Zuccarello: Rangers Are My Club

As soon as news broke that the Rangers decided to sign Mats Zucarello to a one-year deal instead of a long term contract, many fans expressed their concern that the diminutive winger could leave the Blueshirts as an unrestricted free agent next season for a bigger pay day. However, Zuccarello has always shown allegiance to the Rangers signing cap friendly deals in an attempt to keep...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers draft Aaron Ekblad at No. 1

The Florida Panthers selected defensman Aaron Ekblad with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday. Ekblad was named the Ontario Hockey League’s Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14.  He led all blueliners with 23 goals, finishing tied for fifth with 53 points. From STATISTICS SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A P PIM 2011-2012 BARRIE OHL 63 10 19 29 34...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Five years later, Gomez trade still haunts Montreal

Every now and then, a trade goes so wrong for a team that it negatively impacts the franchise for years to come. In June 2009, the Montreal Canadiens made such a deal when they acquired Scott Gomez as part of a seven-player trade. It’s a move easy to criticize In hindsight, but even at the time it was a questionable as Gomez came with an annual cap hit of roughly $7.4 million...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s Revisit the Ryan McDonagh Trade

With the Eastern Conference Finals set and in honor in one of the greatest trades in NYR history, the reaction and fallout to “the trade” in all its glory… How does a team trade Ryan McDonagh for Gomez's contract? Isn't the team trading Gomez's contract supposed to trade the blue-chipper? — Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) June 30, 2009 Hahahaha Ryan McDonagh...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers fire interim coach Peter Horachek

Florida Panthers vice president and general manager Dale Tallon announced Tuesday that interim coach Peter Horachek has been fired. “Peter worked very diligently since taking over as interim head coach in November, but at this time we feel that a fresh approach and a new direction is needed behind our bench,” Tallon said. “We will immediately begin an extensive search for...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Devils Make Run At Callahan?

During the course of their history, the New Jersey Devils have seen a number of key players bolt the swampland for the bright lights of Manhattan. Bobby Holik, Scott Gomez, John MacLean and Bruce Driver just to name a few. But it looks like Ryane Clowe might have swung the pendulum the other way as Randy Miller at wonders if the Devils could make a run at Ryan Callahan this...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens in Hindsight: Sometimes you lose in a trade

Once a trade has been made between clubs in any sport, it usually takes time, before anyone can say if one team won the deal. A few years back, the Montreal Canadiens acquired Scott Gomez from the New York Rangers, and if one looks back on that deal today, the Rangers are clearly the big winners.Gomez was not a good fit with the Canadiens, and his poor results on the ice, led to...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Leading scorer Barkov (lower body) out for Panthers, Gomez gets rare game

Florida will be without talented rookie and leading scorer Aleksander Barkov tonight when it hosts the Avalanche in Sunrise. Barkov, who tops all Panthers with 24 points this year, will miss his first game of the season after suffering a lower-body injury against Buffalo on Tuesday. In his place, veteran Scott Gomez will draw into the lineup for the first time in 11 games — Gomez...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Gomez: I'm ready when called on by Panthers

Former Devils center Scott Gomez has been scratched by the Florida Panthers from the last five games and from 15 of the last 17. He won’t play Saturday night against the Devils, but said he is enjoying his time with the Panthers. “It’s a good young team. I’m helping the young guys out," Gomez said. "I’m staying in shape ready to be called on. It’s been a good...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander choosing among three

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - River Ridge (La.) John Curtis assistant coach Scott Gomez breaks down cornerback Terrence Alexander's options.
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Gomez, Yes, Scott Gomez, will suit up tonight for the Panthers

Panthers coach Peter Horachek changed his mind and decided to start Scott Clemmensen in goal tonight against the Detroit Red Wings to give Tim Thomas another day to recover fully from a groin strain that will now keep him out of seven straight games. Thomas hasn’t played since winning two games in four days against the Red Wings on Dec. 7 and 10th. Thomas told the Sun Sentinel...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Scott Gomez misses third game in a row with groin

It was thought that the Florida Panthers were not playing Scott Gomez because of his poor play as of late. But as it turns out he has missed the last three games due to a groin injury and is considered to be day to day. All this according to the Miami Heralds George Richards. The 33 year old Gomez, in 15 games thus far has just four points. Most came early on in the season, as his...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Gomez Ready To Help The Panthers Any Way He Can

from Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel, The 5-foot-11 Gomez is quick to point out that he's a young 33, and while he's happy to serve as a mentor, he signed a one-year, $900,000 contract to rekindle a stalled career and return to the playoffs for the 12th time in his 14th NHL season. While he's known for finishing plays (701 points in 941 career games), Gomez...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Spiegel: Why Such Hate For Scott Gomez?

