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Video- You Never Know, It Could Be The Year Of The Sharks

Sharks up 3-0 in the 1st.

 

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John Scott Now A Member Of The San Jose Sharks

added 4:28pm, Press release is below...

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John Scott gets his just desserts

George here...This probably makes me a bad person, but USA Today's Nate Scott reports that Sabres goon John Scott was taken down by a young Islander, 5'10" rookie Justin Johnson, and well, sometimes it's good to see a hockey player who doesn't respect hs opponents get his just desserts:

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Video- John Scott Scores His 2nd Career NHL Goal

John Scott scored his 2nd career NHL goal tonight.  His first was in the 2009-10 season when he was a member of the Minnesota Wild.

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Video- John Scott Takes On Douglas Murray

Both received 5 for fighting.

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After “Princess Phaneuf” Remarks, John Scott Understands Why He Was Handed A Misconduct

from Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News,

Buffalo Sabres winger John Scott collided with Toronto defenseman Dion Phaneuf early in the third period Saturday and then got jumped from behind by Frazer McLaren as Cody McCormick and Toronto’s Colton Orr joined the fray. Yet Scott got 14 minutes in penalties, a double minor for roughing and a 10-minute misconduct.

The 6-foot-8 Buffalo enforcer was part confused, part disappointed and part accepting of it all.

“All of a sudden I’m not allowed to hit him anymore. He’s ‘Princess Phaneuf.’ It’s a joke,” Scott said of the Leafs’ captain in a postgame interview on the MSG telecast after the Sabres’ 4-2 loss in Air Canada Centre.

Scott had calmed down a few minutes later when reporters talked to him about the situation in the Sabres’ dressing room. There were no real punches thrown and no fighting majors handed out.

“I don’t think I did anything wrong. I went for a hit. Phaneuf bailed,” Scott said. “Then I get dragged down from behind and I got 14 minutes. It was more a precaution. They didn’t want anything to boil over. I understand.”

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John Scott Suspended For Seven Games For Illegal Check To The Head

Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension,

 

NHL release is below...

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Matheson engages in a fascinating conversation with Rob Blake about the suspension process

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson's posted at least half of his weekly Hockey World articles on his blog page (I believe that he's still working on "Ask Matty" as I'm posting this, and I don't see any "Short Shifts" yet).

Especially given a) the fact that Don Cherry decided to suggest that John Scott and Cody McLeod require the sympathy of fans who don't understand "their role" or their obligation to "make a difference" and b) the endless suggestions that it's up to players and only players to police themselves when Sportsnet's John Shannon so wisely suggested that coaches, GM's and owners also share responsibility for employing players in "punishing" roles (we tend to forget that both players, coaches, GM's and owners are generally concerned about their team's well-being and competitive interests ahead of safe working environments)...

It's refreshing to hear now-NHL Department of Player Safety employee Rob Blake tell Matheson that there's a significant amount of push-back from teams when players are facing Sheriff Shanny's Wheel of Justice:

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John Scott Hearing Set For Thursday

I tweeted this earlier and should have posted it too, but honestly I am sick of the John Scott talk.

As you know, I follow hockey all day and part of the night and the hottest topic in the media including web, TV and radio has been John Scott.

Instead of discussing the great hockey which is being played,....

 

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John Scott’s at it again

The MetroWest Daily News's Dan Cagen points us toward a video in which we get to witness the latest suspension-worthy infraction from Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott, who very purposefully elbowed Boston Bruisn forward Loui Eriksson in the face:

Update: Surprise!

Update #2: You know how a picture can say a thousand words? Try this one on for size:

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Don Cherry doesn’t dig John Scott or hybrid icing

Don Cherry's first Coach's Corner of the season focused upon:

1. John Scott's jumping of Phil Kessel;

And 2. Cherry's disdain for hybrid icing, suggesting that someone will get hurt come playoff time:

Cherry also weighed in on the Parros-Orr incident...

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Kessel to have a in-person hearing with the NHL on Tuesday

From TSN...

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel has a disciplinary hearing scheduled for 4pm et Tuesday. The hearing will concern Kessel's participation in a brawl that erupted between the two Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres Sunday night.

Forward John Scott dropped his gloves and went after Kessel just seconds after a fight between Leafs forward Jamie Devane and the Sabres' Corey Tropp.

