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John Scott | Winger | #22

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (33) / 9/26/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 260
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John Scott went home to Traverse City, Mich. on Wednesday.
Montreal GM Marc Bergevin asked Scott if he wanted to go back to the AHL or see his family for the first time in two months, so the choice was obvious. He may have played his last career NHL game on Tuesday night. Apr 6 - 2:41 PM

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John Scott played 9:01 during his NHL return during Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Florida.

Scott took a minor and threw three hits, as he also saw 27 seconds with the man advantage. Hopefully this isn't the big man's last twirl in the bigs.
Apr 6 - 12:44 AM

John Scott will play in Tuesday's game against Florida.

He is being thanked by the Canadiens for his professionalism since going to the AHL's St. John's IceCaps. Scott will go back down after his one-game appearance with Montreal.
Apr 4 - 1:26 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have recalled John Scott from AHL St. John's.

Scott has played in 11 games with the Arizona Coyotes this season, but he's been down in the AHL since being acquired by Montreal earlier this year. Scott has two goals, four points and 85 penalty minutes in 27 games with the IceCaps. As you'll probably remember, Scott was named the 2016 All-Star Game MVP. He has no fantasy value.
Apr 3 - 5:22 PM

John Scott will report to AHL St. John's.

Scott temporarily left the team so that he could participate in the NHL All-Star Game and then be with his wife for the birth of their twin daughters. Scott is expected to spend the remainder of the season in the minors.
Feb 12 - 12:41 PM

John Scott and his wife Danielle welcomed twin girls to the world on Friday.

Estelle Vera and Sofia Leland bring the Scott's up to four beautiful girls in their lives, as four-year-old Eva and two-year-old Gabriella we seen enjoying Nashville during the All-Star weekend. Click the link below for an aww-inspiring photo.
Feb 5 - 8:55 PM

The helmet worn by John Scott at Sunday's All-Star Game will be displayed at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Scott captained the Pacific Division to a win in the game and scored two goals. He was chosen the most-valuable player in the tournament.
Feb 1 - 8:40 PM

John Scott has been named the NHL's first star of the week.

Scott captained the Pacific Division to victory at the NHL All-Star Game on Sunday with wins over the Central and Atlantic Divisions. He scored two goals against the Central in a 9-6 win and was named the MVP of the tournament.
Feb 1 - 12:13 PM

John Scott hopes that winning the All-Star game MVP will lead to him getting another shot in the NHL.

"I don't know if this changes anything. I believe I can play in the NHL. Maybe I opened a door." It's a great story, but Scott will remain a fourth line grinder who specializes in fighting. It doesn't look like he'll get an opportunity with Montreal.
Jan 31 - 9:11 PM

John Scott is your 2016 All-Star Game MVP.

Wow, what a story from zero to hero. From derision to a lifetime of memories. You know the story by now. Scott didn't score during the 1-0 final win over the Atlantic division, but he was hoisted by his teammates in celebration of their, and his, victory.
Jan 31 - 8:28 PM

John Scott proved his All-Star mettle by scoring two goals against the Central division.

Scott skated 5:18, sent three pucks on net and beat both Devan Dubnyk and Pekka Rinne in the 9-6 win. And boy howdy, did he have fun doing it. Find some highlights.
Jan 31 - 7:19 PM

There's a million reasons for the players in Sunday's All-Star Game to try to win.

The players are playing, among other reasons, for the grand prize of a $1M payout to the winning division. While Aaron Ekblad, Dylan Larkin, and Johnny Gaudreau are maxing out their Entry Level deals at a cool $925K, and John Gibson is only pulling in $721.6K this season (before jumping to $2.3M the next three seasons), John Scott is making bare minimum - $575K. The $90,909 each player from the winning squad will receives represents a 16% addition to one's earnings this season. By far the largest increase of any participating player. Still Scott isn't expecting much as he told Luke Fox of SportsNet, "Oh, gosh, no. It didn't even cross my mind. It's definitely not a factor." Imagine that, not being concerned over 90-large.
Source: Luke Fox
Jan 31 - 12:58 PM

John Scott had quite the ovation during Saturday's Hardest Shot competition.

He didn't beat Steven Stamkos, who topped out at 103.9 MPH (or the best shot not by Shea Weber), but Scott gave the crowd something to get on their feet for nevertheless. Scott launched a brilliant 95.9 MPH shot in his second attempt, and set everyone's heart a-flutter - including his daughter's in the gif below.
Jan 30 - 9:17 PM

John Scott is expecting to have some fun at the NHL All-Star festivities.

"It's nice to have that outside news go away and start focusing on having some fun and playing in the All-Star Game," Scott said. "It's nice, [the League has] been very welcoming. I sat down with [NHL Commissioner] Gary [Bettman] and we had a quick chat and he was good. He said, 'We are happy to have you here and we are going to have a good time and make the best of it.'" Scott will take part in the hardest shot competition in Saturday night's skills competition.
Jan 30 - 5:20 PM

John Scott wrote in The Players Tribune that an NHL representative tried to shame him by asking if his kids would be proud of him to be in the All-Star Game.

Scott wrote that was the final straw and that's when he decided he would participate in the game. "So when someone from the NHL calls me and says, 'Do you think this is something your kids would be proud of?'...That’s when they lost me.That was it, right there. That was the moment. Because, while I may not deserve to be an NHL All-Star, I know I deserve to be the judge of what my kids will — and won’t — be proud of me for." Good for Scott, who will play Sunday in the All-Star Game. The problem isn't Scott but the process.
Jan 30 - 6:57 AM

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