San Jose Sharks
Scott Gomez
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POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 202
BIRTHDATE: 12/23/1979
BIRTHPLACE: Anchorage, AK, USA
DRAFTED: NJD: 1998-27 overall
AWARDS:
Calder Memorial Trophy (1)
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.
2012-13 Game Notes
- Signed as a free agent with San Jose on Jan. 23
- Played 11 games with Alaska (ECHL) during the lockout
- The 2000 Calder Memorial Trophy winner, awarded to the League’s best rookie, was named to the 2000 NHL All-Rookie Team
- A two-time NHL All-Star (2000, 2008), he has made three Stanley Cup Finals appearances with New Jersey (2000, 2001 and 2003), winning the Stanley Cup twice (2000, 2003)

FIN FACTS

- With the Canadiens, Gomez wore the number 91 for the 2009-2010 season (reverse 19) as his former two numbers were retired by the Montreal Canadiens organization (Number 19 of current Sharks Associate Coach Larry Robinson and the number 23 of Bob Gainey).