Scott Metcalfe

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Scott Metcalfe
Born (1967-01-06) January 6, 1967 (age 47)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Nova Scotia Oilers
Rochester Americans
Edmonton Oilers
Buffalo Sabres
ES Weisswasser
Dynamo/Eisbären Berlin
Knoxville Cherokees
Hannover Scorpions
Sheffield Steelers
Adirondack IceHawks
NHL Draft 20th overall, 1985
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1987–2002

Scott Metcalfe (born January 6, 1967 in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Mississauga, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

Scott Metcalfe began his junior career playing with the Kingston Canadians of the OHL from 1983–86, playing in 192 games, getting 213 points (88 goals-125 assists), and added on 9 points (3G-6A) in 10 playoff games, before being traded to the Windsor Spitfires for the 1986–87 season, where he played in 57 games, gathering up 82 points (25G-57A), while getting 10 points (5G-5A) in 13 playoff games. He also played for Team Canada at the 1987 World Junior Hockey Championships, where he had 7 points (2G-5A) in 6 games. Metcalfe was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers with their 1st overall pick, 20th overall in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.

Metcalfe began the 1987–88 season with the Nova Scotia Oilers of the AHL, where he had 28 points (9G-19A) in 43 games, and played 2 games with Edmonton, getting no points, before being traded to the Buffalo Sabres along with the Oilers 9th round draft pick in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft for Steve Dykstra and the Sabres 7th round pick in the 1989 NHL Draft on February 11, 1988. Metcalfe would spend a majority of his time with the Rochester Americans of the AHL, getting 15 points (2G-13A) in 22 games, and he spent a game with the Sabres, picking up his first NHL point, an assist. He chipped in with 4 points (1G-3A) in 7 playoff games with Rochester.

Metcalfe would spend most of the 1988–89 season with Rochester, picking up 51 points (20G-31A) in 60 games, along with 241 penalty minutes, and he spent 9 games in Buffalo, earning 2 points (1G-1A). He would once again split his playing time between Rochester and Buffalo in 1989–90, getting 29 points (12G-17A) in 43 games in Rochester, and no points in 7 games with the Sabres. Metcalfe would get an assist in 2 playoff games with Rochester. He would spend the entire 1990–91 season with the Americans, getting 39 points (17G-22A) in 69 games, and get 5 points (4G-1A) in 14 post-season games.

In 1991–92, Metcalfe would go over to Europe and play for EHC Dynamo Berlin in Germany, picking up 35 points (19G-16A) in 25 games. He played the 1992–93 season with ES Weisswasser in Germany, getting 7 points (4G-3A) in 8 games, before moving to EHC Eisbaren Berlin for the rest of the season, with 25 points (8G-17A) in 27 games. Metcalfe would get 4 points (2G-2A) in 4 playoff games.

He would go back to North America in 1993–94 and play for the Knoxville Cherokees of the ECHL, getting 81 points (25G-56A) in 56 games, and adding an assist in 3 playoff games, and spend 16 games with the Rochester Americans of the AHL, earning 12 points (5G-7A), and 1 goal in 4 playoff games.

Metcalfe would continue playing for the Americans from 1994–1998, getting 55 points (19G-36A) in 63 games in 1994–95, and 2 points (1G-1A) in 5 playoff games, then had a 45 point season (21G-24A) in 71 games in 1995–96, and then had his best playoff performance with 14 points (6G-8A) in 19 games. His best season was in 1996–97, registering 70 points (32G-38A) in 80 games, and added 4 points (1G-3A) in 10 playoff games. Metcalfe's production would slip in 1997–98 to 33 points (9G-24A) in 75 games, and went pointless in 4 playoff games.

Metcalfe would go back to Germany in 1998–99, playing for the Hannover Scorpions of the DEL, earning 32 points (11G-21A) in 50 games. He returned to the Scorpions for the 1999–2000 season, picking up 28 points (10G-18) in 61 games. In 2000–01, Metcalfe would join the Sheffield Steelers of the Ice Hockey Superleague in Great Britain, getting 23 points (8G-15A) in 49 games, along with 9 points (7G-2A) in 11 playoff games.

He would return to North America once again in 2001–02, but only played in 3 games with the Adirondack IceHawks of the UHL, getting no points, and hung up the skates as he retired from hockey.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Kingston Canadians OHL 68 25 49 74 154 - - - - -
1984–85 Kingston Canadians OHL 58 27 33 60 100 - - - - -
1985–86 Kingston Canadians OHL 66 36 43 79 213 10 3 6 9 21
1986–87 Windsor Spitfires OHL 57 25 57 82 156 13 5 5 10 27
1987–88 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 43 9 19 28 87 - - - - -
1987–88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
1987–88 Rochester Americans AHL 22 2 13 15 56 7 1 3 4 24
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 1 1 0 - - - - -
1988–89 Rochester Americans AHL 60 20 31 51 241 - - - - -
1988–89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 1 1 2 13 - - - - -
1989–90 Rochester Americans AHL 43 12 17 29 177 2 0 1 1 0
1989–90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 0 0 0 5 - - - - -
1990–91 Rochester Americans AHL 67 17 22 39 177 14 4 1 5 27
1993–94 Rochester Americans AHL 16 5 7 12 16 4 1 0 1 31
1993–94 Knoxville Cherokees ECHL 56 25 56 81 136 3 0 1 1 2
1994–95 Rochester Americans AHL 63 19 36 55 216 5 1 1 2 4
1995–96 Rochester Americans AHL 71 21 24 45 228 19 6 8 14 23
1996–97 Rochester Americans AHL 80 32 38 70 205 10 1 3 4 18
1997–98 Rochester Americans AHL 75 9 24 33 192 4 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Adirondack IceHawks UHL 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
OHL totals 249 113 182 295 623 23 8 11 19 48
UHL totals 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
ECHL totals 56 25 56 81 136 3 0 1 1 2
AHL totals 542 146 231 377 1511 65 14 18 32 127
NHL totals 19 1 2 3 18 - - - - -

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Preceded by
Selmar Odelein
Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick
1985
Succeeded by
Kim Issel