John Scott Talks Fatherhood, Dropping The Gloves Podcast & Playing In The NHL

John Scott sits down with me to chat about his book, A Guy Like Me: Fighting to Make the Cut. We talk about his experience in the NHL and how his determination and grit made him succeed in the NHL. John shares his favorite moments in his career. We talk about fatherhood and raising six daughters. He talks about how now he can focus on family now that he is no longer playin in the NHL. John also shares the tough times he had adjusting to being a dad and trying to balance work and family. We finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About John Scott 

John Scott played in the National Hockey League. Scott has played for the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes, and Montreal Canadiens of the NHL. Scott was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. He graduated from Michigan Technological University with a mechanical engineering degree. Scott and his wife, Danielle, have six daughters.

Follow John on Twitter at @johnscott_32. Check out his podcast Dropping the Gloves and go to his website at 

About A Guy Like Me: Fighting to Make the Cut

From the NHL’s most unexpected All-Star MVP comes a sports memoir unlike any other. Hilarious, candid, and reflective, A Guy Like Me recounts the heartwarming story of John Scott: an average joe who became a sports superhero overnight. Purchase the book HERE. 

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.

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