Dwight Schofield

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Dwight Schofield
Born (1956-03-25) March 25, 1956 (age 61)
Waltham, MA, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Montréal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
Washington Capitals
Pittsburgh Penguins
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 76th overall, 1976
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1976–1988

Dwight Hamilton Schofield (born March 25, 1956 in Waltham, Massachusetts and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts) is a retired American ice hockey player.

Selected in 1976 by the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and the New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association, Schofield also played for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Winnipeg Jets before he retired following the 1987–88 NHL season.

Schofield primarily played the role of enforcer throughout his professional career, typically assigned to protect his team's scorers. His reputation as a fighter with the Washington Capitals earned him the nickname "Sconan the Barbarian."

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