The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Justin Scott to the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Scott, 24, has recorded six goals and eight assists for 14 points with 42 penalty minutes and a +2 plus/minus rating, while playing in all 33 games for the Monsters in 2019-20. He has collected 38-41-79 and 231 penalty minutes in 231 career contests with Cleveland since making his pro debut in 2016-17. The 6-1, 195-pound forward set AHL career highs in goals (tied), points and plus/minus rating with 13-11-24, 61 penalty minutes and was +4 in 67 contests with the Monsters in 2018-19.
The Burlington, Ontario native totaled 69-78-147 and 152 penalty minutes in 251 career Ontario Hockey League appearances with the Barrie Colts from 2012-16. He signed an entry level contract with the Blue Jackets on Apr. 15, 2016.