John Scott RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Scott wants to form a World Cup team with snubs, including Phil Kessel

    The Comeback "John Scott wants to bring the snubs to the World Cup. The former Montreal Canadiens forward and All-Star Game MVP took to Instagram to throw out a proposal about a new team at the tournament. Scott posted a picture of Phil Kessel, one of the biggest snubs in the tourney, and his infamous stick..." June 01

  • John Scott wants to form World Cup team with Phil Kessel, other snubs

    The Score "Call them the people's champions. Following Friday's World Cup roster announcements, NHL All-Star MVP John Scott took to Instagram to address the exclusion of Phil Kessel from Team USA. Scott's proposal, framed around a grainy photo of an infamous preseason stick-swinging incident back in..." May 29

  • Report: John Scott approached about analyst role at TSN

    Awful Announcing "John Scott’s career may be over, but it appears he might not be walking away from the game for good. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports the 33-year-old has been approached by TSN to become an analyst. “A few months ago, Scott was convinced he would need his Michigan Tech engineering degree..." April 19

  • That’s right, John Scott is back in the NHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "Earlier this year, when asked if John Scott could join the team at some point, Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien said “you never know”. Now, we know. The Canadiens officially recalled Scott from the AHL on Sunday. Scott was named the 2016 All-Star game MVP despite many around the league not..." April 03

  • John Scott's NHL All-Star Game saga will be made into a movie

    SB Nation "The improbable story of John Scott's ascension to the NHL All-Star Game has reportedly already netted a movie deal. According to Deadline Hollywood, Mandalay Sports Media acquired the feature life rights of John Scott's journey from NHL enforcer to NHL All-Star Game sensation. Mitch Albom, a..." February 24

  • It sounds like the John Scott movie is going to happen

    CBS Sports "The jokes about John Scott's unlikely All-Star story being turned into a movie before he even laced up his skates at the NHL All-Star Game in Nashville quickly turned serious when he became the game's MVP. It's even more serious now as Scott says the wheels are in motion to make this movie happen,..." February 17

  • Scott gets MVP treatment in AHL return "John Scott made his return to the rink Saturday at Mile One Centre, and while he was two weeks removed from his MVP performance at the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game and nearly 2,000 miles from Nashville, he got a hero's welcome in eastern Newfoundland. In his home debut for the St. John's..." February 14

  • NHL All-Star MVP John Scott Could Be Getting His Own Movie

    Uproxx "“It’s like something out of a movie” is a cliche that usually carries very little water, but the story of John Scott’s journey to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game is truly the stuff of Hollywood. After a career as an enforcer, Scott became the centerpiece of an online voting campaign for the game. He..." February 02

  • The Habs need a "spark"--could it be recalling John Scott?

    Yardbarker "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..." February 01

  • John Scott gave the NHL back to hockey fans

    SB Nation "We will never have an All-Star Weekend quite like the 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend. Never, in any sport. I feel pretty comfortable going on the record with that. It doesn't need to be illustrated for you, because if you clicked on this story you certainly know the theme: journeyman NHL player John..." February 01

  • St. John's IceCaps selling John Scott jerseys

    The Score "After his whirlwind weekend where he was named All-Star Game MVP and instantly became one of the most popular players in the league, John Scott will return to the AHL's St. John's IceCaps - who are wasting no time marketing their star player." February 01

  • Official John Scott NHL All-Star Game shirts sell out 4 days before the game

    SB Nation "Like all things related to John Scott and the All-Star Game, the NHL probably didn't expect this when estimating demand for their merchandise. As of Thursday morning, the fan-voted John Scott's All-Star shirts on were sold out. On Wednesday, the only remaining shirt size was a small...." January 30

  • A Guy Like Me - John Scott

    The Player's Tribune "Hey, John, can we talk for a second?” I guess I should have known. But I have absolutely no idea what’s coming. I’m in the weight room, hanging out with the guys, when my GM asks me to take a walk. I’ve been gone for a couple of days — but now I’m back in Phoenix, at the Coyotes practice..." January 28

