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Canadiens add Gionta to UFA stable

Updated: July 1, 2009, 9:04 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The makeover of the Montreal Canadiens continues Wednesday night with the signing of free-agent forward Brian Gionta to a five-year, $25 million deal.

In Montreal, Gionta will be reunited with former New Jersey Devils teammate Scott Gomez, the two having known offensive success together.

Habs GM Bob Gainey has been a busy man -- trading for Gomez on Tuesday before signing Gionta, Michael Cammalleri, Jaroslav Spacek and Hal Gill on Wednesday.

Gionta was fourth on the Devils ...

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