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Wild re-signs defenseman John Scott

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
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.

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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.
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