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Scott Gomez
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: December 23, 1979  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Anchorage, AK, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: NJD / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (27th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1999-2000
Has 121g-353a-474pts in 588 games with NJ; passed B. Holik for 5th in team history with GWG Feb. 23 vs. Ari Needs 1a to tie J. MacLean for 3rd in NJD history...Notched first career GDG Feb. 17 vs. Buf...Recorded points in three straight twice: Feb. 20-23 (1g-2a-3pts, current) & Dec. 11-15 (2g-2a-4pts)...Had points in back-to-back games three times, most recently Feb. 13-14 (2a)...Recorded season-high 1g-2a-3pts Jan. 3 vs. Phi...Appeared in 1,000th NHL game Dec. 27 at NYR...Posted 1g-1a-2pts Dec. 15 at NYI; assist was 338th with NJ, passing S. Stevens for 4th in team history...Notched 2a three times: Jan. 19 at SJ, Jan. 14 at LA & Dec. 8 at Car...Scored 1st goal with NJ since Mar. 28, '07 on Dec. 13 at Dal...Made season debut Dec. 2 at Pit.; became 25th player to be re-acquired and see action with NJD Signed contract Dec. 1 Posted career-high 33g-51a-84pts in 2005-06...Led league with 56a in 2003-04 (tie)...Recipient of 2000 Calder Trophy...A member of NJ s 2000 and 2003 Stanley Cup teams.
BCHL All-Rookie Team (1997) WHL West First All-Star Team (1999) NHL All-Rookie Team (2000) Calder Memorial Trophy (2000) ECHL First All-Star Team (2005) ECHL Leading Scorer (2005) ECHL MVP (2005) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2008) Signed as a free agent by Alaska (ECHL), October 25, 2004. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2007. Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers with Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto for Chris Higgins, Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko, June 30, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to upper body, groin and head ijuries. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Alaska (ECHL), September 28, 2012. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, January 23, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 31, 2013.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury