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Stephen Gionta | Winger | #11

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/9/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'7' / 175
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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

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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

Stephen Gionta missed Wednesday's practice because of a back injury.

He suffered an injury to his lower back against Columbus on Tuesday night. Gionta felt sore after his back "gave out" on him and it's unclear if he'll be able to play on Friday.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 04:24:00 PM

Stephen Gionta (hand) has been taken off of the injured reserve list.

Gionta was already projected to return on Tuesday, but now we have further confirmation. He should skate on the fourth line with Dainius Zubrus and Jacob Josefson.
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 06:39:00 PM

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3Joseph Blandisi
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6Jon Merrill
7Yohann Auvitu
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