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Scott Swanson

Scott Swanson

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 2, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: WSH / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (225th overall)
WCHA Second All-Star Team (1996) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1996) WCHA First All-Star Team (1999) NCAA West First All-American Team (1999) WCHL First All-Star Team (2003) Top Defenseman WCHL (2003) Missed majority of 2003-04 season recovering from groin injury suffered in pre-game warm-up, November 27, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Bentley (Chinook) following release by Columbia (ECHL), February 1, 2003. Signed Letter of Intent to attend U. of British Columbia, March 20, 2003.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center