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Position
RW
 
Jersey
12
Name  Brian Gionta
Born  1/18/1979
Height  5-7
Weight  176
Shoots  R
4/5/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta scored two goals Saturday against Detroit.
Insight: Gionta has 17 goals and 39 points in 78 games this season.
 
3/22/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta had a goal and an assist Saturday at Toronto.
Insight: The 35-year-old has produced two two-point games over his last five, but only has generated a point in one other game over his last 12.
 
12/4/2013 10:23:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta's goal Wednesday against the Devils was his first since Nov. 1.
Insight: The 34-year-old does have five points over his last four games after posting two points Wednesday. That gives him five goals, 15 points and 68 SOG in 28 games this season.
 
10/15/2013 1:58:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta is probable for Tuesday's game against Winnipeg after dealing with a family matter.
Insight: The 34-year-old has two points in four games this season, but is certainly capable of a big season. He scored at least 20 goals from 2003-2010.
 
10/12/2013 11:56:00 AM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta has returned to Montreal to tend to a family matter, according to Canadiens.com.
Insight: Gionta won't play Saturday at Vancouver. The 34-year-old has two points in four games this season.
 
10/9/2013 9:59:00 AM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian has rejoined the team after dealing with a family issue.
Insight: Gionta had two points (1 G, 1 A) Saturday against the Flyers. The 34-year-old once put up 48 goals, but he's not that guy anymore. He can still give you 25 goals and 20 assists if he stays healthy and focused.
 
10/5/2013 10:40:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta had two points (1 G, 1 A) Saturday against the Flyers.
Insight: The 34-year-old has faded over the last few seasons and ended up with 14 goals, 12 assists and 112 SOG in 48 games last season.
 
9/13/2013 2:10:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta (torn left biceps surgery) is questionable for the opener against Toronto.
Insight: Gionta has been a 20-goal scorer for most of his career when healthy. If he's not ready for the opener, he'll certainly be back in the lineup soon after.
 
5/8/2013 5:18:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta will miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn left biceps that will require surgery, according to Canadiens.nhl.com.
Insight: Gionta actually played with the injury in Games 1 and 3. Montreal is down 3-1 to Ottawa going into Game 5 Thursday.
 
5/3/2013 6:53:00 PM
Description: Habs right wing Brian Gionta won't be available for Friday's Game 2 versus the Senators. SOURCE: Jessica Rusnak, TSN Radio 690
Insight: All we know is that Gionta has an "upper body" injury. Gionta took two shots on goal in 16 minutes of ice time Thursday in Game 1.
 
4/18/2013 10:47:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta had two goals Thursday against Tampa Bay, including the deciding tally 19:13 into the third period.
Insight: Gionta has scored three goals over his last two games and has 14 goals and 26 points in 44 games.
 
3/9/2013 9:58:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta has scored five goals over his last six games. He had a goal and an assist Saturday versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: Gionta has eight goals and six assists in 25 games. He hasn't been able to sustain his other two hot streaks this season so enjoy this while it lasts.
 
Hot3/2/2013 10:17:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta lit the lamp twice in a wild 7-6 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Insight: Gionta scored just three times in his first 19 games of the season but now he's racked up three goals in his last two appearances. He's only owned in 8.4 percent of ESPN leagues so Gionta is still widely available. He could be worth a shot ... what do you have to lose?
 
4/15/2011 1:00:00 AM
Description: Brian Gionta scored both Canadiens' goals with a +2 in their 2-0 win over Boston in Game 1 on Thursday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Scott Gomez assisted on both of Gionta's goals and was the only other point-getter in this game. Gionta has been a Bruin killer this season with seven goals in seven games against the Habs' divisional foes. He also scored nine goals over three rounds in last year's playoffs, so he might be a sneaky pickup who could add another goal or two in this series.
 
2/9/2011 11:05:00 PM
Description: Gionta netted his 200th career goal in Wednesday's loss to Boston.
Insight: That makes four goals in the past five games for Gionta, who also reached 20 for the season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/2/2011 9:05:00 AM
Description: Gionta opened the season's second half with two goals and the shootout winner Tuesday night against Washington.
Insight: The winger had just one goal over the final eight games before the all-star break but still has a decent 18 for the season. If he can get things going, Gionta could easily put up his largest goal total since 2005-06. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/1/2011 11:36:00 PM
Description: Brian Gionta scored two goals plus a goal in the shootout in the Canadiens' 3-2 win over Washington on Tuesday. TSN
Insight: Gionta was also a +2 with seven shots on goal in this game. The Habs' captain will be looking to turn things around in February, as he had a fairly cold January with three goals and no assists in 11 games.
 
12/8/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: Gionta scored a goal and added an assist on Tuesday night against Ottawa.
Insight: Gionta four goals and two assists over his last five games to give him 18 points on the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/7/2010 10:38:00 PM
Description: Brian Gionta scored a goal and added an assist with a +2 and four shots on goal in the Canadiens' 4-1 win over Ottawa on Tuesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: After a slow start, Gionta has turned it up recently with four goals in his last five games. His 112 shots on goal this season places him in the top 10 in that category, so he looks like a useful option for your fantasy team right now.
 
12/3/2010 8:01:00 AM
Description: Gionta scored his eighth goal of the season on Thursday against the Devils.
Insight: Gionta has three goals and one assist over his last three games to give him 16 points on the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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