Scott Sandelin
Position Defense
Shot Right
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Teams Montreal Canadiens
Philadelphia Flyers
Minnesota North Stars
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born August 8 1964 (1964-08-08) (age 55),
Hibbing, MN, U.S.
NHL Draft 40th overall, 1982
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 1986 – 1992

Scott A. Sandelin (born August 8, 1964 in Hibbing, Minnesota) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently the head coach of the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs men's ice hockey team.

Playing careerEdit

Sandelin played for the North Dakota Fighting Sioux and played on the United States teams in the 1984 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and the 1986 World Championship. He was chosen 40th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft.

He saw only brief action with the Canadiens and was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in 1988 for J. J. Daigneault. The Flyers kept him with the Hershey Bears, bringing him up for only 15 games in 1990-91. Sandelin signed as a free agent with the Minnesota North Stars in 1991 but only played 1 game for the Stars. He retired in 1992.

In his NHL career, he played in a total of 25 games with 4 assists.

Coaching careerEdit

Sandelin was an assistant coach of the North Dakota Fighting Sioux from 1994 to 2000. He then became head coach of the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.


  • 1986 WCHA First All-Star

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