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Marcel Goc | Center

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/24/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 197
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Marcel Goc will be back in the lineup Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.
After being a healthy scratch Tuesday night against the Flyers, Goc will be back on the fourth line Wednesday. The Penguin sent down forward Bobby Farnham to the AHL, creating a spot for Goc to fill in the lineup. In 41 games played this year, Goc has just two goals and two assists with a minus four rating. Jan 21 - 5:01 PM
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Marcel Goc and Andrew Ebbett will sit out Tuesday's tilt with the Philadelphia Flyers.

If your pool rewards faceoff wins and hits, then Goc is a good player for depth as he has just four points and 36 shots on goal through 41 games this season. Goc has 51 hits and has won 54% of his faceoffs with 224 wins overall. Ebbett however has no value to speak of.
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Jan 20 - 6:50 PM

Marcel Goc will return to the lineup and center Pittsburgh's fourth line versus Montreal on Saturday night.

After missing Wednesday's game due to illness, he'll skate between Zach Sill and Craig Adams. While none of the three offer traditional fantasy value, Adams does have 82 hits in 35 games this season, Sill has 43 PIMs and 63 hits in 26 games, and Goc has 43 hits while winning over 54% of his faceoffs through 37 games.
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Jan 10 - 6:21 PM

Marcel Goc (illness) participated in Friday's practice.

Goc wasn't able to play on Wednesday, but he should be back Saturday. "I feel good today and should be fine," Goc said. "For a few days I wasn't feeling well so they kept me off the ice." He has a goal and three points in 37 contests this season.
Jan 9 - 4:37 PM

Marcel Goc (illness) won't play Wednesday against Boston.

"It's just sickness, nothing else," said coach Mike Johnston. Goc was forced to miss Monday's practice due to an illness as well.
Jan 7 - 11:42 AM

Marcel Goc is dealing with an illness.

Goc missed Monday's practice as a result. He has a goal and two assists in 37 contests in 2014-15. Consider him day-to-day.
Jan 5 - 2:54 PM

Marcel Goc (foot) suited up in Thursday's game against Vancouver.

He won five of his eight faceoffs and had a minus-1 rating in 11:35 of ice time. Goc missed two games with a foot injury.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 02:08:00 AM

Marcel Goc said that he feels healthy enough to play in Thursday's game against Vancouver.

Of course Goc still needs to be cleared by team doctors before being reinserted into the lineup. The 31-year-old has one goal in 22 games this season. He's missed the last two games with a foot injury.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 05:24:00 PM

According to coach Mike Johnston, Marcel Goc (foot) might be back in the lineup on Tuesday.

He sat out Saturday's contest with a foot injury. Goc has one goal in 22 games this season.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 12:57:00 PM

Marcel Goc will not be able to suit up Saturday when the Penguins visit the Hurricanes.

After blocking a shot off his foot Friday night, Goc will have to sit out Saturday. He is listed as day-to-day and Penguins coach, Mike Johnston, believes the injury is not too serious. Andrew Ebbett was called up from the AHL and will take Goc's place centering Zach Sill and Craig Adams. Pascal Dupuis (blood clot) and Beau Bennett (LBI) continue to be sidelined.
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Sat, Nov 29, 2014 05:10:00 PM

Marcel Goc left Friday's game with an injured foot in the first period and did not return.

It could be a big loss for the Penguins as Goc was established as Pittsburgh's fourth line center. There is no word at this time as to the severity of the injury but the Penguins were forced to scramble on Friday as Evgeni Malkin took some double shifts.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 09:29:00 AM

Marcel Goc inked a one-year, $1.2 million extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Pittsburgh Penguins sent third and fifth round picks to Florida to acquire Goc in March. He doesn't do much offensively, but he is a solid defensive center.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 06:03:00 PM

Marcel Goc (ankle) returned to the Pittsburgh lineup on Saturday.

Goc had been sidelined for a month before his return as he skated on the fourth line. Goc played 10:37 minutes and had three hits along with a blocked shot and a shot on goal in addition to a minor penalty.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 08:59:00 AM

Marcel Goc (ankle) said he feels good but his participation in Game 5 will be a coach's decision.

He has been sidelined since Mar. 27 with an ankle injury. Goc skated on the team's fourth line again during Saturday's game-day skate. He could help the Penguins on the penalty kill and on faceoffs, so look for him to play.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 03:35:00 PM

Center Marcel Goc (ankle) seems poised to make his series debut on Saturday.

Goc was inserted into the Pens' fourth line during the Pens' practice on Friday. The Penguins and Blue Jackets meet for Game 5 in their playoff series Saturday. "I feel good," said Goc, who was acquired from Florida at the deadline in exchange for draft picks. "We’ll see if coach puts me in or not." Goc skated on a line with left wing Tanner Glass and right wing Craig Adams Friday morning. He said such a grouping should be a disruptive force against the fast and physical Blue Jackets. "If we can chip in a goal, I think that would be a big help for the team," said Goc, who missed the final nine games of the regular season because of a foot injury. "But be physical, be hard to play against and get the other team off their game." Goc had 11 goals and 12 assists in 62 games for Florida before being acquired by the Penguins at the deadline. The German-born center had no goals and two assists in 12 games for the Penguins before suffering his injury.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 09:38:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
5Mark Arcobello
6Andrew Ebbett
7Scott Wilson
8Zach Sill
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3David Perron
4Nick Spaling
5Blake Comeau
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Bryan Rust
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Scott Harrington
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss