John Scott
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 8"
BIRTHDATE: 09/26/1982
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), September 26, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, December 31, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 2, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago for NY Rangers' 5th round choice (Travis Brown) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 2, 2014. Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Arizona, July 10, 2015.


2010-11: Recorded one assist and a team-high 72 penalty minutes in 40 regular-season games ... Appeared in the lineup as both a forward and defenseman ... Ranked second on the club with eight fighting majors ... Registered his first point as a Blackhawk with an assist on Dec. 11 at SJS ... Recorded a season-high four shots on goal on Dec. 28 at STL ... Logged a season-high 16:51 of ice time on Oct. 11 at BUF ... Accrued all 72 of his penalty minutes against Western Conference opponents ... Missed four games due to injury (Feb. 4-11)… Registered a team-high 22 penalty minutes in four games against Vancouver in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

2009-10: Recorded two points and 90 penalty minutes in a career-high 51 regular-season games with the Minnesota Wild ... Ranked second on the team with six major penalties ... Netted the first goal of his NHL career on Nov. 15 at CAR ... Notched his only assist of the season on March 25 at PHI ... Skated to an even or plus rating in 11 straight games from Feb. 4 to March 25, and 22 of his last 25 contests ... Collected a career-high 19 penalty minutes on April 5 at EDM ... Logged a +2 rating and four hits in a career-high 14:32 of ice time on Oct. 30 vs. NYR.

2008-09: Posted one assist and 21 penalty minutes in 20 regular-season tilts with Minnesota in his NHL debut ... Skated in his first NHL game on Jan. 3 vs. DET ... Notched his first career NHL point with an assist on March 15 at STL ... Registered two goals and two assists in 44 regular-season contests with the AHL Houston Aeros ... Ranked third on the Aeros with 111 penalty minutes.

2007-08: Established AHL career-highs in goals (3), power-play goals (2) and penalty minutes (184) in 64 regular-season games with Houston ... Logged 13 penalty minutes in five Calder Cup Playoffs games.

2006-07: Tallied a career-high six points (G, 5A) and 107 penalty minutes in 65 regular-season contests with the Houston Aeros in his professional debut.

2005-06: Posted three goals and two assists in 24 games as a senior at Michigan Tech University (CCHA).

2004-05: Netted two goals and three assists in 36 tilts in his junior season at Michigan Tech ... Collected a collegiate career-high 101 penalty minutes.

2003-04: Posted a goal, three assists and 100 penalty minutes in 35 games as a sophomore at Michigan Tech.

2002-03: Skated in 31 games as a freshman at Michigan Tech, registering a goal, three assists, and 64 penalty minutes.