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St. John's IceCaps

John Scott remains a major sensation while playing in minors

John Scott remains a major sensation while playing in minors

There were still some nine minutes remaining in the third period when the excited mob of youngsters began gathering outside the St. John's IceCaps locker-room door.

John Scott had just skated off after picking up a 10-minute misconduct for playing a minor role in a scuffle, and the antsy kids were tripping over themselves in hopes to catch a glimpse of the NHL's unlikeliest All-Star Game MVP.

"I think I saw him!" someone gasped, peering through the dimly lit maze of iron supports beneath the dusty stands of Syracuse's War Memorial Arena before a security person shooed them away. The scene was no different the night before, when extra security personnel were called in...

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