Brian Gionta
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"Brian Joseph Gionta" is an American professional ice hockey player and the Captain (ice hockey)/captain of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He goes by the nickname "Gio" from his teammates and The Rochester Rocket, dubbed by the media. Although small in stature compared to most other players (Gionta is currently the second-shortest player in the NHL; fellow Boston College Eagle Nathan Gerbe is two inches shorter), he is known for his tenacious play.

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