|Born||December 22, 1988,|
Lemont, IL, USA
|6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
232 lb (105 kg; 16 st 8 lb)
|NHL team||Chicago Blackhawks|
|NHL Draft||153rd overall, 2007|
Scott Darling (born December 22, 1988) is an American ice hockey goaltender currently under contract to the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Phoenix Coyotes in the sixth round (153rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Prior to turning professional, Darling attended the University of Maine where he played two seasons of NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey with the Maine Black Bears men's ice hockey team. In the 2013–14 season, Darling enjoyed his most successful AHL season earning 13 wins in 26 games with the Milwaukee Admirals.
On July 1, 2014, the Chicago Blackhawks signed Darling as a free agent to his first NHL contract on a one-year deal. Darling made his NHL debut on October 26, 2014, starting in goal against the Ottawa Senators, making 32 saves in the 2–1 win. Darling became the first former Southern Professional Hockey League player to play in an NHL game.
On November 1, 2014, it was announced that Darling had been reassigned to the Rockford IceHogs following Corey Crawford's recovery from an upper-body injury. He was recalled two weeks later, on November 15, 2014.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2005–06||North Iowa Outlaws||NAHL||8||2||4||0||405||28||0||4.15||.888||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||North Iowa Outlaws||NAHL||1||0||0||0||15||3||0||12.00||.786||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Capital District Selects||EJHL||22||9||9||3||1,242||70||1||3.38||.924||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||University of Maine||HE||27||10||14||3||1,566||72||3||2.76||.895||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of Maine||HE||27||15||6||3||1,511||78||0||3.10||.895||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Royals Sign Goaltender Scott Darling". OurSportsCentral.com (2010-08-29). Retrieved on 2012-02-03.
- "Scott Darling nets shutout in first start between pipes for Admirals". jsonline.com (2013-11-02). Retrieved on 2013-11-02.
- "Blackhawks agree to terms with three". Chicago Blackhawks (2014-07-01). Retrieved on 2014-07-01.
- Blackhawks to start rookie goaltender vs. Senators. National Hockey League. Retrieved on 26 October 2014.
- Ottawa Senators at Chicago Blackhawks - 10/26/2014. National Hockey League. Retrieved on 27 October 2014.
- Former SPHL Goaltender Scott Darling Win NHL Debut. Southern Professional Hockey League. Retrieved on 27 October 2014.
- Myers, Tracey (November 1, 2014). Blackhawks updates: Crawford starts, Darling reassigned. Retrieved on November 2, 2014.
- "Blackhawks recall Darling, assign Raanta", Chicago Blackhawks, 15 November 2014. Retrieved on 16 November 2014.
[edit | edit source]
- Scott Darling's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Scott Darling's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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