Skip to main content

Hey everybody, John Scott scored again

Sharks enforcer John Scott scored the third goal of his NHL career in October – and Wednesday in Calgary, he matched his entire NHL career output and set a new career high with his second of the campaign. It's not a beautiful goal, but when you're Scott, you take them any way you can.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

San Jose Sharks enforcer John Scott scored a goal in October of this season and the hockey world erupted. Why? Well, mainly because the massive tough guy had scored just two goals in his entire NHL career (total games through 2013-14: 236) before the current campaign began. However, after Wednesday's contest against Calgary, he's matched that total and set a new career high with his second of the year.

The Sharks were trailing the Flames 3-0 in Calgary when Scott was the beneficiary of a most fortuitous bounce to the right of Flames goalie Jonas Hiller:

The Sharks wound up losing 3-1 to the Flames, but with two goals and three points in 23 games, Scott is now on pace to finish the year with five goals and seven points in 53 games. And by "on pace to", I mean "absolutely will not": the 32-year-old has never scored more than three goals in a single season, dating back to his days at Michigan Tech.

TOP HEADLINES

Shane Pinto

Prospect Pool Overview: Ottawa Senators

Between the trades this summer and the nice list of young players on the way, there's a lot to be excited about if you're an Ottawa Senators fan. Tony Ferrari takes a look at the team's future.

Luke Hughes

Luke Hughes Looks Like a Man Among Kids at World Juniors

New Jersey Devils prospect Luke Hughes might end up being one of the best players at the World Junior Championship, and with him at the helm, USA is in good shape.

Gary Bettman NHL Lockout
Play

Bluelines: Why You Shouldn't Worry About Another NHL Lockout

Stan Fischler looks at the NHLPA, the Vegas Golden Knights' goalie situation, Jacob Trouba, the passing of Ben Stelter and so much more in this week's edition of Bluelines.