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After the Rick Nash deal fell through, the Rangers made a minor move in sending a fifth round pick in this year’s draft to Chicago for defenseman John Scott. The first thing someone will notice about Scott is that he is big, listed at 6’8 and 258 lbs, the dude is a big boy. The undrafted defenseman, who is also capable of playing left wing, played four years at Michigan Tech before catching on with the Houston Aeros.
Scott got his first shot in the NHL with the Minnesota Wild, playing 71 games over two seasons with the Wild, putting together a line of 1-2-3 with 111 PIMS. So clearly, Scott is not an offensive threat. He finished with a -4 rating, but that’s neither here nor there. In 69 games with the Blackhawks over two seasons, he recorded two assists and another 120 PIMs, upping his total to 231 PIMs.
Per Hockeyfights.com, Scott has fought 54 times in the AHL and NHL, and never lost a fight. That’s right, he is a perfect 54-0 in fighting over his career. He’s so good that Floyd M...
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The Chicago Blackhawks had to make room when the more talented Johnny Oduya was acquired from the Winnipeg Jets for a couple of draft picks in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
So, John Scott had to go. And he will be missed.
The towering grinder has been an intricate part in helping plug some holes in the depth of the blue line. He’s fists has been the high-end of his game...
In a last second before the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline deal, the Blackhawks sent their main protector, defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers. TSN reports the Blackhawks received a fifth-round pick in exchange for Scott. Getting rid of Scott leaves the Hawks without a true “enforcer” to retaliate against the hits that will be made against Hawks star forwards Jonathan Toews...
The Blackhawks made a trade for a much-needed defenseman at the deadline Monday, bringing in Johnny Oduya. In the process they gave up on John Scott, trading him to the New York Rangers.…
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Rick Nash's Columbus Blue Jackets lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this afternoon, 4-2, despite the captain scoring shorthanded in the first period, however, the questions directed at Nash following the game were not concerning the loss. Instead, they were about his future in Columbus, or elsewhere, as Monday's trade deadline quickly approaches.
For obvious reasons...
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