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There's a new Gionta in town

Updated: May 23, 2012, 4:42 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- It is both a testament to his own determination and a statement on the very nature of the New Jersey Devils organization that Stephen Gionta is not only playing every night but is making a difference in these playoffs.

It's hard to imagine that Gionta would have been given the opportunity to live out his hockey dreams anywhere else in the National Hockey League.

Like his brother Brian, who happens to be the captain of the Montreal Canadiens, Stephen is small of stature ...

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