The John Scott story is the ultimate underdog narrative in sports during 2016 when Scottin the twilight of his careerwent from a joke All-Star fan-voted nominee to scoring two goals and winning the All-Star Games MVP title. This is his heartwarming story about an average Joe who becam... e a sports superhero overnight.Known as a willing-and-able fighter and bruiser in the league, John Scott was a surprising and tongue-and-cheek nominee for the 2016 NHL All-Star Game. Hed been in the league for over eight NHL seasons, playing for teams such as the Wild, Blackhawks, Rangers, Sabres, and the Sharks. Scotts best attribute as an NHL player was dropping his glovesnever the best player, the 260 pounder did become the most feared fighter in the NHL, racking up extensive penalty minutes. In order to prevent him from playing in the game, his current teamthe Phoenix Coyotestraded Scott to the Montreal Canadians, who demoted him to the AHL team in an attempt to disqualify him from playing in the All-Star Game. Fans were outraged and Scott was devastated. Hed been downgraded in his jobforced to relocate while his wife was pregnant with twin girls. But the fans wouldnt back down and insisted the NHL let Scott play in the game. The league relented, and Scott not only was invited to attend the NHL game in Nashville, but was nominated a team captain. The media and sports fans at large fell in love with the giant six-foot-eight player who by all means, was just a normal guy and no superstar player. In a true Cinderella story, Scott scored two goals and was the All-Star Games MVP. This is his personal memoirdetailing his life growing up and how he was able to keep his sense of humor and become the ultimate Cinderella-Story of hockey.
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