John Scott RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sharks won’t re-sign Hannan or Scott, Niemi’s future uncertain

    Pro Hockey Talk "Adam Burish wasn’t the only Shark to receive his walking papers Friday — shortly after news of Burish’s buyout went public, San Jose GM Doug Wilson told reporters the club was also parting ways with veterans John Scott and Scott Hannan. Scott, the heavyweight signed last summer to add an..." June 20

  • Sharks' John Scott suspended four games for sucker punch

    CBS Sports "The NHL's Department of Players Safety has suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott four games for punching an unsuspecting opponent. Scott delivered a backhanded punch to Anaheim Ducks defenseman Tim Jackman's jaw Monday night. He was not penalized on the play. This will be Scott's third..." December 25

  • Sharks' John Scott faces hearing over punch

    USA Today "San Jose Sharks tough guy John Scott received the first suspension of the season and is expected to get the next one - all for infractions against the same player. Wednesday, he'll have an afternoon phone hearing over his punch to an unsuspecting forward, the Anaheim Ducks' Tim Jackman. With..." December 24

  • Sharks' Scott doesn't agree with two-game ban

    CSN Bay Area "Suspended Sharks forward John Scott said on Tuesday morning that he accepts his two-game ban, although he doesn’t agree with it. To him, going after Ducks tough guy Tim Jackman was the same as Jackman initiating a fight with Scott a little more than two minutes into the game on Sunday night in..." October 29

  • Sharks' John Scott could face suspension for leaving bench to fight

    CBS Sports "In Sunday night's hockey game-turned-melee between the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks, there was a fair amount of carnage. The tensions were high throughout the game, but they reached a boiling point in the third period. Things really exploded in the last five minutes of the game. During the..." October 27

  • Sharks' John Scott here to 'patrol the ice'

    CSN Bay Area "John Scott is just like any other player skating with a new team – he wants to make a good first impression on his coaches and teammates. On the third day of training camp, that’s what he did in an intra-squad scrimmage. Scott took exception to Taylor Doherty’s thundering hit on linemate Eriah..." September 22

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    The #SJSharks have agreed to a one-year contract with John Scott (700k)

  • Scott delivers comic relief in Sabres’ loss

    Buffalo News "There were so many elements to the Buffalo Sabres’ latest thrill ride with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night in Air Canada Centre. The record books will show the Leafs won in a shootout, 4-3, as Joffrey Lupul got the only goal. They’ll show that Sabres captain Steve Ott forced overtime on..." December 28

  • Leafs irate over ‘Princess Phaneuf’ comment, Scott expresses regret

    Pro Hockey Talk "Following Saturday night’s 4-2 loss to Toronto, Buffalo enforcer John Scott took aim at Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf by calling him “Princess Phaneuf” in response to this third-period scrum. “All of a sudden I’m not allowed to hit him anymore. He’s Princess Phaneuf. It’s a joke,” Scott after the..." November 18

  • John Scott suspended seven games for head shot on Loui Eriksson

    CBS Sports "Buffalo Sabres enforcer John Scott has been suspended seven games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his hit to the head of Bruins forward Loui Eriksson last week. Scott had previously been suspended indefinitely while being extended an in-person hearing. He has already sat out three..." November 01

  • Sabres forward Scott to have hearing Oct. 31 "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..." October 26

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    BUF's John Scott has an in-person hearing with NHL for hit to the head on BOS's Loui Eriksson though date and time has yet to be set.

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    #Sabres John Scott has been suspended indefinitely pending an in-person hearing for his vicious head-shot to #Bruins Loui Eriksson.

  • Kessel: See what you would do against a player like Scott

    TSN "A day after the NHL's announcement that he was suspended for the remainder of the pre-season Toronto Maple Leaf forward Phil Kessel finally spoke about his slashing incident with John Scott saying that - in retrospect - his second slash on the Buffalo Sabres forward was "uncalled..." September 25

  • Sabres re-sign enforcer John Scott to one-year deal

    Buffalo News "The Sabres brought in John Scott last season to make them a tougher team. They liked what they saw because they're keeping him around next season, too. The Sabres have re-signed the 6-foot-8, 270-pounder to a one-year deal. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Terms..." May 20