This tweet came across my feed the other day and wow. Let’s talk about this:

A few year back during a pre-season game, noted enforcer (and All-Star Game MVP) John Scott got into it with…
Hold on.
Checks notes again..

I had always wondered the backstory here. Scott, though not much of a hockey player, was a pretty stand-up guy during his time in the NHL. Seeing him go after someone like Kessel seemed pretty out of character.
Well, now we have the story.