Thread: News Article: Interesting tidbit about Gomez
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01-28-2009, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by McRanger View Post
If you think that being described as a "second half" player means you coast until January, you are not only new to hockey, but to sports in general. In most sports playing best in the "second half", in other words down the stretch, is a huge compliment. Saying he is lazy is like saying because someone who always steps up his play in the playoffs they are not putting up any effort the rest of the time. Its moronic.
I think you're the one who's new to hockey if you don't understand the connotations that second half bring when they are associated with Scott Gomez. It isn't that he becomes great in the second half, it's that he plays like garbage in the first half. He did that a number of seasons in New Jersey.

Don't tell me that I don't know what I'm talking about. I love watching hockey, whether it is the Rangers or it isn't. I've seen my fair share of Devil games over the years. I know how Gomez plays. This is business as usual for Gomer.

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