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Brian Gionta

37-Year-Old Right Wing – Buffalo Sabres

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

At 36 years old, Gionta is clearly entering the twilight of his career. But the diminutive winger still has gas in the proverbial tank, and the influx of talent to his Sabres squad could just give him the high-octane jolt he needs to remain fantasy relevant. He finished last...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 7"   WT: 178   DOB: 1/18/1979   BORN: Rochester, New York   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #82 Overall in 1998   Show ContractHide Contract

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Brian Gionta Contract Information:

Signed to a three-year, $12.75 million contract by the Sabres in July 2014.

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Gionta lit the lamp twice -- including the game-winner -- in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win against the Islanders.

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Brian Gionta NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 26 82 48 41 89 18 46 291 16.5 10 1 24 0 24
2006-07 27 62 25 20 45 -3 36 194 12.9 4 0 11 0 11
2007-08 28 82 22 31 53 1 46 257 8.6 4 1 8 0 8
2008-09 29 81 20 40 60 12 32 248 8.1 1 3 16:58 3 8 11 2:25 44 28
2009-10 30 61 28 18 46 3 26 237 11.8 3 0 20:45 10 6 16 2:58 36 33
2010-11 31 NHL MON 82 29 17 46 3 24 298 9.7 6 2 19:37 7 4 11 3:10 87 31
2011-12 32 NHL MON 31 8 7 15 -7 16 75 10.7 0 0 19:26 2 1 3 2:54 35 13
2012-13 33 NHL MON 48 14 12 26 3 8 112 12.5 3 0 18:07 5 2 7 3:05 37 23
2013-14 34 NHL MON 81 18 22 40 1 22 184 9.8 3 0 17:51 2 5 7 1:30 46 52
2014-15 35 NHL BUF 69 13 22 35 -13 18 153 8.5 2 1 18:03 3 6 9 2:04 61 31
2015-16 36 NHL BUF 79 12 21 33 -5 12 169 7.1 2 0 17:44 1 5 6 2:00 46 36
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#2 Right Wing

Time On Ice Stats

17:44

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Brian Gionta was on the ice for 17:44.

2:00

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Brian Gionta was on the ice for 2:00 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 17:51 1:30
2014-15 18:03 2:04
2015-16 17:44 2:00

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Brian Gionta
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 @NYI 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 0 1 18:42 1:31
Apr 8 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:33 1:51
Apr 5 @NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:51 2:09
Apr 2 @NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 20:47 1:36
Mar 31 TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:01 1:07
Mar 29 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 19:24 2:46
Mar 28 @DET 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:47 2:11
Mar 26 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:12 1:43
Mar 22 @CAR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:33 2:27
Mar 19 @TOR 1 0 1 -2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 17:02 1:35
Mar 18 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 17:05 0:52
Mar 16 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 1 17:56 1:40
Mar 12 CAR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 21:45 3:15
Mar 10 @MON 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 1 17:44 1:25
Mar 8 NYR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:42 1:29
Mar 7 @TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 0.0 1 0 19:16 0:52
Mar 5 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:01 0:49
Mar 3 CGY 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:41 2:16
Mar 1 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:37 0:55
Feb 27 @LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:01 1:48
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Feb 26 @SAN 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 16:16 0:00
Feb 24 @ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 1 0 17:14 3:03
Feb 21 PIT 1 1 2 -1 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:37 0:33
Feb 19 @CLM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:41 3:28
Feb 16 @OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 16:54 1:16
Feb 14 COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 15:14 2:00
Feb 12 MON 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:13 1:29
Feb 11 @PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 17:38 3:34
Feb 9 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 15:35 1:28
Feb 6 @BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 18:09 2:00
Feb 4 BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:17 2:02
Feb 3 @MON 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 18:25 1:30
Jan 26 @OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:59 0:47
Jan 25 @NYR 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 3 15:34 0:30
Jan 22 DET 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 18:16 0:44
Jan 20 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 19:15 0:06
Jan 18 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:44 0:26
Jan 16 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:38 4:47
Jan 15 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:18 2:40
Jan 12 @MIN 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 2 16:08 2:04
Jan 10 @WPG 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:36 0:32
Jan 8 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 15:00 0:28
Jan 5 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 15:39 2:33
Jan 2 DET 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 15:01 3:07
Dec 31 NYI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:19 1:26
Dec 30 @WAS 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 15:50 2:04
Dec 28 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 15:48 2:49
Dec 26 @BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:29 2:47
Dec 19 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:42 1:08
Dec 17 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:30 2:52
Dec 15 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:51 3:27
Dec 14 @DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:54 4:16
Dec 12 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:33 0:53
Dec 10 @CGY 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:29 1:49
Dec 7 @VAN 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 17:49 1:30
Dec 6 @EDM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 19:13 3:11
Dec 4 ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:44 2:12
Dec 1 @DET 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:17 2:48
Nov 28 @NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 18:07 4:07
Nov 27 CAR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 18:45 0:46
Nov 25 NAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 22:16 1:39
Nov 23 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 18:56 1:36
Nov 21 @DAL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 19:00 2:06
Nov 19 @STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:12 3:39
Nov 17 DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 18:41 1:07
Nov 14 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:49 2:11
Nov 12 @FLA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 16:48 0:00
Nov 10 @TAM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 19:48 2:18
Nov 7 VAN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 17:24 1:20
Nov 5 TAM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:11 2:03
Nov 1 @NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 0 15:30 0:00
Oct 30 PHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 18:20 5:41
Oct 29 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 20:08 2:53
Oct 27 @PHI 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:18 1:35
Oct 24 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 17:56 2:29
Oct 23 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:12 3:07
Oct 21 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:31 3:39
Oct 17 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:02 2:56
Oct 15 @FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 19:29 4:03
Oct 12 CLM Did Not Play
Oct 10 TAM Did Not Play
Oct 8 OTT Did Not Play

