While John Scott was being carried on the shoulders of his all-star teammates in Nashville (I can see the reports now: Joe Pavelski, day-to-day, hernia. Brent Burns, day-to-day, hernia…), the American League’s finest were having their skills competition at their all-star festivities in Syracuse. And there were some pretty... Read more
The All-Star Game is usually headlined by the game’s best goal scorers taking over, but it was the lovable story of John Scott and the goaltenders who really stole the show. The three-game 3-on-3 tournament was a winning format — fun, fast and packed with highlights — but it... Read more
It’s the story you’ve read about and heard about and watched time and again over the past several days. It’s the one that simply won’t go away, because it keeps finding new, increasingly spectacular ways to top itself and further warm our hearts. John Scott helped the NHL take... Read more
John Scott’s bizarre, winding journey to the NHL All-Star Game ended in storybook fashion. With the fans in Nashville chanting “MVP” each time he stepped onto the ice in the dying minutes, Scott’s Pacific Division team finally secured a 1-0 victory in the championship round of the 3-on-3 tournament against... Read more
The Saskatoon Blades and Regina Pats have been heated rivals dating back to their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League days, long before they joined the now-WHL 50 years ago. However, they had no problem putting aside their differences before Saturday’s game in Saskatoon. Players from both teams stood shoulder to... Read more
Fred ‘Bun’ Cook has some company atop the AHL’s coaching wins list. Roy Sommer tied Cook with 636 career AHL victories when his San Jose Barracuda defeated the San Antonio Rampage 4-3 on Saturday. Sommer, a former minor-league center, is in his 18th season as an AHL bench boss.... Read more
Gary Bettman’s reign as NHL commissioner appears as though it will continue on into the next decade. According to a report from Hall of Fame scribe Michael Farber, Bettman has signed a contract extension that will keep him in his current post through 2022. Bettman has been commissioner of... Read more
NHLers spend most of their youth climbing the ranks, making sacrifices and pushing themselves to the limit just for a shot at the big time. When they finally get there, the reward is the opportunity to play in the best league on the planet – and to get paid... Read more
By Bob Duff After Henrik Zetterberg scored just two goals over the final 29 games of the 2014-15 season, the murmurs began. When Zetterberg went through an entire Stanley Cup playoff series without scoring for the first time since he entered the NHL in 2002, the whispers grew stronger.... Read more
Status: Former NHL left wing from 1981-1991 with Los Angeles, Washington, and Toronto. Currently serves as radio analyst for Los Angeles. Ht: 5-8 Wt: 185 pounds DOB: January 12, 1961 In: Toronto, Ontario Hockey Inspirations: “Probably to push the game on to the next generations coming. It’s been great... Read more