight against the Anaheim Ducks. When he made a quick cut to keep up with defenseman Adam Larsson, he hurt is ankle. He went down to the ice and got up slowly, then went straight to the dressing room. Larsson was at the right point...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils’ Stephen Gionta day-to-day with sore foot

New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta is out day-to-day with a sore foot, as reported by Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record. Gionta got tangled up and fell into the boards feet-first during Friday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He left the game because he rolled his ankle and didn’t return. He was not on the ice for the Devils’ morning skate Sunday. Through 16 games...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils' Stephen Gionta hurt right ankle crashing into boards

Stephen Gionta went skates-first into the boards on a Dion Phaneuf check with 6:44 remaining in the second period Friday night. The Devils’ center stayed down and then rose very slowly before being helped off the ice by Anton Volchenkov and trainer Rich Stinziano. Gionta did return early in the third period. “Feet first. I kind of rolled the (right) ankle going in,” Gionta...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dmitry Kulikov hits Stephen Gionta into Panthers bench, T.J. Brennan shoves him back on the ice (Video)

Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov knocked New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta flying over the boards and into the Panthers bench during the third period of Saturday's NHL game at the Prudential Center. To add insult to injury, Panthers defenseman T.J. Brennan gave Gionta some "help" getting back onto the ice with a little shove in the back as Gionta was...
Via Holdout Sports
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephen Gionta gets hit into Panthers bench, shoved back onto ice

New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta was trying to carry the puck into the Florida Panthers zone during the third period when Dmitry Kulikov had other ideas.  Gionta chipped the puck past Kulikov and tried to jump by him, but unfortunately for Gionta, he got wrecked right into the Panthers bench.  It was a perfectly timed hip-check and the fun for the Panthers wasn’t over...
Via Diehardsport
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Stephen Gionta checked into the Florida bench, Panthers shove him right back out

When New Jersey forward Stephen Gionta was trying to slip past Florida defenseman Dmitri Kulikov, he must have assumed he was about to take a big hit. Gionta tried to nimbly jump beyond the check, but instead found himself knocked over the boards and sitting next to the Florida bench.  Gionta likely imagined that once over the boards he'd have no problem safely making...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Florida Panthers Don’t Want Stephen Gionta On Their Bench

First the Florida broadcast and the New Jersey broadcast is below...   Continue reading "Video- Florida Panthers Don’t Want Stephen Gionta On Their Bench"
Via Kukla's Korner
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy POTN (5/24) -- Stephen Gionta

  It was one of those weird sort of nights in the NHL Playoffs, here is our quick hitter, our Fantasy POTN for today, May 24th. The unexpected tends to happen more this time of year than even in the beginning of the regular season. There were a few candidates but no one that really stood out on the surface. When you take a deeper look however, there was one player that has been...
Via The Hockey Program
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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