Brian Gionta to have biceps surgery
BROSSARD, Quebec -- Montreal Canadiens forward Brian Gionta will have surgery on his torn left biceps, knocking him out of the rest of the playoffs.
The Canadiens announced Wednesday that Gionta will undergo surgery on Friday. The Montreal captain sat out Games 2 and 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators with what was called an upper body injury.
Gionta was limited to 31 games in the 2011-12 season due to torn biceps.
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