NHL enforcer John Scott has written an article for The Players’ Tribune, reflecting on his NHL All-Star selection.
After being selected as a captain for this weekend’s affair by fan vote, much was made of the appearance of the tough guy at the NHL’s showcase weekend. His life was turned upside down by a trade from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Montreal Canadiens – Scott now finds himself playing in the AHL and may never lace em up in an NHL game again.
The article gives some incredible perspective on the life of a professional hockey player, especially one who plays the role that Scott has. But did he always want to be an enforcer, a goon? Or did he play for the love of the game like the rest of us?
Check out the full article here.
The NHL All-Star game goes down this weekend in Nashville.