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Tom Gilbert | Defenseman | #6

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (34) / 1/10/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 202
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 4 (129) / COL
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Tom Gilbert has signed a one-year contract with the Nuremberg Ice Tigers of the German league.
Gilbert had a goal and five points in 18 games with Los Angeles in 2016-17. The 34-year-old defenseman is a veteran of 655 career NHL contests. Jul 22 - 2:06 PM
Source: NBC Sports

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Los Angeles has traded Tom Gilbert to Washington in exchange for a conditional fifth-round draft pick.

He will report to Hershey of the AHL. He has one assist in minor-league outings this season. Gilbert had one goal and five points in 18 games with the Kings prior to being demoted.
Feb 15 - 12:52 PM

Tom Gilbert will report to AHL Ontario.

Gilbert cleared waivers Thursday afternoon, so this demotion was expected. He has a goal and five points in 18 games with Los Angeles.
Feb 2 - 5:56 PM

Tom Gilbert went unclaimed on waivers.

The Kings will likely send Gilbert to the minors, but that hasn't been confirmed yet. He has a goal and five points in 18 contests this season.
Feb 2 - 1:03 PM

Los Angeles has put Tom Gilbert on waivers.

He has been scratched for the last four games. Gilbert has five points in 18 outings with Los Angeles this campaign.
Feb 1 - 1:24 PM

Tom Gilbert will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Gilbert was also scratched in last night's game against the New York Rangers. He has one goal and four assists in 18 games in 2016-17. Nic Dowd and Matt Greene are still out with injuries.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 24 - 7:03 PM

Tom Gilbert will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the New York Rangers.

Gilbert played 13 minutes in Los Angeles' last game, but he had been scratched in their previous 12 games. He has one goal and four assists in 18 games this season. Nic Dowd and Matt Greene will both miss the game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 23 - 7:05 PM

Tom Gilbert is expected to sit for the 5th straight game on Tuesday against the Sharks.

Gilbert has five points in 17 games this season but is struggling to crack the lineup in Los Angeles. Matt Greene and Andy Andreoff are also both expected to be scratched for tonight's game.
Jan 3 - 10:02 PM

Tom Gilbert will sit as a healthy scratch against the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday night.

Gilbert has appeared in 17 games (1-4-5) averaging 15:36 in ice time per game. He's missed two of the last three, and only dressed in five of the last 16 Kings games. Joining him will be Andy Andreoff.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:01:00 PM

Tom Gilbert will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Columbus.

Gilbert had dressed in each of Los Angeles' previous three games, but he'll sit tonight. He has one goal and four assists in 16 games this season. Kyle Clifford will join him in the press box, while Dustin Brown sits this one out with an injury.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 07:01:00 PM

Tom Gilbert, Devin Setoguchi and Teddy Purcell will each be scratched against the Coyotes on Thursday.

Each of these three have had trouble cracking the lineup, playing just five time since early November. Gilbert has four points through 13 games, while Purcell has just two in 12 games. Setoguchi meanwhile has but seven points in 23 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 08:43:00 PM

Tom Gilbert will sit out his second straight game on Sunday as the Kings take on the Ducks.

With just four points through a dozen games, the veteran defender doesn't offer much in the way of fantasy value.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 04:02:00 PM

Tom Gilbert will be scratched against the Devils on Saturday.

Gilbert has posted four points through 12 games with the Kings, tacking on 17 blocks as well. He does not boast much fantasy vale.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 03:46:00 PM

Tom Gilbert scored his first goal with the Kings during Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Jets.

It was the tally that helped force overtime in the first place, coming late in the third period. The veteran defender is off to a fine start in LA, now with four points and 14 blocks through 10 games.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 06:27:00 PM

Tom Gilbert and Jordan Nolan will be scratched against the Senators on Friday.

Nolan hasn't played since Nov. 1st. Gilbert meanwhile has posted three helpers with nine blocks in eight games thus far.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 07:22:00 PM

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