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Brian Gionta

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-7 (170 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs. (80 kg)

Born: January 18, 1979 in Rochester, New York
Draft: New Jersey, 3rd round (82nd overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Boston College
Current salary: $4,250,000
Current cap hit: $4,250,000

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com



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NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2001-02 23 NJD NHL 33 4 7 11 10 8 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 58 6.9 443 13:25
2002-03 24 NJD NHL 58 12 13 25 5 23 10 2 0 3 12 1 0 129 9.3 858 14:48
2003-04 25 NJD NHL 75 21 8 29 19 36 21 0 0 8 5 3 0 174 12.1 1105 14:44
2005-06 27 NJD NHL 82 48 41 89 18 46 23 24 1 10 31 10 0 291 16.5 1625 19:49 AS-4,Hart-13
2006-07 28 NJD NHL 62 25 20 45 -3 36 14 11 0 4 13 7 0 194 12.9 1167 18:49 AS-10
2007-08 29 NJD NHL 82 22 31 53 1 46 13 8 1 4 18 13 0 257 8.6 432 1498 18:16 30 25 54.5 52 14 37 37
2008-09 30 NJD NHL 81 20 40 60 12 32 14 3 3 1 31 8 1 248 8.1 431 1374 16:58 51 81 38.6 44 28 28 25 Selke-46
2009-10 31 MTL NHL 61 28 18 46 3 26 18 10 0 3 12 6 0 237 11.8 409 1266 20:45 7 6 53.8 36 33 36 27
2010-11 32 MTL NHL 82 29 17 46 3 24 20 7 2 6 13 4 0 298 9.7 521 1609 19:37 19 40 32.2 87 31 45 27 Selke-31
2011-12 33 MTL NHL 31 8 7 15 -7 16 6 2 0 0 6 1 0 75 10.7 154 602 19:26 14 19 42.4 35 13 15 13
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 48 14 12 26 3 8 9 5 0 3 10 2 0 112 12.5 198 870 18:07 14 28 33.3 37 23 23 15 Byng-41
2013-14 35 MTL NHL 81 18 22 40 1 22 16 2 0 3 16 5 1 184 9.8 336 1446 17:51 23 37 38.3 46 52 38 21
2014-15 36 BUF NHL 69 13 22 35 -13 18 9 3 1 2 16 6 0 153 8.5 253 1246 18:03 69 100 40.8 61 31 31 20
7 yrs NJD NHL 473 152 160 312 62 227 99 48 5 30 117 42 1 1351 11.3 1709 8070 17:04 81 106 43.3 96 42 65 62
5 yrs MTL NHL 303 97 76 173 3 96 69 26 2 15 57 18 1 906 10.7 1618 5792 19:07 77 130 37.2 241 152 157 103
1 yr BUF NHL 69 13 22 35 -13 18 9 3 1 2 16 6 0 153 8.5 253 1246 18:03 69 100 40.8 61 31 31 20
Career NHL 845 262 258 520 52 341 177 77 8 47 190 66 2 2410 10.9 3580 15109 17:53 227 336 40.3 398 225 253 185

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 29 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 1126.5 1083 912 54.3 1.1 843 702 54.6 2.1 6.5 93.2 99.6 56.6 43.4
2008-09 30 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 1078.0 1074 894 54.6 2.2 812 679 54.5 1.9 9.3 91.3 100.7 52.0 48.0
2009-10 31 Montreal Canadiens NHL 61 940.4 1032 969 51.6 0.6 765 723 51.4 0.3 9.1 92.0 101.0 55.0 45.0
2010-11 32 Montreal Canadiens NHL 82 1186.4 1359 1118 54.9 6.3 1021 830 55.2 5.3 6.9 92.3 99.1 50.4 49.6
2011-12 33 Montreal Canadiens NHL 31 437.9 431 422 50.5 -1.1 316 304 51.0 -2.9 9.6 89.0 98.7 44.6 55.4
2012-13 34 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 683.5 644 607 51.5 -2.0 465 432 51.8 -1.8 7.9 92.6 100.5 47.7 52.3
2013-14 35 Montreal Canadiens NHL 81 1175.3 1022 1222 45.5 -1.4 768 864 47.1 -0.6 7.8 93.6 101.4 38.7 61.3
2014-15 36 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 985.4 790 1139 41.0 4.5 592 821 41.9 4.0 7.8 92.4 100.2 43.4 56.6
5 yrs NHL 48 4423.5 4488 4338 50.8 1.2 3335 3153 51.4 0.9 8.0 92.3 100.3 47.0 53.0
2 yrs NHL 82 2204.5 2157 1806 54.4 1.6 1655 1381 54.5 2.0 7.9 92.2 100.1 54.2 45.8
Career NHL 69 7613.4 7435 7283 50.5 3.3 5582 5355 51.0 3.1 7.9 92.3 100.2 48.2 51.8

