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Official announcement of the John Scott trade
Posted By Carp On February 27, 2012 @ 5:15 pm In Hockey,New York Rangers,NHL | 105 Comments
From the Rangers:
RANGERS ACQUIRE DEFENSEMAN JOHN SCOTT
Send a fifth round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft to Chicago New York, February 27, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired defenseman John Scott from Chicago in exchange for a fifth round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
The 6-8, 270-pounder has also skated in 173 career regular season games in three seasons with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL), registering six goals and seven assists for 13 points, along with 402 penalty minutes. He established an AHL career-high in assists (five) and points (six) in 2006-07, and tallied a career-high in goals (three) in 2007-08.
Prior to turning pro, Scott skated in 126 games over four seasons with Michigan Tech of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), registering seven goals and 11 assists for 18 points, along with 352 penalty minutes. As a Senior in 2005-06, he established a career-high with three goals, and tied his career-high with five points in 24 games.
The Edmonton, Alberta native originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent on December 31, 2006.
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