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Habs Have Options Regarding Gomez

from TSN,

Question No. 1: What should the Canadiens do with Scott Gomez and a contract that pays him $7.4 million for two more seasons?

Aaron Ward: Buy him out at season’s end. Last goal scored was February 5; that’s last season. 44 games, zero goals. You buy him out, recoup some of that money. You ought to be able to find someone for those millions to score goals over that period of time. I think he’s almost worn out his welcome at this point in Montreal.

Bob McKenzie: I would demote him to the minors, not necessarily this second, but if the Montreal Canadiens can go out and find a big centre or use the cap space - it’s almost $7.4 million cap hit - more effectively than with Scott Gomez (the Montreal Canadiens have lots of something - and that’s money). They’ve got a place in Hamilton and if they can make their team better by moving him down at the appropriate time, why not do it?...

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Hank1974's avatar

What? Trading for Gomez wasn’t a good idea??? Who knew???

Posted by Hank1974 on 11/17/11 at 11:18 AM ET

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