  • Bettman: 'Never any doubt' Scott would go to All-Star Game

    CSN Bay Area "And now for the final word on one of the NHL’s biggest stories of the season (we hope). Appearing at the Sharks’ 25th anniversary celebration on Tuesday night at SAP Center, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the league’s decision to allow former Sharks forward John Scott to attend the..." January 20

  • John Scott considered not going to NHL All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "Despite playing for a very Atlantic team — the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps — and thinking his opportunity was “out the door,” John Scott will indeed captain the Pacific Division team at the 2016 NHL All-Star Game in Nashville, the National Hockey League announced Tuesday. “Happy, excited, lots of..." January 19

  • John Scott All-Star Game T-shirts now being sold for charity

    Sportsnet "When John Scott was voted by the fans to captain the Pacific Division at the 2016 All-Star Game, he said he would be taking the nomination in stride in an attempt to have fun with a bizarre situation. As it turns out, the enforcer, now a part of the Montreal Canadiens organization, had planned..." January 17

  • Coyotes GM considered waiting on Scott trade until after All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "Don Maloney admits he considered not making the Jarred Tinordi trade until after the All-Star Game, but says there’s “no way” he would intentionally bury John Scott in AHL so he couldn’t go. “We have (the maximum) 23 players on our roster,” the Coyotes’ general manager said Saturday. “Someone..." January 17

  • Trade to Habs likely will cost John Scott his spot in NHL All-Star Game

    CBS Sports "There's one thing that John Scott did for the NHL All-Star Game that even a dramatic format change could not. People actually talked about it. A lot. After being elected by the fans as captain for the Pacific Division following a comical and effective initiative to get him in, it appears that..." January 16

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    Told John Scott is in deal to Montreal for Jarred Tinordi.

  • Habs close to acquiring Scott, Elliott from Coyotes for Tinordi

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens are close to trading defenceman Jarred Tinordi to the Arizona Coyotes for forward John Scott and defenceman Stefan Elliott, according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger says Elliott could be flipped to the Nashville Predators for Victor..." January 15

  • Coyotes send All-Star captain Scott to AHL, will be back shortly

    The Score "Arizona Coyotes forward - and All-Star captain - John Scott was sent to the AHL on Wednesday, hours after the club claimed defenseman Kevin Connauton off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Scott won't be gone for long, though: Scott previously cleared waivers, according to McLellan,..." January 14

  • John Scott on what NHL All-Star spot means to him, his family

    Yahoo! Sports "San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton doesn’t usually make time to watch the NHL All-Star Game, unless he’s competing in it. He takes time off, leaves hockey behind for a weekend. But this year? He’s watching All-Star weekend. Because of John Scott. “One of the best guys ever,” said..." January 11

  • How a 6-foot-8 hockey goon was chosen by NHL fans to be All-Star captain

    USA Today "The Internet had its way and Arizona Coyotes enforcer John Scott, who has 542 penalty minutes and 11 points through the course of his career will be headed to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game. “It was just one of those things where at first I thought it was a joke and this and that but now that it..." January 04

  • Coyotes' Scott will play in All-Star Game: 'I'll try to do my best out there'

    Arizona Republic "Winger John Scott has been an infrequent addition to the Coyotes lineup this season, sitting on the sideline for 27 of 38 games, but there’s at least one game Scott can plan to suit up for this month. The NHL All-Star Game. Scott was voted captain of the Pacific Division by the fans and..." January 03

  • Jaromir Jagr tweets he doesn't want to fight John Scott at All-Star Game

    The Score "Back in December, Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr asked fans on Twitter to not vote him into the 2016 All-Star Game, citing the fact that he's too old, and doesn't want to die playing 3-on-3 hockey. The fans didn't listen, as the 43-year-old future Hall of Famer was voted into the game as..." January 03