Gionta did not take part in the Sabres’ morning skate and will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury. With Gionta out, Zemgus Girgensons will play on a line with Jack Eichel and Evander Kane. GIonta remains day-to-day.
Gionta (lower-body) will not play on Thursday; listed as day-to-day.
Gionta suffered an injury in practice on Tuesday and has missed the last two practice sessions, so he will be held out of the lineup tonight. Head coach Dan Bylsma said Gionta could play if he had to, but they don’t want to risk making the injury worse. He is day-to-day.
Gionta (lower-body) is not on the ice for the Sabres’ morning skate; questionable for Thursday’s game.
Gionta missed Wednesday’s practice and was not on the ice for today’s morning skate which suggests he won’t play tonight vs. the Senators. With Gionta sidelined, Sam Reinhart appears to be moving up in to the Sabres’ top six.
Gionta has been out since December 21st, but will be back in the lineup on Tuesday in Calgary. Gionta was back on a line with Torrey Mitchell and Brian Flynn. He has four goals and seven assists in 34 games.
Gionta (concussion) returned to practice on Sunday.
Gionta has been sidelined with a concussion since December 21st. He has missed the last nine games, but returned to the ice this morning. His return to practice suggests that he could be back in the lineup on Tuesday vs. the Red Wings.
Gionta has been out with a head injury since December 21st. He likely sustained a concussion and will miss a couple of weeks. With the week-to-week tag, there won’t be many updates on Gionta’s status until he is closer to returning to the lineup.
Gionta left Sunday’s game with a head injury and did not return.
Gionta was levelled by Matt Bartkowski in Sunday’s game and retired to the dressing room immediately after. Bartkowski was ejected from the game, but will not face any supplementary discipline. Gionta will be re-evaluated on Monday and likely sit out until after the Christmas break.
The Sabres have signed Brian Gionta to a three-year deal worth $12.75 million.
Gionta, 35, will very likely be handed the C after signing a three-year deal with the Sabres this afternoon. He had 18 goals and 22 assists (40 points) in 81 games with the Canadiens last season. He will be comfortably in the Sabres top-6 and should be able to top the 40 point plateau.