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- What does Marco do for a living?
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- What are Marco’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Marco married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Marco have any children?
- Where is Marco now?
- How tall is Marco?
- How much money does Marco earn?
- What is Marco’s net worth?
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Who is Marco Scandella?
Marco Scandella is a professional notable Canadian ice hockey defenceman for the St. Louis Blues of the NHL (National Hockey League). Previously he played major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for the Val d’Or Foreurs before being selected in the second-round 55th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild. In addition, he played with the Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens.
How Old Is Marco Scandella?
He is 32 years old as of May 2022, having been born on February 23, 1990, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Marco shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Desiree Montoya, Azzyland, Zadie Hope Zamolo, Bailey Dedrick, Dakota Fanning, and many more.
Marco Scandella Family
Who are Marco Scandella Parents?
He was born to Francesco Scandella (Father died on December 2, 2015, after battling prostate cancer) and Sandra Scandella (Mother).
Does Marco Scandella have Siblings?
He has an elder brother by the name of Giulio Scandella who is also a professional ice hockey player in Italy.
Marco Scandella Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Marco Scandella Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy, He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Marco Scandella Kids
There is no information on whether he has kids or not. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Marco Scandella Playing Career
An Amateur Career
He began his junior career in the QMJHL League with the Val d’Or Foreurs. Shortly after returning from the 2010 World Junior Championships tournament, he was suspended for 15 games by the QMJHL because of elbowing Alexandre Durette in the head of the Rimouski Oceanic.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Minnesota Wild
On November 12, 2010, he made his NHL debut for Minnesota in a game against the Florida Panthers. He scored his first NHL career goal during the first game of the 20111-12 season against Steve Mason of the Columbus Blue Jackets. His breakout year came in the 2013-14 season skating in 76 games with the Wild and playing the majority of his minutes on the second defensive pairing with Jared Spurgeon. In this season, he scored three goals and added 14 assists for 17 points.
Entering the 2014-15 season, he had high expectations. Immediately he entered the season and made an impact going on a scoring streak and surpassing his career totals of goals scored. On November 14 and November 29, he scored the overtime winners against the Winnipeg Jets and Dallas Stars respectively. On the latter date, he signed a five-year $20 million contract extension with the Wild. Later on December 1, he was fined $2,755.38 for an illegal check to the head of the St. Louis Blues’ T.J. Oshie. Nine days later, he has suspended a further two games for the same infraction against the New York Islanders Brock Nelson.
A Career with the Buffalo Sabres
After spending seven seasons with Minnesota, he alongside Jason Pominville and a 2018 fourth-round pick was traded on June 30, 2017, to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Marcus Foligno, Tyler Ennis, and a third-round pick.
A Career with the Montreal Canadiens
He got traded to the Montreal Canadiens on January 3, 2020, in exchange for a 2020 fourth-round pick. On February 8, he scored his first goal for the Canadiens in a 2-1 overtime win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
A Career with the St. Louis Blues
After only one month with the Canadiens, he was treaded to the St. Louis Blues on February 18, 2020, in exchange for a 2020 second-round pick and a 2021 conditional fourth-round pick. With the Blues, he made 11 regular season appearances where he registered 1 assist before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Blues on April 16, 2020, signed Marco as an impending free agent to a four-year $13.1 million contract extension.
An International Play Career
Besides playing at the club level, he also has represented his native Canada for the first time at the 2008 World Under-18 Championships, where he helped his country to a gold medal and recorded one goal and one assist in seven games. At the 2010 World Junior Championships, he represented Canada helping them a silver medal and recording one goal and two assists in six games.
Marco Scandella Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3inches (1.91m) and a weight of 94kg (207lbs).
Marco Scandella Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $3.275million and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $9 million.