• Ex-Sabres captain Brian Gionta retires after 16 NHL seasons

    23 days ago - By Boston Herald

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Brian Gionta has retired after 16 NHL seasons, two Olympic appearances and a Stanley Cup title with the New Jersey Devils in 2003. The 39-year-old forward once captained the Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens. He said at a news conference Monday he wants to stay involved in hockey and spend more time with his family. Gionta has agreed to a part-time job as a player-development assistant with the Sabres. He is from nearby Rochester, New York, and lives in Buffalo.
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  • Brian Gionta to announce retirement after 16 NHL seasons

    Brian Gionta to announce retirement after 16 NHL seasons

    23 days ago - By Sporting News

    Gionta, who lives in Buffalo, is reportedly in discussions with the Sabres about a part-time off-ice role with the team.
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  • AP source: Brian Gionta set to retire after 16 NHL seasons

    23 days ago - By Boston Herald

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that forward Brian Gionta is retiring after 16 NHL seasons. Gionta is 39 and a former Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres captain and two-time U.S. Olympian. He won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 2003. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Monday because Gionta hasn't publicly revealed what he plans to announce during a news conference later in the day at the Sabres' arena.
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