It took John Scott all of 47 seconds to score at the All-Star Game (Video)


NASHVILLE — The only guy possibly having a better All-Star weekend than Dylan Larkin?

John Scott.

Scott, who over the last 72 hours has become a media darling, furthered his improbable story on Sunday, scoring the Pacific Division’s opening goal in the second 3-on-3 tournament contest at the NHL All-Star Game.

Scott’s goal, assisted by former Sharks teammate Brent Burns, came just 47 seconds into the opening frame of the Pacific-Central matchup. It also snuffed out James Neal‘s opening tally, in which the Preds winger fired past Jonathan Quick thanks to an assist from another Nashville favorite — the captain, Shea Weber.

But for as loud and excited the Bridgestone faithful were for Neal’s goal, Scott’s took things to the next level.

The fans roared with approval as the well-traveled enforcer banged the puck home. Given he only has five career markers in nearly 300 games, the cheers were certainly warranted.

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