Scott Douglas Parker is an American professional ice hockey right winger who played for the Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks in NHL.

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Parker earned his nickname, “The Sheriff”, from his reputation as a feared fighter and enforcer.

Scott Parker
Born January 29, 1978 (age 44)     
Hanford, California, U.S.
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 240 lb (109 kg; 17 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Colorado Avalanche
San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft 63rd overall, 1996
New Jersey Devils
20th overall, 1998
Colorado Avalanche
   Playing career     1998–2008

Parker grew up playing ice hockey in Eagle River, Alaska, with the youth hockey Mustang Hockey Association and Alaska All Star Hockey Association.

He played high school hockey for the Chugiak High School Mustangs. In his sophomore year with the Mustangs Parker was a member of the varsity hockey team that won the Alaska state high school hockey championship.

Parker played a season of Junior “B” hockey for the Spokane Braves and then went on to play for the Kelowna Rockets of the Major Junior Western Hockey League of the Canadian Hockey League. It was with the Rockets that Parker was drafted into the NHL.

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He was initially drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the third round, 63rd overall, in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

However unable to come to an agreement with the Devils he re-entered into the 1998 draft and was selected in the first round, 20th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche.

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Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Spokane Braves KIJHL 43 7 21 28 128
1995–96 Kelowna Rockets WHL 64 3 4 7 159 6 0 0 0 12
1996–97 Kelowna Rockets WHL 68 18 8 26 330 6 0 2 2 4
1997–98 Kelowna Rockets WHL 71 30 22 52 243 7 6 0 6 23
1998–99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 27 0 0 0 71
1998–99 Hershey Bears AHL 32 4 3 7 143 4 0 0 0 6
1999–2000 Hershey Bears AHL 68 12 7 19 206 11 1 1 2 56
2000–01 Colorado Avalanche NHL 69 2 3 5 155 4 0 0 0 2
2001–02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 63 1 4 5 154
2002–03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 43 1 3 4 82 1 0 0 0 2
2003–04 San Jose Sharks NHL 50 1 3 4 101
2005–06 San Jose Sharks NHL 10 1 0 1 38
2006–07 San Jose Sharks NHL 11 0 0 0 22
2006–07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 10 1 1 2 6
2007–08 Colorado Avalanche NHL 25 0 0 0 70
NHL totals 308 7 14 21 699 5 0 0 0 4

After playing a few seasons in the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets, Parker started his NHL career with the Avalanche in 1998 and was a member of their 2001 Stanley Cup championship team.

Parker was acquired by San Jose for a fifth round selection in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft on June 21, 2003.


Scott Parker was one of the baddest mofos in the early 2000s NHL when he was protecting his teammates in Denver and San Jose.

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  • Name:  Scott Parker
  • Age:  44 years
  • Country:  United States
  • Date of birth:  29 January 1978
  • Height:  1.95 m
  • Weight:  106 kg

He was one of the last true heavyweights and was featured prominently in ICE GUARDIANS, the excellent and reverential documentary that honors the men who had the hardest job in the world’s best league (it’s currently on Prime).

So when the Chiclets boys were in Denver for the Western Conference Finals, we were psyched that the big man made the trip to the city from his place in the mountains. And he regaled with stories that had our jaws dropping over and over.

There’s a whole lot more where this came from but we can’t put ’em all here (you don’t want to miss the Nashville story).


Bournemouth boss Scott Parker is confident his squad can rise to the challenge of a tough run of Premier League games – starting with a trip to champions Manchester City.

The Cherries got their return to the top flight up and running with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa last weekend.

Following the visit to the Etihad Stadium, Bournemouth host Arsenal and then head to Liverpool after a midweek Carabao Cup tie at Norwich.

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Parker feels his squad, boosted this week by the arrival of Argentina defender Marcos Senesi, can build on their positive start.

“Overall, it has been a good week with three points on the board after the first game of the season,” he said.

“Now we are going into a difficult few fixtures, but these are the challenges we are going to embrace and we are going to take on.

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Parker retired in early August 2009 and has since started a barbershop business with his wife Francesca in Castle Rock, Colorado.

In 2006, Parker and his wife Francesca, started a charity called “Parker’s Platoon”. Parker’s Platoon is dedicated to helping military veterans transition from military to civilian life.

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They help “one veteran at a time” through activities such as riding snow machines in the Rockies to trout fishing and other activities that bring veterans together, helping the vets realize they are not alone in their mental and physical healing process.

In July, 2012, Parker made some controversial comments about Steve Moore.

Parker was on the roster of the San Jose Sharks at the time of the 2004 Todd Bertuzzi – Steve Moore incident in which Moore’s career was ended by an on-ice attack from Todd Bertuzzi, but Parker and Moore had been teammates in Colorado during prior seasons.

In an interview with, Parker defended Bertuzzi and spoke disparagingly of Moore, being quoted as saying “he (Moore) always thought he was better than everybody else.

By Rishabh

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