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Brian Gionta
Brian Gionta
Right Wing
Number: 21
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 176
Shoots: Right
Born: 18 Jan 1979  (Age 35)
Birthplace: Rochester, NY, United States
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Drafted: NJD / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (82nd overall)
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS
- Had a 3-game point streak (Jan. 19 to 24), posting a 2-1-3 record
- Led the team in Jan. with 22 shots
- Produced 1 assist and a +2 differential on Feb. 7 at BUF
- Recorded 2 assists and a +2 differential on Feb. 16 vs. PHI
- Tallied 2 goals on March 2 vs. PIT
- Registered 2 points (1-1-2) and a +2 differential on March 9 at TBL
- Notched 2 points (1-1-2) and a +2 differential on March 10 at FLA
- Participated in his 200th game in career with the Canadiens on March 10 at FLA
- Recorded 2 assists on March 27 at BOS
- Led the team in March with 2 winning goals
- Produced 2 points (1-1-2) on April 4 vs. WPG
- Scored 2 goals (including the game-winner) and maintained a +1 differential on April 18 vs. TBL
- Led the team in April with 2 powerplay goals (tied with A. Markov, M. Pacioretty and M. Ryder)

2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS


Recorded 3 points (1-2-3) and maintained a +1 differential, on October 15 against Colorado.

Registered his 200th assist in the NHL and 100th point with the Canadiens on November 5 against the New York Rangers.

Posted 2 points (1-1-2) with a +2 differential and 5 shots on goal on November 10 at Phoenix.

Scored 2 goals on 5 shots on goal, with a +2 differential on November 19 against the New York Rangers.

Scored the decisive goal on the shootout and had 5 shots on goal on November 23 at Carolina.

Returned to action on January 7 against Tampa Bay after missing 11 games due to a lower body injury suffered on December 8 against Vancouver.

Suffered a season-ending injury to the biceps on January 10 at St. Louis.

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS

Recorded 9 shots on goal, a team-high this season, on January 2 against Atlanta.

Scored his 200th NHL career goal on February 9 at Boston.

Led the team in February in goals (6) and shots (46, tied with T. Plekanec).

Played his 600th career NHL game in March 5 at Tampa Bay.

Had 2 assists (including his 400th NHL career point) and a +2 differential on April 2 at New Jersey.

Led the team with 29 goals, 2 shorthanded goals, 6 winning-goals (tied with A. Kostitsyn) and 298 shots on goal.

Only player on the team to take part in all 82 games.