NHL PLAYER, Scott Laughton
Born May 30, 1994 -- Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Selected by Philadelphia Flyers round 1 #20 overall 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Scott Laughton currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. Selected 20th overall by the Flyers in the 2012 NHL Draft, the two-way centre made his Flyers debut in 2012-13. The Oakville, Ontario-native had his best season to date in 2019-20, tallying 27 points (13 goals, 14 assists) and a +13 rating in 49 games played. He would then follow that up with an excellent Stanley Cup Playoffs performance, registering an impressive 9 points in 15 games played, as well as an overtime-winning goal. As of 2021, Laughton has played 374 games for the Flyers, totalling 126 points in that span.
King Clancy Trophy Nominees Announced May 18, 2021
The nominations for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy were announced on Tuesday, with several Newport Sports Management clients receiving the honour of a nomination. The group included Minnesota Wild winger, Mats Zuccarello, New Jersey Devils defenceman, P.K. Subban, Philadelphia Flyers forward, Scott Laughton, and St. Louis Blues centre, Ryan O’Reilly.
Newport client Matt Dumba won the award in 2020.
For more on the King Clancy Trophy nominees, check out the nhl.com post here.
Laughton signs 5-year extension with Flyers April 13, 2021
Scott Laughton and the Philadelphia Flyers came to terms on a new 5-year, $15 million contract on Monday. Drafted 20th overall by the Flyers in 2012, the 26-year-old centre has developed into a steady, two-way forward, averaging double-digit goals and assists over the last three seasons. Through 38 games in 2020-21, the Oakville-native has tallied 17 points (7 goals, 10 assists) and a +7 rating.
For more on Laughton, check out the nhl.com story post.