Why did John Scott go to the All-Star Game?

John’s. Scott was voted into the All-Star Game by an online fan vote while playing for the Arizona Coyotes as a prank that yielded some very strong pushback from the league.

What is the John Scott rule?

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is taking steps to avoid another John Scott situation at the All-Star Game. The league on Monday announced new fan voting rules that disqualify players from being named All-Star captains if they’re injured or sent to the American Hockey League.

What happened with John Scott?

This time three years ago, John Scott was the most popular player in the NHL. Last weekend, he almost died. Scott, now 36 and living in Traverse City, Michigan, told The Athletic’s Chris Kuc that he nearly died after falling through the ice on a frozen lake in his backyard.

How do I vote for NHL All Star Game?

2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote Now Open At NHL.com/Vote NEW YORK (December 11, 2021) – The 2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™ is now open at NHL.com/Vote and via the NHL® App, allowing fans the opportunity to determine the four captains for the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

Who won the NHL All-Star fan vote?

Connor McDavid leads all players in the 2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote. The Edmonton Oilers center from the Pacific Division leads with 30 percent of the total votes.

Did John Scott make the All-Star Game Fun?

Luckily for the NHL, Scott was in Nashville for the NHL’s 61st All-Star game. The NHL is lucky because for one year John Scott — JOHN SCOTT! — was able to do something that nobody else has been able to do in years. Maybe even decades. He made the All-Star game fun.

Did John Scott lead the NHL in All Star voting?

Scott led the NHL in All Star voting for a large portion of the voting period and though the NHL has not released the final numbers, he likely led the league in voting. The twitter hashtag “#VoteJohnScott” was introduced on the internet, and the people did the rest.

Does Scottie Scott have any business in the NHL All Star Game?

Lets be honest, Scott has no business in the NHL All Star game, he may have no business in the NHL this season.

What happened to John Scott?

“John Scott’s coming. He’s been traded,” said Saillant. The Canadiens had just acquired possibly the most controversial player in the NHL at the time, and were sending him straight to St. John’s.