BUFFALO – The Cup. The Sabres always mention it. Brian Gionta won the Stanley Cup. Their captain knows how to win hockey’s biggest prize.
“The most important part,” Sabres winger Tyler Ennis said Tuesday inside the First Niagara Center.
Naturally, the ring Gionta, 36, won 12 years ago with the New Jersey Devils gives him instant credibility in a dressing room filled with youngsters. But the Greece native has earned his teammates’ respect and trust in other ways.
That’s why Sabres coach Dan …