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 23 NJD NHL 33 4 0.12 0.21 0.33 0.12 0.24 1.76 5 8 13 5 16 0 8 2 10 0.4 1.0 1.4
2002-03 24 NJD NHL 58 10 0.21 0.22 0.43 0.17 0.40 2.22 14 14 28 11 38 6 28 1 5 1.6 1.3 2.8
2003-04 25 NJD NHL 75 13 0.28 0.11 0.39 0.18 0.48 2.32 25 9 34 16 54 8 31 4 19 2.5 2.2 4.6
2005-06 27 NJD NHL 82 36 0.59 0.50 1.09 0.44 0.56 3.55 48 39 87 37 123 51 62 8 18 8.5 2.9 11.4 AS-4,Hart-13
2006-07 28 NJD NHL 62 18 0.40 0.32 0.73 0.29 0.58 3.13 26 20 46 20 69 34 39 1 -3 3.6 1.7 5.3 AS-10
2007-08 29 NJD NHL 82 20 0.27 0.38 0.65 0.24 0.56 3.13 24 33 57 22 71 31 44 5 1 3.8 2.1 5.9
2008-09 30 NJD NHL 81 21 0.25 0.49 0.74 0.26 0.40 3.06 21 41 62 23 77 19 57 11 12 4.3 2.0 6.3 Selke-46
2009-10 31 MTL NHL 61 20 0.46 0.30 0.75 0.33 0.43 3.89 31 19 50 22 72 22 57 10 3 4.5 1.7 6.2
2010-11 32 MTL NHL 82 20 0.35 0.21 0.56 0.25 0.29 3.63 32 18 50 22 78 26 61 12 3 3.6 2.2 5.8 Selke-31
2011-12 33 MTL NHL 31 6 0.26 0.23 0.48 0.20 0.52 2.42 9 8 17 7 25 5 29 2 -7 0.9 0.4 1.4
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 48 11 0.29 0.25 0.54 0.22 0.17 2.33 27 22 49 21 49 22 28 4 3 2.0 0.9 2.9 Byng-41
2013-14 35 MTL NHL 81 16 0.22 0.27 0.49 0.20 0.27 2.27 20 24 44 17 54 12 50 8 1 2.6 1.8 4.4
2014-15 36 BUF NHL 69 13 0.19 0.32 0.51 0.19 0.26 2.22 15 24 39 15 47 12 61 13 -13 1.9 1.1 3.0
7 yrs NJD NHL 473 123 0.32 0.34 0.66 0.26 0.48 2.86 163 164 327 134 448 149 269 32 62 24.7 13.0 37.7
5 yrs MTL NHL 303 73 0.32 0.25 0.57 0.24 0.32 2.99 119 91 210 90 278 87 225 36 3 13.6 7.1 20.6
1 yr BUF NHL 69 13 0.19 0.32 0.51 0.19 0.26 2.22 15 24 39 15 47 12 61 13 -13 1.9 1.1 3.0
Career NHL 845 208 0.31 0.31 0.62 0.25 0.40 2.85 297 279 576 238 773 248 555 81 52 40.1 21.2 61.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2001-02 23 NJD NHL 6 2 2 4 -1 0 1 0 1 2 16 12.5 103 17:08
2002-03 24 NJD NHL SC 24 1 8 9 5 6 1 0 0 0 59 1.7 349 14:31
2003-04 25 NJD NHL 5 2 3 5 -2 0 1 1 0 0 9 22.2 78 15:41
2005-06 27 NJD NHL 9 3 4 7 -1 2 1 1 1 2 29 10.3 181 20:06
2006-07 28 NJD NHL 11 8 1 9 5 4 5 3 0 1 37 21.6 212 19:15
2007-08 29 NJD NHL 5 1 0 1 -2 2 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 28 89 17:52 0 1 0.0 7 2 3 1
2008-09 30 NJD NHL 7 2 3 5 0 4 2 0 0 0 23 8.7 41 125 17:49 15 7 68.2 4 2 6 2
2009-10 31 MTL NHL 19 9 6 15 -6 14 5 4 0 1 70 12.9 128 422 22:11 7 11 38.9 26 8 13 8
2010-11 32 MTL NHL 7 3 2 5 -6 0 2 1 0 2 35 8.6 51 158 22:36 1 1 50.0 13 2 5 3
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 2 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 6 34 17:10 0 1 0.0 4 1 1 2
2013-14 35 MTL NHL 17 1 6 7 0 2 0 0 1 0 40 2.5 70 303 17:49 4 3 57.1 11 7 6 2
Career NHL 1 112 32 36 68 -10 34 19 10 3 8 337 9.5 474 2054 18:20 27 24 52.9 65 22 34 18