Kessel would not drop his gloves to fight Scott, but instead swung his stick twice at Scott. His actions resulted in both slashing and fighting penalties.

The 25-year-old Kessel received a match penalty for his retaliation on Scott, a ruling imposed for deliberate attempt to injure another player. The NHL Rulebook states that any player given a match penalty "shall be automatically suspended from further competition" until a ruling is handed down by the Commissioner.

added 9/24/13 at 8:40am,

Sorry for the misleading headline, the meeting is by phone.

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Johnston: Leafs-Sabres shenanigans, Clarkson’s indiscretions will ding Leafs roster’s bottom line

The proprietor and I were sort of hoping for a nice, quiet Sunday night on KK, and that seemed to be the case until about 9:30, when the Maple Leafs and Bruins engaged in massive amounts of dumb and/or exciting fighting. Hockeyfights.com posted what may be the longest and most context-setting clip of the bouts (and you will all be shocked, of course, to find out that John Scott was chirping at the Leafs' bench before he tried to fight Phil Kessel, David Clarkson hopped off the bench and five minutes of adventures in knuckle-punching took place)...

And while the Toronto Sun's Lance Hornby and Toronto Star's Dave Feschuk did a fine job of capturing the Leafs' post-game reaction, and the Olean Times-Herald's Bill Hoppe told the Sabres' side of the story (not-so-shockingly, neither team chose to make the principals in instigation and jumping off the bench, respectively, available to the media), Sportsnet's Chris Johnston noted that the incredibly high likelihood that prized free agent signing David Clarkson will be suspended for ten games makes the Leafs' cheek-to-cheek dance with the salary cap quite complicated:

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Video- Can You Getting A Fighting Major Without Throwing A Punch?

Yep, just watch Patrick Kaleta against Coton Orr and also in the same video, Frazer McLaren takes on John Scott.

 

See the penalties given out below...

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Video- Scott/Thornton Fight Tonight

Bruins have announced Thornton is done for the evening.

 

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Video- Colton Orr Brings John Scott To His Knees

Two versions of the fight, first the Leafs broadcast followed by the Sabres broadcast below...

 

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Sabres Sign John Scott

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 19, 2012)—- Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the team has agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent forward John Scott on a one-year contract.

“John’s size and toughness make him a difficult player to battle against,” Regier said. “His physical play will be a valuable addition to our team.”

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Rangers Get John Scott From Chicago

via Mark Spector tweet,

#Blackhawks trade D John Scott to #Rangers for a fifth round pick. #SNttade

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Video- You Want Some Blood With Your Morning Bagel?

John Scott with a decisive win over Kevin Westgarth.

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Go Fight Them

from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants,

After the Wild took a 5-2 lead, two fights took place in 17 seconds. First Darcy Hordichuk fought Boogaard, although abiding by the code, Boogaard barely threw a punch because Hordichuk’s jersey was over his head. Hordichuk then got a 10-minute misconduct I believe for trying to go after Cal Clutterbuck. He did not get that for his jersey being tied down like some people tweeted me. That would have been a game misconduct. He got a 10.

According to Boogaard, before the faceoff, Hordichuk told him that “The coach is making US fight you guys.”

Who’s us? Alexandre Bolduc is us. Moments after the fight, Bolduc came up to John Scott and begged Scott to fight him. Huge mistake. Scott beat the living daylights out of him. Honestly, it was scary.

more and watch the fight below…

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16 Games In The NHL & A UFA Too

from John Shipley of the Pioneer Press,

The stars finally seem to have aligned for John Scott and the Wild. Opportunity, attitude and performance have come together just in time for the big defenseman to contribute as Minnesota battles desperately for a playoff spot.

Yet the timing isn’t perfect, because Scott will be an unrestricted free agent this summer.

“I don’t know if that’s good or bad,” he said. “You’d have to ask my agent. He says it’s good.”

Though the collective bargaining agreement has allowed many young players to become unrestricted, Scott’s case is unusual. At 26, he already is playing through his third pro contract, though he has played only 16 NHL games — all since Jan. 1.

But he’s been good, good enough to play in 11 of 12 games since being recalled for a second time on March 8. Not bad for an undrafted free agent whose college career was notable mostly because he was considered Division I hockey’s tallest player.

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