Scott Hartnell is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger in the National Hockey League (NHL). He had played 17 seasons with the NFL teams Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers, and Columbus Blue Jackets before his retirement in 2018.
Before starting his NFL career, he had played in the Canadian junior leagues for the Lloydminister Blazers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. He then played two seasons for the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. Wanna know more information on the athlete then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The former professional hockey player, Scott Hartnell.
Scott Hartnell: Bio, Family, & Career
The player was born on 18 April 1982 as Scott Wesley Hartnell in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, under the zodiac sign, Aries. He was born as the son of parents Bill Hartnell and Joy Hartnell. Both of his parents worked as teachers in Lloydminister-based schools. Additionally, his father encouraged him to step into hockey, and also his father coached him during his younger days. He has a nationality of Canada and belongs to the native caucasian ethnicity.
Regarding his education, he completed high school in his hometown in Canada. He started his hockey gameplay in high school and played in Canadian junior leagues as well. After that, he studied at the Prince Albert Campus where he played for two seasons in the Western Hockey League. During this time, he had won the Most Valuable Player.
Professional Hockey Career:
In 2000, he entered the NHL Draft where the Nashville Predators selected him in the first round as the 6th pick overall. It made him the youngest player to play for the team as well as the youngest player selected in the season. He then played as a left-wing and debuted with the team against Pittsburgh Penguins. He gained a successful play with the team, unfortunately, he broke his foot missing all of the March game matches.
Furthermore, he was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in June 2007 along with Kimmo Timonen with a signing amount of $25.2 million for six-year. Overall, he had missed 16 games due to an injury. After that, in June 2014, he was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets as a fourth-round draft pick. However, he return to Nashville in 2017 signing a one-year $1 million contract. In October, he announced his retirement from professional hockey.
Scott’s television career:
After retirement, he debuted as the NHL Network analyst in 2018. He also has appeared in many of the NHL shows and started to work on the NHL Network’s pre-game coverage. Additionally, he is also a philanthropist who founded the Hartnell Down Foundation in early 2012. His organization supports hockey, children, and communities around the USA and Canada.
Scott Hartnell: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his relationship status, the 40-year-old (as of 2022) is a married man. He has married his girlfriend named Katie Hartnell whom he dated for a while. His wife is a teacher by profession. Further, the duo married on 22 July 2017 in a private ceremony. However, the duo is proud parents of their two adorable and beautiful children. They are parents of their first child, Wesley Hartnell born in May 2018, and second-born daughter, Molly Hartnell born in May 2020. The athlete previously was married to Lisa Renneke who went through a rough and messy divorce.
Caption: Scott and his wife Katie Hartnell
How Much Did Scott Earn from his Career? Salary & Net Worth
First of all, The average NHL player’s salary is $2,554,463 USD based on 906 player signings, including all buried and two-way contracts. Further, their salaries depend upon their team and the quality of their performances as well as sponsorships.
Moreover, Hartnell has an estimated net worth of around $30 million made from his former pro-hockey playing career. Also, he had earned a profitable amount through endorsements and sponsorships as well.
Scott Hartnell: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
The former athlete has a well-exercised and muscular body build that has unknown body measurements of chest or waist. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters and weighs around 98 kg. He has brown hair color and gray-blue eyes color.