The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed goaltender Ian Scott to a three-year entry-level contract.
Scott, 19, has appeared in 26 games with the Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) this season, posting a record of 23-2-1 with a 1.61 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage. Scott is currently attending Hockey Canada's selection camp in Victoria for the upcoming 2019 World Junior Championships, where he was one of three goaltenders invited to take part. In 2017-18, he made his professional hockey debut on April 15, 2018 in a start for the Toronto Marlies (AHL), stopping 30 of 33 shots to earn a 4-3 win over the Belleville Senators. Scott remained with the Marlies for the duration of the Calder Cup playoffs, capturing the 2018 Calder Cup.
Scott was originally drafted by the Maple Leafs in the fourth round (110th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.