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Tom Gilbert | Defenseman

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (32) / 1/10/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 204
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Tom Gilbert returned to the lineup on Monday.
Sergei Gonchar missed Montreal's 2-0 win over Detroit due to an upper-body injury, so Gilbert played in his place. He posted a plus-1 rating and one shot in 20:32 of ice time. Feb 17 - 10:02 AM

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Tom Gilbert will play Tuesday versus Nashville.

He was a healthy scratch on Saturday, but this time Mike Weaver will be in the press box. Gilbert has seven points in 41 games with the Canadiens this campaign.
Jan 20 - 5:29 PM

Tom Gilbert will be a healthy scratch on Saturday night against the New York Islanders.

Mike Weaver is making his return to the lineup after missing 14 games with a concussion tonight, so that may have more to do with this than anything else. Either way Gilbert has seven points, 22 PIMs, and 84 hits through 41 games this season.
Jan 17 - 5:52 PM

Tom Gilbert had arguably his best game as a member of the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

The Habs defeated the Penguins 4-1 in Pittsburgh, and Gilbert had a goal, an assist and a plus-4 rating in the game. The 31-year-old has two goals, seven points and a plus-8 rating in 37 games for Montreal this season.
Jan 4 - 1:48 PM

Tom Gilbert will draw back into the lineup on Tuesday.

He was a healthy scratch for both of Buffalo's wins over Montreal over the weekend. He will replace Bryan Allen in the lineup.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 03:56:00 PM

Tom Gilbert will once again be on the sidelines as a healthy scratch Saturday night.

Gilbert watched from the press box Friday night and will do so again Saturday when Buffalo visits Montreal. Gilbert has posted a goal and two helpers in 23 games for the Habs this season. Bryan Allen will pair up with Mike Weaver in Gilbert's place.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 06:14:00 PM

Tom Gilbert and Michael Bournival will be scratched in Buffalo on Friday night.

There is no known injury, so they must be healthy scratches. Mike Weaver and Bryan Allen will dress.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 07:01:00 PM

Tom Gilbert might be scratched on Friday night.

Montreal has dressed seven defenseman in their last four games, but Eric Tangradi is expected to play on the fourth line after being recalled from the minors. The Canadiens also appear to be likely to use Mike Weaver and Bryan Allen as the third defense pairing.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 09:15:00 AM

Tom Gilbert scored his first goal of the year in the Canadiens 2-1 shootout win over Flames on Tuesday.

Gilbert was the only Montreal player to ripple the mesh as they were badly out-shot 38-19 in regulation and overtime. His goal was unassisted which helps no fantasy owners that had Habs in their lineup. Montreal will be in Vancouver on Thursday.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 12:26:00 AM

Tom Gilbert has been skating alongside Andrei Markov at the beginning of training camp.

"Today was their best day," coach Michel Therrien said following Sunday's team scrimmage. "They're starting to build more chemistry. We'll get more answers when we start playing exhibition games." Gilbert signed a two-year deal with Montreal worth $5.6 million when free agency opened in July. He collected three goals and 28 points in 73 games last season as a member of the Florida Panthers.
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 11:19:00 AM

Tom Gilbert has been signed by Montreal for two years and $5.6 million.

He essentially replaces Josh Gorges who was traded to Buffalo. If Gilbert is motivated he could be a nice second power-play rearguard. Expect 25-30 points in 2014-15.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 12:43:00 PM

Tom Gilbert had sports hernia surgery on Thursday, so he's done for the rest of the season.

He notched three goals and 28 points in 73 games with the Panthers. He was a pleasant surprise in Florida after earning a spot on the club from a professional tryout during training camp.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 06:31:00 PM

Tom Gilbert could be one of many Florida Panthers who will be traded once the NHL is back in full swing following the Olympics.

The Panthers are 15th in the 16-team Eastern Confernce and really have no chance to make the playoffs. Players who are on one-year contracts such as Gilbert, Marcel Goc, Tim Thomas, Scott Gomez, Brad Boyes and defenseman Mike Weaver could be on the move. Stay tuned.
Sat, Feb 8, 2014 11:01:00 AM

Tom Gilbert provided Florida with a rare power-play goal in Tuesday's win over Toronto.

He opened the scoring in an eventual 4-1 victory. Florida received the only two power plays of the contest. The Panthers still own the league's worst power play with just 17 goals on 183 opportunities.
Wed, Feb 5, 2014 07:03:00 AM

Tom Gilbert will enter Thursday's action in a three-way tie for Florida's scoring lead.

Gilbert has two goals and 22 assists for 24 points in 53 games, which ties him with rookie Aleksander Barkov and Brad Boyes for the club lead. "It's one of those things, pucks are going in when you touch them," said Gilbert. "I'm getting minutes. ...I'm making things simple, just getting the puck to the net." He racked up 45 points with the Edmonton Oilers in 2008-09 and he's on pace to get between 35-40 points this campaign. .
Thu, Jan 30, 2014 09:44:00 AM

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2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Michael Bournival
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RW1Brendan Gallagher
2P. A. Parenteau
3Brandon Prust
4Devante Smith-Pelly
5Dale Weise
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Sergei Gonchar
4Alexei Emelin
5Tom Gilbert
6Mike Weaver
7Nathan Beaulieu
8Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
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