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Islanders give Stephen Gionta two-way deal, recall him from AHL

New Jersey Devils v New York Islanders

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 03: Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save against Stephen Gionta #24 of the New York Islanders during their pre season game at Barclays Center on October 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders signed forward Stephen Gionta to a one-year, two-way contract Wednesday and recalled him from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League.

The 33-year-old Gionta had a goal and two assists in seven games for Bridgeport. Last season, he had a goal and 10 assists in 82 games for the New Jersey Devils. The former Boston College star has 15 goals and 35 assists in 270 career games, all with New Jersey.

The Islanders host Buffalo on Friday night.