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Scott Gomez | Center

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (34) / 12/23/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
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Scott Gomez wasn't available to play Thursday because of an illness.
It was the second straight he missed as a result of not feeling well. Gomez has appeared in only 46 games with the Panthers this season, most of which he missed as a healthy scratch. He has two goals and 12 points this year. Apr 11 - 7:55 AM

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Scott Gomez scored a lone goal in Florida's 2-1 loss to Phoenix Thursday night.

It was Gomez's second goal of the season and first since opening night. Defenseman Dimitry Kulikov assisted the lone goal for the Panthers.
Mar 21 - 3:56 AM

Scott Gomez will remain with the Florida Panthers after clearing waivers on Wednesday.

Florida is going to play their young centers for the remainder of the season, so it's unlikely that Gomez will see much playing time. He has one goal and seven assists in 29 games this year.
Mar 6 - 10:53 AM

Scott Gomez has cleared waivers.

Gomez was placed on waivers Tuesday and none of the 29 other NHL teams were interested in his services. With only one goal and eight points in 29 games, it is not hard to see why. It remains to be seen if Gomez will remain with Florida or be sent to the minors. Stay tuned.
Mar 5 - 12:37 PM

The Florida Panthers have placed Scott Gomez on waivers.

Gomez has a goal and eight points in 29 games this season. There's a chance that a team might claim him for the sake of adding some veteran leadership.
Mar 4 - 12:30 PM

Scott Gomez will get out of the press box on Friday.

Gomez has a goal and five points in just 21 games in 2013-14. He's getting a chance to play though because Aleksander Barkov is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Jan 24 - 12:36 PM

Scott Gomez was a healthy scratch again on Saturday for the Florida Panthers.

He hasn't played in 16 of the past 18 games and his last appearance came on Dec. 28 against Detroit. Gomez has one goal, five points and 15 shots in 21 games this campaign.
Jan 13 - 10:13 AM

Scott Gomez will suit up for Florida on Saturday.

He has played in just one of the team's last 11 games and he's skated in five of the 22 games that interim coach Peter Horachek has been behind the bench. He's projected to play on the fourth line with Jimmy Hayes and Shawn Matthias.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 04:50:00 PM

Since returning from a groin injury, Scott Gomez has barely been used by the Florida Panthers.

Gomez has only participated in one of the Panthers' last 10 contests. When he has played this season, he's averaging just 13:43 minutes per contest. He's been on a downward slope for a while and at the age of 34, there's very little reason to own him even in deeper leagues.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 12:18:00 PM

Scott Gomez was scratched again Tuesday night.

He's missed some time with a groin injury and he's been kept out as a coach's decision as well during his current six-game absence. "[Gomez] probably could play but could he play 20 minutes? No," interim coach Peter Horachek said.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 07:09:00 AM

Scott Gomez has been dealing with a groin injury.

He has missed three of the team's past four games with the ailment. In 14 games this season, Gomez has one goal and three assists.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 10:12:00 AM

Scott Gomez was a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game versus Edmonton.

He joined Krys Barch and Matt Gilroy in the press box. Gomez has a goal and three assists in 14 games this season.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 07:46:00 AM

In Friday night's game against the Penguins Scott Gomez played on a line featuring Jonathan Huberdeau and Kris Versteeg.

Gomez has played well in his limited stint with the Cats and he is getting the opportunity to play a prominent role with the team. Playing alongside one of the rising stars in the NHL won't hurt his fantasy value. If Gomez is a FA in your hockey pool we suggest you pick him up for your reserve list.
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 10:57:00 AM

Scott Gomez scored in his Florida Panthers debut Thursday night.

He netted the team's first goal of the season on a feed from Scottie Upshall. Gomez recorded just two goals in 39 games for the San Jose Sharks last season.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 10:31:00 AM

Scott Gomez is looking to take on a veteran leadership role with the Florida Panthers.

Gomez benefited greatly in his early days with the New Jersey Devils from their veterans like Joe Nieuwendyk, Scott Stevens, Bobby Holik and Scott Niedermayer and hopes to do the same for Panther youngsters such as Aleksander Barkov, Justin Huberdeau and Erik Gudbranson. Gomez was a scoring forward during his Devils days but at age 33, those days are long gone and a 25-30 point season is the best anyone could hope for. He is not worth drafting unless in the deepest of leagues and it should be very, very deep.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 06:59:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Nick Bjugstad
3Dave Bolland
4Derek MacKenzie
5Brandon Pirri
LW1Jussi Jokinen
2Jonathan Huberdeau
3Tomas Fleischmann
4Sean Bergenheim
RW1Brad Boyes
2Scottie Upshall
3Tomas Kopecky
4Shawn Thornton
5Jimmy Hayes
D1Brian Campbell
2Dmitry Kulikov
3Erik Gudbranson
4Willie Mitchell
5Dylan Olsen
6Alex Petrovic
7Aaron Ekblad
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya
3Dan Ellis