home | about us | press room | events | celebrities | sponsors | grants | contact us
Scott Young is one of the greatest U.S. born players in the history of the National Hockey League. The Clinton, Massachusetts native scored 342 career regular season goals, and another 44 goals in NHL playoff competition. He led the St. Louis in points with 49 during the 2005-06 season which was the final campaign of his outstanding career. On December 11, 2002, he became just the 17th U.S. born player (and 183rd overall) to appear in 1,000 NHL games. Scott starred at Boston University for two seasons (1985-87) and was Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Year in 1985-86. He was a first round draft choice (#11 overall) of the Hartford Whalers in 1986, and made his NHL debut with the Whalers during the 1987-88 season. He has also played for Pittsburgh, Quebec, Colorado, Anaheim, St. Louis and Dallas. He had his most productive season in 2000-01 with the Blues when he scored a team-leading, and career-high 40 goals. He has been a member of two Stanley Cup championship teams, with Pittsburgh in 1991 and Colorado in 1996. Scott has also played for two United States Olympic hockey teams, in 1992 and 2002. He tied for second in goals (4) on the US team that captured a silver medal in Salt Lake City in 2002.
return to celebrity listing