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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 while seeing ice time in Chicago, as opposed to Rockford in the AHL.
In the end, hopefully the New York Rangers have a place for him as they acquired him for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft.
A cap hit of $512,000 a year for the last two years, Scott is set to become an unrestricted free agent this off-season.
Scott exemplified the personality of a Chicago grinder with his 48 penalty minutes in 29 games. He tallied one assist.
Take: A little disappointing to see Scott go, because he’s one of the most likable depth guys on the team with his on-again, off-again NHL career between the AHL. Hopefully the ...
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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...
The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward/defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers for a fifth round pick.
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 Rangers reported that Ryan Callahan did not practice this morning due to a sore foot. John Tortorella says he's not sure if the Rangers captain be in the line-up tomorrow....noticed Callahan skating gingerly to the bench after blocking a shot against the Devils Monday night. Please God don't make it another broken bone for Callahn during the final month of the season...
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for second and third round picks in next year's draft.
Chicago also sent defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers in a separate trade, receiving a fifth-round pick this year.
Oduya, 30, has a pair of goals and 11 assists this season. He is slated to be an unrestricted free agent...
When the dust settled, the Blackhawks had traded John Scott and second and third round picks in the 2013 NHL Draft for defenseman Johnny Oduya and a fifth round pick. Is that enough? Quite simply, no. It isn’t enough. Oduya … Continue reading →
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are shuffling their defense, picking up veteran Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets and sending John Scott to the New York Rangers.
This year’s trade deadline was absolutely one of the slowest one’s in recent memory. With only 14 trades on the day, which is less than half of what the total was in 2009 when 31 trades happened, the only trade the Rangers made today was the acquisition of John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks in [...]
It appears that the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone for the New York Rangers, with the team having acquired defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick.
So now, the Blueshirts will go forward with the team they currently have as team general manager Glen Sather and team head coach John Tortorella are showing that they believe...
The Rangers made one trade before the NHL dealing deadline, landing hulking defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks, but not coveted Columbus forward Rick Nash. After weeks of rumors and speculation, the price tag for Nash -- the Blue Jackets captain -- proved to be too high for the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers to give in to before Monday's deadline.
The Rangers made one trade before the NHL dealing deadline, landing hulking defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks, but not coveted Columbus forward Rick Nash.