Just a quick hit here in the dog days of summer before NHL camps ramp up next month. I am working on another article for next week, but I must say I was surprised by the reaction to my last blog entitled: Does Scott Gomez Make The Panthers Better? (ripple effect). This is the link-- Over the years I've received...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Spiegel: Does Scott Gomez Make The Panthers Better? (ripple effect)

There was a reason Scott Gomez was available for $900,000. Just six seasons ago he was making $10 million per year, and it's been a rapid decline since. Last season he had 2 goals and 13 assists in 39 games for the Sharks. So what does Gomez arriving in South Florida mean outside of the fact his last name makes him a perfect fit for this part of the country? The chain reaction...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Best post-lockout Ranger: Round 1, Scott Gomez (8) vs. Mats Zuccarello (9)

Jagr got the win, as expected. As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Yesterday we saw #1 Jaromir Jagr take out #16 Wade Redden. Today’s matchup is #8 Scott Gomez vs. #9 Mats Zuccarello: Scott Gomez (acquired – 2007 unrestricted free agent) Scott Gomez...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Gomez signs with Panthers

Scott Gomez gets 900k for on 1 year deal from #Panthers. — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) July 31, 2013 Forward Scott Gomez signs with his third NHL team in three seasons. Gomez has played in the NHL for 14 season scoring (171g-530a--730pts) and has had a hard time hitting the back of the net as of late, scoring only 11 goals in the last three seasons. Advice, don't select...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Give Scotty Gomez A Chance by   Steven Ellis

Scott Gomez has inked a one-year deal with the Florida Panthers worth $900,000. After much criticism for not living up to his seven year, $51.5M contract that he signed with the New York Ranger back in 2007, Scott Gomez was let go by the Montreal Canadiens via buy-out, the same day former Rangers defenseman Wade Redden was released. On June [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers, Scott Gomez agree to deal

Two-time Stanley Cup champion Scott Gomez is joining the Florida Panthers. The Panthers said Wednesday that they agreed to terms with the veteran center on a one-year deal. Gomez leads all active U.S.-born NHL players in assists with 530 and points with 701. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said Gomez adds ''further depth to the middle of our lineup'' and will...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Eklund: Scott Gomez Signs with Florida

One year deal. For a kid from Alaska... Not a bad place to play. Solid signing by Panthers. Gomez will help on thee power play and with experience.
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers agree to 1-year deal with veteran C Scott Gomez

Two-time NHL All-Star center Scott Gomez has agreed to a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers, executive vice president and general manager Dale Tallon announced Wednesday. Gomez, 33, has played for four teams over a 13-year career. Last season in San Jose, he record two goals and 13 assists in 39 games. He ranks first among active U.S. born players in assists (530) and points...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers sign veteran C Scott Gomez for 1 year

The Florida Panthers agreed to terms the veteran center Scott Gomez on a one-year contract on Wednesday. Gomez 33 has played in 941 NHL games for the New Jersey Devils (1999-2007) the New York Rangers (2007-2009) the Montreal Canadiens (2009-2012) and the San Jose Sharks (2012-2013) recording 171 goals with 530 assists. He ranks first among active U.S. born players in assists (530...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Agree to One-Year Contract with C Scott Gomez

Florida Panthers Executive VP/General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with C Scott Gomez on a one-year contract. “Scott is a veteran center who adds further depth to the middle of our line-up” said Tallon. “He is a quick and skilled forward with a wealth of hockey experience including two Stanley Cup titles who will be a leader for our...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Gomez Signs With Florida

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers Executive VP/General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with C Scott Gomez on a one-year contract. “Scott is a veteran center who adds further depth to the middle of our line-up,” said Tallon. “He is a quick and skilled forward, with a wealth of hockey experience including two Stanley Cup titles, who will...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Cam Gore: Who should the Sharks buyout?

With the new CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) teams have the option of buying out two players, but it is a one-time buyout and the clock is ticking. We have already seen the effects of the buyout in San Jose as current Shark Scott Gomez was bought out by the Montreal Canadians and re-signed here. He was making 7.0 million in Montreal and the league minimum of $700,000 with the Sharks....
Via HockeyBuzz
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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