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Gionta will make his Bruins debut on Thursday.

Gionta has picked up one goal in one game with Rochester (AHL) this season and appeared in the Olympics wth Team U.S.A. but will make his season debut on the third line and second power-play unit tonight. The 39-year-old veteran had 15 goals and 20 assist (35 points) in 82 games with the Sabres last season.

Source: @NHLBruins 03/1/18, 12:26 pm EST

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Gionta (lower-body) will make his season debut on Thursday vs. Florida.

Gionta missed the first three games of the season with a lower-body injury, but will play tonight in Florida. Gionta is expected to start the game on a line with Jack Eichel and Evander Kane.

Source: John Vogl 10/15/15, 10:34 am EST

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Gionta (lower-body) remains questionable for Thursday’s game.

Gionta was in practice on Wednesday, but he remains questionable for tomorrow’s contest versus the Panthers. If Gionta can’t play, look for Sam Reinhart to remain in the lineup.

Source: Bill Hoppe 10/14/15, 9:04 am EST

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Gionta (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.

Gionta did not take part in the Sabres’ morning skate and will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury. With Gionta out, Zemgus Girgensons will play on a line with Jack Eichel and Evander Kane. GIonta remains day-to-day.

Source: Paul Hamilton 10/10/15, 7:48 am EST

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Gionta (lower-body) will not play on Thursday; listed as day-to-day.

Gionta suffered an injury in practice on Tuesday and has missed the last two practice sessions, so he will be held out of the lineup tonight. Head coach Dan Bylsma said Gionta could play if he had to, but they don’t want to risk making the injury worse. He is day-to-day.

Source: @BuffaloSabres 10/8/15, 10:05 am EST

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Gionta (lower-body) is not on the ice for the Sabres’ morning skate; questionable for Thursday’s game.

Gionta missed Wednesday’s practice and was not on the ice for today’s morning skate which suggests he won’t play tonight vs. the Senators. With Gionta sidelined, Sam Reinhart appears to be moving up in to the Sabres’ top six.

Source: Amy Moritz 10/8/15, 7:04 am EST

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Gionta is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Gionta missed the Sabres’ practice on Tuesday because of a lower-body injury. Gionta had been skating in Buffalo’s top six, but missing today’s practice puts his status for Thursday’s opener in doubt.

Source: @BuffaloSabres 10/7/15, 8:59 am EST

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Gionta (concussion) returned to practice on Sunday.

Gionta has been sidelined with a concussion since December 21st. He has missed the last nine games, but returned to the ice this morning. His return to practice suggests that he could be back in the lineup on Tuesday vs. the Red Wings.

Source: John Vogl 01/11/15, 6:00 am EST

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Gionta (head) is listed as week-to-week.

Gionta has been out with a head injury since December 21st. He likely sustained a concussion and will miss a couple of weeks. With the week-to-week tag, there won’t be many updates on Gionta’s status until he is closer to returning to the lineup.

Source: @BuffaloSabres 12/28/14, 8:29 am EST

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Gionta left Sunday’s game with a head injury and did not return.

Gionta was levelled by Matt Bartkowski in Sunday’s game and retired to the dressing room immediately after. Bartkowski was ejected from the game, but will not face any supplementary discipline. Gionta will be re-evaluated on Monday and likely sit out until after the Christmas break.

Source: Joe McDonald 12/22/14, 5:26 am EST

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The Sabres have signed Brian Gionta to a three-year deal worth $12.75 million.

Gionta, 35, will very likely be handed the C after signing a three-year deal with the Sabres this afternoon. He had 18 goals and 22 assists (40 points) in 81 games with the Canadiens last season. He will be comfortably in the Sabres top-6 and should be able to top the 40 point plateau.

Source: Kevin Oklobzij 07/1/14, 11:57 am EST

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The Canadiens have announced that captain Brian Gionta is returning back to Montreal due to family reasons.

Gionta missed the Canadiens flight to Calgary earlier in the week because of family reasons, but was able to join the team and play on Wednesday. The Habs will play Vancouver tomorrow, so don't expect Gionta to be in the lineup.

Source: Priyanta Emrith 10/11/13, 12:59 pm EST

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