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Newz Forum: HOCKEY: Gomez replaces Roenick on U.S. World Cup team

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posted on Jul, 14 2004 @ 04:46 PM
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Colorado Springs, CO (Sports Network) - Due to health concerns, Philadelphia Flyers forward Jeremy Roenick was replaced on Team USA's roster for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey by New Jersey forward Scott Gomez.
 

"We are disappointed Jeremy will not be able to play in the World Cup of Hockey although we certainly respect his health concerns and we wish him and his family the best," said Team USA General Manager Larry Pleau. "We're thrilled to be able to add a player with the abilities of Scott Gomez. It was a difficult decision to not select Scott to the initial roster, but there were some very good players not named. He'll be a quality addition to the team."

Gomez just completed his fifth season with the Devils. He played in 80 regular-season games and registered 70 points on 14 goals and a career-high 56 assists, making him the second-leading scorer on the club.

The World Cup of Hockey will be held August 30-September 14 across North America and Europe. Team USA will begin practicing in late August in Columbus, Ohio, and will begin play on August 31 against Canada at the Bell Centre in Montreal.




posted on Jul, 14 2004 @ 05:56 PM
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Last season was a very rough one for Roenick, he played at a very high level and also had some injuries, most notably a concussion and a shattered jaw. I think he is enjoying his rest and time with his family and preparing for next season. He's played in plenty of these during the summer and can't blame him for wanting to take this one off.



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