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John Scott gets snowman tribute to celebrate All-Star Game heroics (pic)

The wild ride of John Scott’s improbable run to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game — not to mention a captaincy — came with many peaks and valleys, but it couldn’t have ended much better for the veteran enforcer given he was named the exhibition’s MVP after scoring twice and leading his Pacific Division squad to a championship. “It’s just another one on the list of stuff...
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Could John Scott be the 'spark' the Montreal Canadiens need?

In the bevy of tweets congratulating John Scott on his MVP performance in the NHL All-Star Game and subsequent NHL First Star of the Week, there was the obligatory chirp from the Montreal Canadiens’ account — you know, the team who got him in a trade a couple weeks ago and then immediately assigned him to their AHL affiliate.The tweet brings focus back to the Habs themselves...
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John Scott wins NHL All-Star MVP, zings Jeremy Roenick

It’s John Scott’s world and we’re all just living in it.  After the iconic everyman was voted into the 2016 NHL All-Star Game and named captain, it would have been a great story if it had ended with his stepping on the ice, getting a standing ovation, and having that be the fairy-tale conclusion. But Scott didn’t settle for that.  The enforcer with just 5 career goals...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NHL All-Star Game: John Scott Named MVP After Team Pacific Victory

The 2016 NHL All-Star Game was one of the league’s best in a long time, and John Scott made it happen. Scott was voted into the game by the fans despite being a fourth-line enforcer, and he made the weekend a lot of fun. He scored two goals and helped lead the Pacific Division team to victory, earning MVP honors as a result. A few of his teammates even hoisted the 6-foot-8 forward...
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John Scott explains his decision to play in the All-Star Game

The NHL tough guy was voted a captain and is honoring that selection for all the right reasons Embed from Getty Images   It started off as a joke, a mockery of the NHL's All-Star Game selection process. The NHL recognized it and tried to prevent it from happening. They couldn't.  When John Scott, longtime NHL tough guy and role player, took the ice for Saturday...
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WATCH: John Scott laughs at Patrick Kane getting booed

It’s probably safe to say Nashville Predators supporters aren’t big fans of Patrick Kane. The Chicago Blackhawks right wing is in Nashville, Tenn., this weekend for the NHL All-Star Game and Skills Competition, the latter of which took place Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena. Before Kane could participate in the evening’s festivities, though, he was heavily booed when...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Scott says NHL pressured him to drop out of All-Star Game

The NHL might have some explaining to do, if John Scott is to be believed. The former Arizona Coyotes enforcer was at the center of a recent controversy after he was selected as a captain for this weekend’s All-Star Game in Nashville. Scott was yo-yo’d between the NHL and the AHL before ultimately being traded to the Montreal Canadiens. The trade to the Canadiens — which...
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NHL: John Scott will captain Pacific Division at All-Star Game

The NHL made the right call Tuesday and announced John Scott will take part in the 2016 All-Star Game and its accompanying events in Nashville. Scott, a fourth-line grinder with minimal skill and value, was the top vote-getter by the fans. The then-Arizona Coyotes forward was set to captain the Pacific Division team under the league’s new All-Star Game format, but his trade to...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Scott voted All-Star Game captain

Every 75 to 76 years the earth experiences a phenomena that we call Halley’s Comet. It’s a sight to behold and is a once in a lifetime occurrence for most of us on Earth. The NHL may have just encountered it’s Halley’s Comet as John Scott, forward for the Arizona Coyotes, has been selected to the NHL All-Star Game as a captain for the Pacific Division. While the beauty may...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Coyotes put All-Star vote leader John Scott on waivers again

There quite possibly isn't a player in the National Hockey League having a more bizarre season than John Scott. The six-foot-eight bruiser might be leading the NHL All-Star voting, but that didn't stop the Arizona Coyotes from placing him on waivers for the second time this season, Mike Halford of NBC Sports reported on Friday morning. Scott was previously waived in early October...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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