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By John Scott,Brian Cazeneuve

ISBN-10: 1501159615

ISBN-13: 9781501159619

the loo Scott tale is the last word underdog narrative in activities in the course of 2016 whilst Scott—in the twilight of his career—went from a shaggy dog story All-Star fan-voted nominee to scoring targets and successful the All-Star Game’s MVP identify. this is often his heartwarming tale approximately an ordinary Joe who grew to become a activities superhero overnight.

Known as a willing-and-able fighter and bruiser within the league, John Scott used to be a stunning and tongue-and-cheek nominee for the 2016 NHL All-Star video game. He’d been within the league for over 8 NHL seasons, enjoying for groups akin to the Wild, Blackhawks, Rangers, Sabres, and the Sharks. Scott’s most sensible characteristic as an NHL participant was once shedding his gloves—never the easiest participant, the 260 pounder did turn into the main feared fighter within the NHL, racking up large penalty mins. on the way to hinder him from taking part in within the video game, his present team—the Phoenix Coyotes—traded Scott to the Montreal Canadians, who demoted him to the AHL group in an try to disqualify him from taking part in within the All-Star online game. enthusiasts have been outraged and Scott used to be devastated. He’d been downgraded in his job—forced to relocate whereas his spouse used to be pregnant with dual women. however the lovers wouldn’t back off and insisted the NHL allow Scott play within the video game. The league relented, and Scott not just used to be invited to wait the NHL video game in Nashville, yet was once nominated a workforce captain. The media and activities fanatics at huge fell in love with the enormous six-foot-eight participant who by way of all capability, was once only a general man and no big name participant. In a real Cinderella tale, Scott scored objectives and used to be the All-Star Game’s MVP. this can be his own memoir—detailing his lifestyles growing to be up and the way he used to be capable of preserve his humorousness and develop into the final word Cinderella-Story of hockey.

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