By Brandon J. Koch
The US Hockey Hall Of Fame was announced today.
Former Sabres captain Brian Gionta was one of five in the 2019 class.
— USA Hockey (@usahockey) September 4, 2019
Gionta, a 3rd round pick in the 1998 draft, played 230 games in three seasons with the Sabres, scoring 40 goals and 103 points.
US Hockey history:
•Has represented the U.S. at the Olympic Winter Games (2006)
• Has played for Team USA in five International Ice Hockey Federation world championships
• U.S. Men’s National Junior Team (1998,1999)
• U.S. Men’s National Team (2000, 2001, 2005)