SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota Wild
Acting General Manager Tom Lynn today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman John Scott
to a one-year, $550,000 contract.
Scott, 26 (9/26/82), recorded one assist and 21 penalty minutes while averaging 9:14 time on ice/game in 20 games with the Wild in 2008-09. He made his NHL debut Jan. 3 against Detroit and registered his first NHL point, an assist, March 15 at St. Louis. The Wild went 10-5-5 with Scott in the lineup. The 6-foot-8, 258-pound native of St. Catharines, Ont., recorded four points (2-2=4) and 111 PIM in 44 games with the Houston Aeros
of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2008-09. Scott played college hockey at Michigan Tech.
Scott was originally signed as a free agent by the Wild on December 31, 2006.