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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres enforcer John Scott was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Thursday. And teammate Patrick Kaleta‘s appeal to reduce his 10-game suspension was denied by league commissioner Gary Bettman. Scott was suspended pending a disciplinary hearing for a blindside hit to the head that leveled Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson in Buffalo’s 5-2 loss a day earlier. Scott has been given the opportunity to attend an in-person hearing, which has not yet been scheduled. The hearing is offered when a suspension has the potential to exceed five games. The news didn’t get any better for Buffalo, which is now down two roster spots because of suspended players. Bettman issued a 17-page decision outlining why he turned down Kaleta’s appeal to reduce a 10-game ban for an illegal hit to the head on Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson on Oct. 10. In supporting league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan‘s initial ruling, Bettman noted Kaleta was a repeat offender, havin...
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Sabres enforcer John Scott is going to get a call from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for his vicious head shot on Bruins forward Loui Eriksson during the third period of Wednesday night’s game in Buffalo. After Eriksson passed the puck up ice to a teammate, Scott skated toward him from the side and delivered a hard hit with the head being the principal point of contact...
For those of you who were hoping for something bad to happen to Buffalo’s buffoon John Scott on Wednesday night, you got your wish. Big John had a tummy ache following his disgusting head-hunting elbow on Bruins forward Loui Eriksson.
Scott, who tried to decapitate the B’s winger during Boston’s 5-2 win, spoke to the media on Thursday regarding the ugly play that earned him...
John Scott has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL for his illegal hit to the head on Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson from Wednesday’s game in Buffalo, and now he will meet with the league’s Department of Player Safety for an in-person hearing.
John Scott in-person hearing on Thursday for Illegal Check to the Head of Loui Eriksson.— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety...
Buffalo Sabres left wing John Scott will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday, Oct. 31 for a hit on Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson during the game Oct. 23 at First Niagara Center.
Scott was offered the opportunity for an in-person hearing as required by provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for any suspension that can exceed five games...
Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson is staying behind in Buffalo for precautionary reasons after being blindsided by a check to the head by Sabres enforcer John Scott.
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli provided the update a few hours after the Bruins 5-2 victory Wednesday night. Chiarelli said Eriksson was staying in Buffalo overnight and was expected to return to Boston on...
The MetroWest Daily News's Dan Cagen points us toward a video in which we get to witness the latest suspension-worthy infraction from Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott, who very purposefully elbowed Boston Bruisn forward Loui Eriksson in the face:
Last night, Buffalo Sabres pylon, hack, one-dimensional forward, John Scott hit Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson in the head with one of the dirtiest hits I have seen this season. It doesn't appear that the players are learning anything. Scott's teammate Patrick Kaleta is already serving a 10-game suspension for his dirty hit on Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson...
As the lyric from the title song from the '70s thriller "The Poseidon Adventure" goes, "there has to be a morning after".
John Scott spoke after the Sabres practiced today.
Good news for concussed Boston Bruins winger Loui Eriksson. Bruins head coach Claude Julien told Bruins TV on Saturday morning that Eriksson is making progress in his recovery from his injury that he suffered at the elbow of Buffalo Sabres winger John Scott.
"Loui's doing okay, I guess, for a guy who suffered a concussion," said Bruins Head Coach Claude Julien...
There's no point to John Scott. Seriously. The guy has five career points in 180 games and never finishing with a positive plus/minus rating. Dude hasn't scored a goal since '09-'10 season.
And for the people ready to talk about fighters, there's a huge difference between enforcer and a goon, and John Scott is captain of the latter. Guy can barely...
The Boston Bruins take on the San Jose Sharks Thursday night in the first of two games between the teams and San Jose’s lone visit to TD Garden. The Bruins (6-2) will be taking on a Sharks team that’s shown no shortage of offense through nine games, leading the league with a ridiculous 40 goals (six more than runner up Toronto) en route to the league’s best record (8-0-1)....
With the NHL season well underway we're way overdue in checking in on one of our favorite local announcers - Boston Bruins play by play man Jack Edwards. Let's spin the Jack Edwards Wheel of Insanity and see where we land...
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Crazed Twitter rant it is! We just narrowly missed out on another Sirhan Sirhan reference.
Jacko had to...
By: Rich Miller (@pensbender)
This is pretty straight forward, right? John Scott is a statue on skates and is basically as one-dimensional as they come in today’s NHL. In 187 career games, he’s tallied five points. Five. It’s counterproductive, yet punch throwers and cheap-shot artists like Scott continue to take roster spots away from guys who can actually play hockey...
With Loui Eriksson sidelined indefinitely, this would be a great time for Jarome Iginla to step up his offensive game for the Boston Bruins.Iginla has a goal and three assists in his last three games working with center David Krejci and winger Milan Lucic. That line has produced eighth goals, 17 assists and a plus-17 rating.“It’s been longer than I would’ve liked, but it sure...
2 p.m.: The Bruins just got done as good of a three-game road trip as you can have. The B’s outscored their opponents 13-4 in wins over Florida, Tampa Bay and Buffalo.
But none of those teams tested the Bruins like they’ll be tested Thursday night at TD Garden. The club returns home to find the San Jose Sharks waiting for them. Not only do the Bruins have to complete the second...