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Scott Pellerin

Category

Athlete

Sport

Hockey

Hometown

Shediac

Year Inducted

2008

Sport Ambassador

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Scott Pellerin

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

Shediac Cape’s Scott Pellerin achieved many hockey goals and honors during his illustrious hockey career, through junior and U.S. university ranks to the pros. He served as captain or alternate captain on almost every team he played for, from the Moncton Midget AAA Flyers to the National Hockey League. He was a standout for the University of Maine Black Bears, winning the Hobey Baker Award as top university player in 1992. Drafted by the NHL’s New Jersey Devils in 1989, Scott went on to a brilliant 12-year career in the pros, which included an AHL Calder Cup championship with the Albany River Rats in 1995. Known as one of the hardest-working players and top-penalty killers in the NHL, Scott now serves as an assistant coach with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL, the top farm team of the Los Angeles Kings. Enrolled into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, May 31, 2008.

Quick Facts

  • He served as captain or alternate captain on almost every team he played for, from the Moncton Midget AAA Flyers to the National Hockey League. 

  • His team won the silver medal and he was selected as an all-star forward in the Air Canada Cup in 1986. 

  • Won the Centennial Cup with the Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL Tier II Canada) in 1987-88. 

  • Junior A National Champion in 1988. 

  • 1990 World Junior Champion as a member of Team Canada. 

  • Drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 1989 while playing for University of Maine. 

  • Hockey East Rookie of the Year in 1989. 

  • Most Valuable Player of the University Hockey East League Tournament and Player of the Year in 1992. 

  • All-American at the national level in 1992. 

  • 1992 recipient of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award (top U.S. collegiate player). 

  • 1995 Calder Cup Champion with the AHL's Albany River Rats. 

  • Played for several AHL and NHL teams in his 12 years of pro hockey, with 939 games and 527 points, before retiring in 2004. 

  • Currently serves as an assistant coach with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL.