Stephen Gionta (C)
2011-12: Appeared in 56 games for Albany before finishing the season with New Jersey â€¦ was a member of the NHLâ€™s 2012 Eastern Conference Championship team â€¦ produced seven points with three goals and four assists during 24 Stanley Cup Playoff games â€¦ had 16 points with six goals and 10 assists at the AHL level â€¦ scored first AHL goal of the season as the game-winner against Binghamton on Nov. 2 â€¦ tied a franchise record with his 52nd career Devils goal against Norfolk on Nov. 11 â€¦ became the franchiseâ€™s all-time goal scorer by netting the game-winning goal at Springfield on Nov. 27 â€¦ passed Michael Swift (2008-11) for goals in a AHL Devils uniform â€¦ became clubâ€™s all-time assists leader with his 73 helper for the Devils, passing Patrick Davis (2006-11), against Syracuse on Dec. 14 â€¦ returned after missing nine games with a lower-body injury at Syracuse on Feb. 24 â€¦ had a goal, an assist and a plus-2 rating against Providence on Mar. 30 â€¦ recalled by New Jersey on Apr. 5 â€¦ netted first career NHL goal â€“ the game-winner â€“ against Ottawa on Apr. 13 â€¦ 2010-11: Began and finished season with Albany and retained team captaincy â€¦ appeared in 54 games, totaling 10 goals, 20 assists for 30 points â€¦ saw action in 12 games with New Jersey â€¦ recalled to New Jersey (NHL) on Nov. 4 â€¦ made NHL debut against New York Rangers on Nov. 5 â€¦ played 12 games for New Jersey â€¦ assigned to Albany on Dec. 10 â€¦ became the all-time leading scorer for the AHL Devils with is 116th points â€“ an assist at Syracuse on Mar. 16 â€¦ 2009-10: Played 68 games, scoring 15 goals and 19 assists â€¦ served as team captain â€¦ registered a career-high 34 points â€¦ appeared in 200th game with Lowell Devils against Providence on Nov. 14 â€¦ 2008-09: Registered 11 points (2g-9a-11pts) and 30 penalty minutes in 52 games with the Devils â€¦ 2007-08: Appeared in 63 games, scoring 16g-13a-29pts â€¦ finished third on team with 16 goals, including four game-winners â€¦was fifth on the team for power-play goals with five â€¦ notched a hat trick against Manchester on Dec. 2 and tallied two separate, two goal games against Hershey on Mar. 5 and against Manchester on Nov. 2 â€¦ named captain of the Devils mid-season â€¦ 2006-07: Played in 67 games with the Devils for his first full professional season â€¦ registered 15 points with seven goals and eight assists â€¦ 2005-06: Registered five goals and one assist in just three AHL games with the Devils after college career â€¦ scored a hat trick during his pro debut at Springfield on Apr. 13 â€¦
OTHER: Played four seasons of collegiate hockey for Boston College (Hockey East) from 2002-2006 â€¦ skated in 149 contests for the Eagles, registering 33 goals, 57 assists, and 90 points with 182 penalty minutes â€¦ as an alternate captain in â€™05-â€™06 season, scored a career best 11 goals and 21 assists; scored 32 points in just 39 games â€¦ appeared in the 2004 Frozen Four Tournament â€¦
TRANSACTIONS: Signed as a free agent by Albany, Apr. 12, 2006 â€¦ signed as a free agent by New Jersey, Aug. 26, 2010.