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 29 New Jersey Devils NHL 5 72.5 66 59 52.8 0.9 54 51 51.4 1.4 5.3 88.6 93.8 41.2 58.8
2008-09 30 New Jersey Devils NHL 7 88.9 97 84 53.6 3.6 74 62 54.4 2.2 7.0 90.9 97.9 47.9 52.1
2009-10 31 Montreal Canadiens NHL 19 295.7 286 330 46.4 2.5 208 232 47.3 3.7 6.9 91.0 97.9 51.7 48.3
2010-11 32 Montreal Canadiens NHL 7 123.0 134 139 49.1 7.1 100 100 50.0 7.1 3.8 88.8 92.6 48.3 51.7
2012-13 34 Montreal Canadiens NHL 2 23.5 24 25 49.0 -9.9 22 19 53.7 -10.3 0.0 87.5 87.5 28.6 71.4
2013-14 35 Montreal Canadiens NHL 17 257.2 248 288 46.3 -1.5 191 208 47.9 -0.7 7.8 91.9 99.7 35.1 64.9
4 yrs NHL 19 699.3 692 782 46.9 0.9 521 559 48.2 1.7 6.3 90.8 97.0 43.7 56.3
2 yrs NHL 5 161.4 163 143 53.3 2.6 128 113 53.1 1.8 6.3 89.9 96.2 44.4 55.6
Career NHL 5 860.7 855 925 48.0 0.9 649 672 49.1 1.2 6.3 90.6 96.9 43.9 56.1

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1994-95 16 Rochester Jr. Americans EmJHL 28 52 37 89
1995-96 17 Niagara Scenic ON-Jr.A 51 47 44 91 59
1996-97 18 Niagara Scenic ON-Jr.A 50 57 70 127 101
1997-98 19 Boston College Eagles H-East 40 30 32 62 44
1998-99 20 Boston College Eagles H-East 39 27 33 60 46
1998-99 20 United States WJC-A 6 6 5 11 6
1999-00 21 Boston College Eagles H-East 42 33 23 56 66
1999-00 21 United States WC-A 7 2 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 13 15.4
2000-01 22 Boston College Eagles H-East 43 33 21 54 47
2000-01 22 United States WC-A 9 2 0 2 -1 6 2 0 0 0
2001-02 23 Albany River Rats AHL 37 9 16 25 0 18 8 1 0 0
2004-05 26 Albany River Rats AHL 15 5 7 12 0 10 3 2 0 2
2004-05 26 United States WC-A 7 2 1 3 1 6 1 1 0 0
2005-06 27 United States Olympics 6 4 0 4 -1 2 1 3 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 52 14 23 37 0 28 11 3 0 2
Career 1 Season EmJHL 28 52 37 89
Career 4 Seasons H-East 164 123 109 232 203
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 4 0 4 -1 2 1 3 0 0
Career 2 Seasons ON-Jr.A 101 104 114 218 160
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 23 6 2 8 0 14 4 2 0 0 13 15.4
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 6 5 11 6

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1996-97 18 Niagara Scenic ON-Jr.A 6 6 11 17 21
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 6 6 11 17 21
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2006 USA 4 0 -1 2 19 12
Car 4 0 -1 2 19 12

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 13 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Brian Gionta 11.4 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.4 3.0 2.9 2.8 1.4 1.4
J.P. Dumont 89.1 8.4 6.9 6.2 5.9 5.8 5.2 4.4 3.0 2.2 1.6
Dennis Maruk 86.4 11.0 8.2 7.0 6.9 6.1 5.4 5.3 3.8 2.9 2.2
Jere Lehtinen 86.3 7.5 6.7 6.5 6.1 5.7 5.0 4.6 2.7 1.7 0.8
Normie Himes 85.5 7.1 4.6 3.9 3.9 3.7 2.6 2.4 2.1 1.0
Ken Randall 85.5 6.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.1
Eric Daze 85.4 9.7 7.2 6.0 5.7 5.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 0.8 0.2
Milt Schmidt 85.4 7.5 6.6 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.6 2.6 0.8
Brenden Morrow 85.3 9.8 7.1 6.4 5.8 5.3 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 1.2
Harry Oliver 85.2 9.6 6.2 5.5 5.0 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 0.7 0.7
Sergei Samsonov 85.2 9.2 8.2 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.2 4.4 3.5 2.0 1.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Brian Gionta 11.4 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.4 3.0 2.9 2.8 1.4 1.4
Danny Grant 86.2 8.7 6.8 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.5 3.5 2.3 1.6 1.1 0.3 0.0 -0.8
Normie Himes 85.5 7.1 4.6 3.9 3.9 3.7 2.6 2.4 2.1 1.0
Ken Randall 85.5 6.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.1
Eric Daze 85.3 9.7 7.2 6.0 5.7 5.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Mike Bullard 85.1 9.3 7.4 6.2 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.0 2.8 1.3 -0.1
Jim Pappin 85.0 9.2 7.4 6.6 6.0 6.0 4.9 4.2 2.9 2.2 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.1
Mike Ribeiro 84.8 10.5 7.9 7.1 7.0 6.5 6.5 6.3 5.2 5.1 4.1 4.0 1.4 1.2 0.0 -0.2
Harry Oliver 84.8 9.6 6.2 5.5 5.0 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 0.7 0.7 -0.3
Brian Sutter 84.5 7.3 6.7 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.4 4.6 2.7 1.5 0.4 0.2 -0.2
Adam Graves 84.3 9.8 6.8 6.3 5.5 5.1 5.0 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.1 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

July 1, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2009.

January 10, 2012: Missed majority of 2011-12 due to arm injury vs. St. Louis, January 10, 2012.

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