Well it's finally official!
Brian Gionta has been named the 28th captain of the Montreal Canadiens and I couldn't be happier.
More reaction later but for now, here are a couple of links to peruse:
Habs Inside/Out - Gionta named captain
RDS - Le 28e capitaine du CH
Hockeybuzz.com - Habs "C" a Leader in Gionta
TSN - GIONTA NAMED 28TH CAPTAIN IN CANADIENS HISTORY
NHL.com - Gionta named captain of Canadiens
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