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Stephen Gionta | Winger

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/9/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'7' / 185
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Stephen Gionta returned to action Saturday after missing three games with an ankle injury.
Gionta picked up his sixth assist of the season on Saturday and now has 10 points in 62 games. He has no fantasy value in traditional pools. Apr 6 - 2:35 AM

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Stephen Gionta's lower-body injury is related to his ankle.

Gionta missed his third consecutive game on Friday. He has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Apr 5 - 2:41 PM

Stephen Gionta (lower body) took part in Friday's morning skate.

Gionta isn't expected to return for Friday's game against Washington. He has already missed two straight contests.
Apr 4 - 10:37 AM

Stephen Gionta left Saturday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.

It happened in the third period. His status for Monday's game is unclear at this time so consider him day-to-day. Gionta has only four goals and nine points in 61 games with a minus-nine rating and a measly 18 penalty minutes, so if he is on your fantasy roster, you had better be a really good friend or related to Gionta.
Mar 30 - 4:26 AM

Stephen Gionta scored a tip in goal with just 37 seconds remaining to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win over Detroit on Tuesday night.

Gionta’s fourth of the year propelled the Devils (27-23-13) to a win in the first of a home and home with Detroit. Marek Zidlicky, Travis Zajac and Adam Henrique also scored in the Devils’ win.
Mar 4 - 9:47 PM

Stephen Gionta scored a goal in the Devils' 5-2 loss to Chicago on Monday.

Gionta has just two goals and four points in 25 games this season. He might do a bit better offensive in the second half of the campaign, but he's certainly not worth owning in standard fantasy leagues.
Tue, Dec 24, 2013 09:46:00 AM

Stephen Gionta netted a shorthanded goal in his first shift back from an ankle injury on Wednesday.

It was Gionta's first goal of the 2013-14 campaign. He was out for 11 consecutive games with the ankle problem. "I was joking around saying my game went downhill after that goal," Gionta said. "You can skate as hard as you want and condition off the ice. It's definitely an adjustment getting back into games and getting back into that game shape. I just tried keeping it simple tonight to try to catch up with that."
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 09:36:00 AM

Stephen Gionta (ankle) is ready to rejoin the New Jersey Devils.

Gionta was sidelined for 11 straight contests. He has two assists in 21 games this season.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 02:23:00 PM

Stephen Gionta (ankle) practiced Monday and he may be fine to play Wednesday.

"I think it's a possibility," he said. "Obviously, that's not my call. It's up to the coaches and if they call my name I'll be ready to go." Coach Pete DeBoer is taking a "day-to-day" approach with Gionta, who has been out of action since Nov. 23.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 04:06:00 PM

Stephen Gionta (ankle) has been skating by himself.

Gionta isn't ready to take part in a Devils' practice yet. He hasn't played since Nov. 23.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 09:48:00 AM

Stephen Gionta (ankle) has been put on the injured reserve list.

Gionta has already missed a game, so the move is retroactive Saturday. He has two points in 21 games this season.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 10:28:00 AM

Stephen Gionta re-injured his ankle in the first period Saturday.

He tried to play a few more shifts but was forced to leave the game later in the first stanza. "I don't know what the course of action is going to be," Gionta said. "It's a little frustrating. I keep tweaking it." Gionta has only two assists in 21 games with a minus-five rating so you don't need to know a lot more as he has no fantasy value.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 08:02:00 AM

Stephen Gionta (ankle) is expected to play Wednesday.

Gionta's status was in doubt after he sustained the ailment during Tuesday's practice. He doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 03:43:00 PM

Stephen Gionta has sustained an ankle injury.

Gionta is still optimistic about his chances of playing in Wednesday's contest against Anaheim. He has an assist in 18 games this season.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 06:39:00 PM

It looks like Stephen Gionta (ankle) will play on Friday.

Gionta had been considered a "game-time decision." He's projected to serve on the fourth line.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 06:42:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Ryan Carter
4Jacob Josefson
LW1Adam Henrique
2Tuomo Ruutu
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Michael Ryder
3Damien Brunner
4Steve Bernier
5Dainius Zubrus
6Mike Sislo
D1Andy Greene
2Marek Zidlicky
3Bryce Salvador
4Mark Fayne
5Anton Volchenkov
6Adam Larsson
7Peter Harrold
8Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Martin Brodeur