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10-29-2011, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by NYR Sting View Post
How were Jagr and Gomez perfect for each other on paper? On paper, they were a horrible fit for one another (and not surprisingly, were a horrible fit in reality, as well). Their styles don't mesh at all. Then again, aside from Brian Gionta, Gomez has never meshed well with anyone.
Agreed.

And at that point in Jagr's career, he was more of a puck distributor than a scorer. And he was better at distributing the puck than Gomez was. Having Gomez on that line was redundant, as Jagr's 30+ goal days were likely behind him.

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