Blue Jackets Assign Justin Scott to MonstersJan 3, 2020
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Friday that the Blue Jackets assigned center Justin Scott to the Monsters. In 33 appearances for Cleveland this season, Scott tallied 6-8-14 with 42 penalty minutes and a +3 rating while serving as one of the team’s alternate captains. The Monsters also announced Friday that they released forward Brady Shaw from his pro tryout (PTO) contract.
A 6’1”, 198 lb. left-shooting native of Burlington, ON, Scott, 24, tallied 38-41-79 with 231 penalty minutes and a -2 rating in 231 career AHL appearances, all for the Monsters, spanning four seasons from 2016-20. Scott’s 231 games played for Cleveland rank second-most in Monsters franchise history and during the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs, Scott contributed 2-1-3 with a +2 rating in eight postseason appearances for the Monsters. Prior to his professional career, Scott logged 69-78-147 with 152 penalty minutes and a +65 rating in 251 appearances for the OHL’s Barrie Colts spanning four seasons from 2012-16. Scott signed a one-year (two-way) contract with the Blue Jackets on July 10, 2019.