Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 10/24/13
(John Scott of the Buffalo Sabres faces on-ice justice at the hands of Adam McQuaid after his late hit on Loui Eriksson during 3rd period action last night.){Photo via www.theobserver.com)Goon. Type the word into the Google search engine and you will receive the following result: "a bully or thug, especially one hired to terrorize or do away with the opposition." Goon. Refer to the Merriam-Webster dictionary and discover this definition: "a person who is hired to threaten, beat up or kill someone." Goon. Hockey fans are accustomed to the term and may substitute names like enforcer, fighter, tough guy, pest or agitator in its place. Regardless, in Boston today the word "goon" is associated with one man - John Scott.After the Bruins had notched their fourth goal of the game in the third period last evening in Buffalo to extend their lead to 4-2, Scott took aim at Loui Eriksson on a blind-side, elbow-raised hit. The impact sent Eriksson to the ice leaving him motionless and moved...
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