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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.




Congratulations to Matt Dumba, Scott Laughton, Brady Tkachuk, and Tom Wilson on being nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy! This award recognizes the NHL player who exemplifies leadership on and off the ice and has made a significant humanitarian contribution to thier community.


All four of these players have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to charitable causes, using their platform as professional athletes to make a positive impact:


Matt Dumba's nomination is a result of his tireless efforts to promote diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility in hockey through his "Hockey Without Limits" initiative. He has also been involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Ronald McDonald House Charities. In addition, he has been a vocal advocate for social justice and racial equality, using his platform to raise awareness and drive change.


Scott Laughton has been nominated for this award as a result of his involvement with various charitable causes, including the Flyers Wives Carnival, which raises funds for local charities, and the "Little Smiles" organization, which helps children who are hospitalized or undergoing medical treatment. He has also been involved with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and has helped raise money for cancer research.


Brady Tkachuk’s nomination is a result of his involvement with various charitable causes, including the Do It For Daron Foundation and other mental health organizations. He has also been actively involved with various initiatives that support the growth and development of youth hockey and has started a foundation with the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, Tkachuk’s Captains, providing support and mentorship to children in need.


Tom Wilson has been nominated for this award for his involvement with various charitable causes, including youth-focused charities and the "So Kids Can" initiative, which helps support organizations that provide critical resources to children in need. He has also been actively involved with the "Hockey Fights Cancer" campaign, which raises awareness and funds for cancer research.


Their dedication to making a difference in the lives of others is truly inspiring and deserving of recognition. We wish them all the best of luck in being selected as the recipient of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, and thank them for their continued efforts to give back to their communities.



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 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.

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