Scott: Vancouver’s Bieksa ‘A Terrible Hockey Player’

CHICAGO (CBS) For the second straight game, the Chicago Blackhawks routed the Vancouver Canucks to avoid elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. And also for the second straight game, the two teams got into their fair share of skirmishes after the whistle.

Do you ever wonder what gets said amongst the pushing, slashing and face washing?

Chicago’s John Scott was more than happy to let the world in on the conversations he was having with Vancouver’s Kevin Bieksa.

“Just reminding him he’s a terrible hockey player,” Scott said after the Blackhawks 5-0, Game 5 victory. “Just always have to tell him he’s not a good hockey player.”

At 6’8” and 258 pounds, Scott is clearly too much of a physical challenge for Bieksa and rest of the Canucks. But before this series is over, Scott may end up dropping the gloves with someone from Vancouver’s squad. The Blackhawks are already down defenseman Brent Seabrook after Vancouver’s Raffi Torres delivered to hit to his head when he wasn’t looking.

And on Thursday night, Alex Edler elbowed Troy Brouwer in the head, another apparent cheap shot from the Canucks that might draw attention from league’s disciplinarian, Colin Campbell. If one of these skirmishes does come to blows, the Canucks should try their best to avoid Scott, or potentially suffer the same fate as Los Angeles’ Kevin Westgarth.

  • Valery Kissel ODerio

    Who is proofreading these stories? There are so many typos. Shame on you for putting this up!

  • Helloseekers

    The record needs to be expunged regarding Raffi “I like Banoonoos” Torres. An illegal hit and he walks while Brent Seabrook is kept off the ice. I sincerely hope that when someone clips him, Torres can still [;lay, but it ought to hurt.

  • nick boynton's fire and passion

    I don’t know who Ben Scott is, I’m pretty sure this article is talking about John Scott, and he know’s he’s not a good player and knows he’s only there to punch people in the face, which sadly no one will give him the chance to do.

  • Five_minute_major

    John Scott is a goon who hasn’t learned to skate yet alone play the game of professional hockey. He skates like a tentative 6 year old.

    When Coach Q is undecided about putting John Scott in a game, all Coach Q has to do is see John Scott in the penalty box and the other team getting a power play goal. Q realizes how worthless Scott is–keep him out of the game. He won’t be with the Blackhawks next season.

  • Jon, Montgomery

    Wow, I didn’t even realize i typed Ben Scott. What was i thinking?

    Well, John Scott shouldn’t be talking about bad players either! LOL!

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