The Scott Gomez comeback starts now. Gomez has signed a one-year, $700,000 pro-rated deal with the San Jose Sharks, as reported by ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. His deal comes just a handful of days after Wade Redden, his partner in bloated contracts that required buyouts, signed a deal with the St. Louis Blues.
Now that Gomez is back in an active NHL role and playing under a reasonable contract, what should we expect from the forward?
Someone is going to have to change the color scheme over at Did Scott Gomez Score. Ironically, the site also doubled as a "Does Scott Gomez have a team?" shortly after his previous contract was bought out.
Like Wade Redden, Gomez's new contract looks like spare change when compared to his old seven-year, $51.5 million contract he enjoyed with Montreal. At the very least, he'll have an opportunity to resurrect his career which has fallen to shambles over the course of the past several seasons.
Gomez has only scored mor...