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Scott Gomez | Center

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (35) / 12/23/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
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Scott Gomez picked up his seventh goal of the season when he put home the Eric Gelinas off-angle rebound. Unfortunately, the Devils would fall to the Kings 3-1 on Monday night.
Gomez's tally made it 2-1 just 2:12 into the second period, offering the Devils some hope of coming back. But they'd offer LA three two power play, and fail to capitalize on one of their own before eventually falling 3-1. Gomez has had a nice return to the team that drafted him, awarding the Devils seven goals and 30 points through 49 games. Mar 23 - 10:37 PM

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Scott Gomez collected two assists in Friday's 3-1 win over Buffalo.

Gomez and Adam Henrique set up both goals by Steve Bernier during the second period. Gomez has recorded 23 helpers and 29 points in 47 games during his return to New Jersey this season.
Mar 21 - 8:17 AM

Scott Gomez scored a goal for New Jersey, but it wasn't nearly enough as the Devils dropped a 6-2 decision to Minnesota Tuesday.

Gomez has surprisingly recorded 27 points in 43 games since joining the Devils at mid-season, however those points have been accompanied by just six penalty minutes and a minus-10 rating. Dainius Zubrus also scored for New Jersey in the blowout loss.
Mar 10 - 11:46 PM

Scott Gomez had two assists in New Jersey's 5-2 victory against Philadelphia on Sunday.

That put Gomez into a tie for fourth place with Scott Niedermayer on New Jersey's all-time points list. Gomez, who returned to the Devils in 2014-15 after spending seven campaigns away from the squad, has 476 points in 590 career games with New Jersey.
Mar 9 - 10:20 AM

Scott Gomez could find himself on a new team when the NHL trade deadline comes to an end on Monday.

Gomez is having a nice offensive season, his first in four seasons as he has five goals and 23 points in 38 games. There are plenty of playoff bound teams looking for a boost in offense and Gomez could be targeted by some clubs.
Mar 1 - 7:42 AM

Scott Gomez (flu) feels well enough to play Friday.

Gomez was initially questionable due to the illness. He has five goals and 23 points in 37 games this season.
Feb 27 - 5:38 PM

Scott Gomez is "very questionable" for Friday's game due to the flu.

Gomez has five goals and 23 points in 37 games in 2014-15. His absence would compound the loss of Jaromir Jagr, who was dealt to the Florida Panthers on Thursday. Michael Ryder and Martin Havlat might both come out of the press box.
Feb 27 - 11:19 AM

Scott Gomez scored a goal in the Devils' 3-0 victory against Arizona on Monday.

Gomez has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last six games. He has reinvigorated his career in New Jersey with five goals and 23 points in 38 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 24 - 10:23 AM

Scott Gomez picked up another assist on Saturday and is now tied with Bobby Holik for fifth place in points in all-time New Jersey franchise history.

Gomez is only four points shy of Scott Niedermayer for fourth on the list. Gomez has 472 points in a New Jersey uniform and now has 22 points in 35 games this season.
Feb 22 - 7:52 AM

Scott Gomez picked up an assist on Friday.

It was the center's 471st point as a New Jersey Devil and he is now one point away from tying Bobby Holik for fifth place all-time in franchise history. Gomez has four goals and 21 points in 34 games this season. His name has been mentioned in trade talk so he may not have a chance to move into fifth spot this season.
Feb 21 - 8:31 AM

Scott Gomez could be on the move from New Jersey at the trade deadline.

Gomez has rebounded this season after scoring only two goals in each of the last three seasons and no more than 15 points, as he has four goals and 20 points in only 32 games. Teams could be looking for a playmaking center as they head into the playoffs and Gomez could be an inexpensive trade for someone on March 2.
Feb 15 - 8:22 AM

Scott Gomez missed his second straight practice on Wednesday.

The Devils are downplaying that by saying Gomez is "resting," but it's entirely possible that he's dealing with an injury. Although this might prove to be nothing, we're going to err on the side of caution by listing him as day-to-day.
Feb 11 - 11:14 AM

Gm Lou Lamoriello thinks that Scott Gomez can play in the NHL next season.

Lamoriello would not go so far as to say it would be with the Devils however. "The way Scotty is approaching it, he's doing everything he can to have success each and every night. He's not worrying about tomorrow," Lamoriello said. "And he's taking care of himself. He's in tremendous shape physically. He made that commitment last summer. That was the understanding we had prior to training camp: 'If you're going to try this, then you have to make a commitment away from the rink.' It's obvious he did that." Gomez has four goals and 18 points in 29 games this season.
Feb 8 - 9:42 AM

Scott Gomez picked up a pair of assists to help the New Jersey Devils upset the Sharks 5-2 in San Jose Monday night.

Gomez produced his 11th assist of the season on Steve Bernier's sixth goal of the season and the veteran center posted his 12th assist on Mike Cammalleri's 15th goal. Also scoring goals for the Devils were Jordin Tootoo (fourth), Travis Zajac (eighth) and Jacob Josefson (second). Josefson's goal was shorthanded. The Sharks took a 1-0 lead in this game but the Devils were ahead 2-1 by the end of the first period and 3-2 after the second. Adam Henrique also notched two assists for New Jersey and now has 15 helpers on the season.
Jan 20 - 12:59 AM

Scott Gomez has turned his career around since rejoining the Devils.

Gomez's career went on a downward path not long after he left New Jersey following the 2006-2007 campaign. It got to the point where he recorded just 12 points in 46 games with Florida last season. In 2014-15, he has four goals and 14 points in 22 games. "I'm in the place now I want to be," said Gomez. "I'm glad to be back. I believe in this team and I'm glad I could come back. This is where I wanted to be. I proved that waiting. This is where I play my best hockey."
Jan 19 - 10:43 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Scott Gomez
4Reid Boucher
5Jacob Josefson
LW1Adam Henrique
2Michael Cammalleri
3Ryane Clowe
4Stefan Matteau
5Dainius Zubrus
6Tuomo Ruutu
RW1Steve Bernier
2Stephen Gionta
3Jordin Tootoo
4Martin Havlat
5Michael Ryder
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Adam Larsson
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Mark Fraser
8Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid