Scott Edgar Mellanby (born the June 11th 1966 with Montreal with the Quebec province of the Canada) is a former player of Hockey of the National league of hockey, playing station to combine right. He is the son of Ralph Mellanby, the former producer of the legendary emission the Evening of Hockey , and was chosen by the Flyers of Philadelphia during the Repêchage of entry in the LNH 1984, 27e on the whole.
CareerMellanby passed to two fingers to be made cut down an arm in 1989 because of a brawl in a bar in which it was implied whereas it wanted to help a friend. It undergoes a deep wound with the left arm caused by a broken bottle. It cut 4 tendons, a nerve and an artery. The doctors could repair the whole thanks to the surgery, but it was necessary little of them so that the worst does not occur. Mellanby played for Flyers until in 1991, until it is yielded to the Oilers d' Edmonton in an exchange implying 6 players, of which Jari Kurri.
Mellanby was left without protection by Oilers at the time of the Repêchage of expansion LNH 1993 and the Panthers of Florida chose it. It will know its best years there and will be even named as a captain of the young person frankness. It became in fact a favorite of crowd when it killed a Rat in the cloakroom of the club with its stick. For this day, when Panthers marked a goal, the spectators had launched on the ice of the hundreds of plastic rats. The practice became all its extensive during the race with the finale of Panthers of 1996.
Mellanby was exchanged with the Blues of Saint-Louis in February 2001 and the transaction revitalized its career on the decline. It piled up 57 points in Saison LNH 2002-03, its higher total since 1995-96. It signed at the summer 2004 with the Thrashers of free Atlanta as agent. He becomes their captain as of the following season and this until the end of the season 2006-07. He withdrew competition at the summer 2007 after having played more: 1400 matches in the LNH and this, without never to have gained the Cut Stanley.
It is very implied in several causes connected to the Autisme, his Carter son while suffering. With Byron Dafoe and Olaf Kölzig, he is cofounder of as Athletes Against Autism .
Honor and trophy; National league of hockey
- Participation in the match of the Stars in 1996.
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