Thread: Proposal: Sign Scott Gomez this week?
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01-17-2013, 04:16 AM
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Originally Posted by bauer View Post
i'd rather have Talbot or Wellwood centering our 4th line. and who says he's even signing for 1M anyway? if multiple teams are interested in him, he'll likely get a bit more than that. i don't get the fascination some people have with wanting him here. he's really not all that good anymore. i'd take a chance on Redden before i'd touch Gomez.
If Talbot is on the 4th line, then who is replacing him on the 3rd line? I don't see how the bottom 6 isn't better with Gomez in it rather than Rinaldo.

Originally Posted by Qyburn View Post
Distraction is a very good word for it.

Some guys you bring in have a positive effect on team chemistry. Most are a wash. He'd almost definitely be a negative.

I'd put him in the category of "avoid at ALL COSTS".

Originally Posted by ilovetheflyers8 View Post
I think Gomez would be a good third liner as mentioned by some above, but I don't really see the need for him.
There is always a need to get better. Last time I checked, the Flyers don't have a roster like the '84 Oilers. If Gomez is better than any of the Flyers 12 forwards, they should get better by signing him.

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