Scott Arniel

Scott Arniel

About Scott Arniel

Scott William Arniel (born on September 17, 1962), is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and retired player. He is coach of the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. Previously, he was the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. In 2009, Arniel was named the American Hockey League coach of the year while with the Manitoba Moose. He played in the NHL, primarily with the Winnipeg Jets and Buffalo Sabres, and was inducted into the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame on May 2, 2008. After entering the major junior ranks with the Kingston Canadians of the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League (OMJHL) in 197879, Arniel switched to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League the next season to join the Cornwall Royals. Arniel played a pivotal role in the club's 1981 Memorial Cup championship with a hat trick in an 82 win over the Kitchener Rangers on May 10, 1981.

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