Brian Gionta: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gionta (illness) will play Tuesday against the Devils.

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Gionta (flu) will be a game-time decision Tuesday against New Jersey, reports Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.

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Gionta picked up two assists Thursday in a 6-3 victory over Calgary.

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Gionta scored and added an assist -- both on the power play -- in Sunday's loss to the Penguins.

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Gionta scored his seventh goal of the season Wednesday in a 4-2 win over Montreal.

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Gionta notched an assist and then a goal in a 20-second span during the first period of Tuesday's 3-2 win over Minnesota.

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Gionta tallied an assist in 15:36 worth of ice time in Sunday's win over the Jets.

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Gionta assisted on Evander Kane's game-tying power-play goal Tuesday, giving him two points in his past three games.

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Gionta opened the scoring in Thursday's win over Florida with his first goal of the season.

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Gionta hasn't found the back of the net, but has dished out four assists in 11 games this season.

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Gionta appeared on his usual line at Thursday's practice and will play against the Panthers, reports John Vogl of The Buffalo News.

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Gionta (lower body) is practicing on Wednesday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

The 35-year-old is seeing his scoring touch fade season after season, but his speed and quick release still suggests the ability to score 20 goals. The Sabres donít have many reliable wingers to speak of, which means Gionta will most likely play on either of the top two lines to bring some stability to the lineup. Giontaís best days are clearly behind him and in Buffalo he will serve in a veteran leadership role rather than be an offensive lynchpin.

2013-14

Gionta rebounded from an injury-shortened 2011-12 to score 14 goals and 12 assists in 48 games for Montreal last season. He's entering the final year of his contract and, at 34, his skills are starting to diminish. And there are some young guys on the roster that have earned more ice time. Walking hand-in-hand with age is health. For the second straight season, Gionta underwent surgery on his biceps. He's expected to be ready for the start of the season. Gionta will have a spot on one of the top two lines, but don't be surprised if he's losing minutes to Alex Galchenyuk before long.

2012-13

Gionta missed more than half of the 2011-12 season after he underwent surgery to repair a torn biceps. A return to full health is expected and he'll skate as the second line right wing alongside center Tomas Plekanec and a to-be-determined left winger. You can typically pencil in Gionta for a 20-20 campaign, but he's approaching his 34-year-old season and we always worry about injuries to smaller-stature guys like Gionta, especially ones that like to initiate contact the way Gionta does.

2011-12

The 48 goals Gionta pocketed in 2005-06 may be an outlier, but the Habs' captain has been an automatic 20-goal guy for seven straight seasons. He led Montreal for a second straight season with 29 goals in 2010-11, though it was largely considered a sub-par year for Gionta. There's a notion out there that Gionta was held down by the poor play of linemate Scott Gomez, and the two will likely remain on the same line this coming season. For a small player, he plays with some grit and isn't afraid to put his body in the high-traffic areas. With a full season of Max Pacioretty as a scoring threat on the left wing and an elevation in Gomez' play, Gionta could break the 30-goal mark.

2010-11

Gionta had a very impressive 28 goals but a very disappointing 46 points in only 61 games last season. After proving to be very durable the previous few seasons, Gionta missed 21 games with a broken bone in his foot. With Scott Gomez centering his line and feeding him the puck, look for Gionta to have great luck again scoring goals and if he remains healthy he could end up with 30-plus tallies.

2009-10

There are a lot of expectations for Gionta, who is coming off his most productive season since 2005-06. In New Jersey last season, he had 60 points with 20 goals and 40 assists. His 60 points would have been third among the Canadiens last season. The speedster is a main addition to the club who was brought in to bolster the scoring lost with the departures of Koivu, Kovalev and Tanguay. He has proven to be durable, having missed just five games in the past three seasons.

2008-09

Gionta's first season without Scott Gomez went as expected. His 48-goal campaign in 2005-06 appears to be an aberration. Last season, Gionta scattered 22 goals over all 82 games with just eight on the power play. He's still one of the team's top offensive options, but don't expect any more than 60 points this season.

2007-08

Gionta's first season without Scott Gomez went as expected. His 48-goal campaign in 2005-06 appears to be an aberation. Last season Gionta scattered 22 goals over all 82 games with just eight on the power play. He's still one of the team's top offensive options, but don't expect any more than 60 points at the most.

2005-06

The scrappy, but undersized winger, scored 20 goals while skating on the first line, but his potential is limited to whom he skates with. He could see some power play time, but 20 goals probably is his ceiling.