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Stephen Gionta | Winger | #24

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/9/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'6' / 179
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Stephen Gionta is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Gionta has been competing for a roster spot with the Islanders after agreeing to join their camp on a tryout basis. His chances of making the squad were decreased on Monday when the Steve Bernier agreed to a PTO as well. Sep 26 - 3:31 PM

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Stephen Gionta has agreed to a professional tryout with the New York Islanders.

Gionta had a goal and 11 points in 82 games with the New Jersey Devils last season. The 32-year-old didn't make his NHL debut until the 2010-11 campaign, but he's gone on to play in 270 games. It wouldn't be shocking to see him make the Islanders as a fourth liner.
Sep 12 - 5:01 PM

Stephen Gionta (shoulder) will draw into the Devils' lineup on Friday.

Gionta missed Thursday's practice, but he was back on the ice Friday morning. He has a goal and eight points in 58 games in 2015-16.
Feb 19 - 12:16 PM

Stephen Gionta (shoulder) participated in Friday's optional practice.

Gionta didn't take part in Thursday's practice, but there's still a chance of him playing Friday night. He has a goal and seven assists in 58 contests this season.
Feb 19 - 11:18 AM

Stephen Gionta (shoulder) is regarded as questionable for Friday's contest.

Gionta left Tuesday's contest due to the ailment. He is feeling better though and is regarded as day-to-day, so even if he can't play on Friday, Gionta likely won't be out for too long.
Feb 18 - 1:10 PM

Stephen Gionta might have injured his right shoulder early in the first period of Tuesday's game.

Gionta only logged 11 seconds of ice time as a result. The Devils didn't have an update regarding the forward's status after the contest, so consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 17 - 11:21 AM

Stephen Gionta had an assist in a 5-2 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday.

Gionta has a goal and seven points in 44 contests in 2015-16. We don't expect him to do any better offensively in the second half of the campaign.
Jan 13 - 7:02 AM

Stephen Gionta was handed a $2,284.95 fine for spearing the Senators' Mark Borowiecki on Thursday.

Gionta had been assessed a five-minute major and game misconduct for his actions. He apologized to Borowiecki after the incident.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Stephen Gionta received a game misconduct and five-minute major for spearing Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki on Thursday.

The incident happened late in the second period. "You saw the replay and that can't happen," Gionta said. "First, I apologize to Mark for that play. Obviously, I let my teammates down with it and, luckily, they bailed me out." Ottawa did score a power-play goal as a result, but New Jersey went on to earn a 5-4 shootout victory.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Stephen Gionta had an assist in his return from a back injury.

Gionta also logged 19:26 minutes of ice time, including 6:12 shorthanded minutes. He was sidelined for three consecutive contests.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 10:47:00 AM

Stephen Gionta (back) will return on Thursday.

Gionta hasn't played since March 31. He has five goals and 12 points in 59 contests in 2014-15.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 04:27:00 PM

Stephen Gionta won't return from his back issue on Tuesday.

He took to the ice on Tuesday morning with the Devils' other scratches, which included Martin Havlat, Michael Ryder, Peter Harrold and backup goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Gionta expects to travel with the Devils and he could be back in the fold for at least one of the team's last two games.
Tue, Apr 7, 2015 04:52:00 PM

Stephen Gionta (back) is hoping to play Tuesday.

He sat out the last two games due to muscle spasms in his lower back. "We'll see how I feel in the morning," Gionta said. "First time I had contact, so we'll take it from there."
Mon, Apr 6, 2015 05:07:00 PM

Stephen Gionta (back) is expected to miss Friday's game.

Gionta has five goals and 12 points in 59 contests in 2014-15. Look for Reid Boucher to draw back into the lineup as a result of Gionta's absence.
Fri, Apr 3, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Stephen Gionta (back) didn't take part in Thursday's practice.

Gionta sustained the injury during Tuesday's game. New Jersey doesn't play until Friday though, so there's still an outside chance that he'll be fine for that contest.
Thu, Apr 2, 2015 11:12:00 AM

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