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Stephen Gionta
Stephen Gionta
Number: 11
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 175
Shoots: Right
Born: Oct 9, 1983
Birthplace: Rochester, NY, United States
Is first in AHL Devils’ history with 371 games; is second with 58 goals and 140 points and third with 82 assists... 2012-13: One of six players in Devils’ lineup – and one of just four forwards – to see action in all 48 games during first full NHL season...Stats showed 4g-10a-14pts overall; scored all 4g and 11 of 14pts on home ice...Totals included points in back-to-back games three times: Apr. 18-20 (1g-2a-3pts), Mar. 10-13 (1g-1a-2pts) and Feb. 3-5 (2a)...Recorded two two-point games: 1g-1a Apr. 20 vs. Florida and 2a Jan. 31 vs. NY Islanders for first career multiple-point effort...Made NHL season debut Jan. 19 at NY Islanders after notching 2g-3a-5pts in 11 games with Albany (AHL)...Totals included points in back-to-back AHL games Jan. 5-6 (1g-1a-2pts)...Made season debut Dec. 8 vs. Bridgeport after signing AHL contract Dec. 3; served squad as alternate captain... Represented United States at 2013 World Championships (3g); helped team capture Bronze Medal...2011-12: Scored first career NHL/game-winning goal in his only NHL contest during regular-season finale Apr. 7 vs. Ottawa; appearance was his first in NHL since Dec. 4, 2010...Recalled from Albany Apr. 6 for second time in three days; AHL totals showed 6g-10a-16pts in 56 appearances...Statistics included points in back-to-back games three times, most recently Dec. 30- 31 (2a) and season-high 1g-1a-2pts Apr. 4 at Worcester...Played in all 24 post-season games for first career playoff action...Posted 3g-4a-7pts, including 1g-1a-2pts in game five of Eastern Conference Finals at NY Rangers...Fourth line of S. Bernier (2g-5a-7ps)-Gionta-R. Carter (5g-2a-7pts) combined for 10g-11a-21pts...2010-11: Split campaign between Albany (54 games) and New Jersey (12)...Played against his older brother, Brian, for first time in NHL career Dec. 2 vs. Montreal...Along with Brian, became fifth set of brothers in team history (A. & N. Broten, C. & J. Lemieux, S. & R. Niedermayer & Pa. & Pe. Sundstrom)...Scoreless with six penalty minutes in 12 NHL games; recalled from Albany Nov. 4...American Hockey League stats showed 10g, career-high 20a for 30pts and 21 PIM...Totals included seven multiple-point games, with season-high 3a Mar. 9 vs. Bridgeport...Notched 2g Jan. 5 vs. Adirondack...Became franchise’s all-time point-scoring leader with assist Mar. 16 at Syracuse (since surpassed)...Recorded points in back-to-back games five times, most recently Mar. 19-23 (2a)...Signed first NHL contract Aug. 26, 2010...2009-10: Played in career-high 68 AHL contests in fourth/final season with Lowell (AHL); posted career-high 34pts...Totaled points in three straight games twice, most recently Mar. 21-26 (2g-2a-4pts)...Recorded nine 2pt games, including 2g in home opener Oct. 10 vs. Worcester...Appeared in his 200th game with Lowell Nov. 14 vs. Providence...2008-09: Fifty-two games were fewest of pro career; missed 20 games due to leg injury suffered Nov. 5 vs. Philadelphia (AHL)...Notched only 2g of season over final ten appearances...Recorded points in back-to-back games twice, most recently Jan. 23-24 (2a)...2007-08: Finished third on Lowell with career-high 16g, including 4 GWG...Totals included hat trick Dec. 2 vs. Manchester, as well as two two-goal games...Named team captain mid- season... 2006-07: Played in 67 games for Lowell during first full pro season...Recorded lone multiple- point game of campaign with 1g-1a-2pts Feb. 17 vs. Bridgeport...Collected points in back-to-back games twice, most recently Feb. 17-18 (2g-1a-3pts)...OTHER: Appeared in 3 games with Albany River Rats (AHL) upon completion of collegiate career; signed AHL contract Apr. 12, 2006...Recorded 3g- 1a-4pts in pro debut Apr. 13 at Springfield; also notched 2g Apr. 16 at Binghamton...Played four seasons, 2002-03 to 2005-06, at Boston College (HE); registered 33g-57a-90pts and 182 PIM in 151 games...Appeared in two Frozen Four tournaments, including the 2006 NCAA Championship game...A member of the Eagles’ 2003, 2004 and 2005 Hockey East regular-season championship and 2005 playoff championship teams; teammates included current teammates P. Harrold and C. Schneider...A member of the 2000-01/2001-02 United States under-18 Development Programs.