12/05/2013 8:34 AM
Throwback Thursday presented by Student Prince Cafe and Fort Restaurant: Scott Levins
Scott Levins played two seasons with the Springfield Falcons, totaling 114 points, a +15 rating and 444 penalty minutes in 147 games. Both seasons, Levins’ Falcons made the postseason, finishing atop the New England Division at the end of the 1997-98 regular season. In 15 playoff games with Springfield, he posted 11 points (seven goals, four assists) and 61 penalty minutes. His 114 points rank 11th on the Falcons all-time list, just recently surpassed by the team’s current captain Ryan Craig.
Before joining the Falcons, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound winger had played in 122 NHL games between the Winnipeg Jets, Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers. In 124 total games at the NHL level, Levins posted 33 points (13 goals, 20 assists) and 316 penalty minutes. He played two games with the Phoenix Coyotes during the 1997-98 campaign.
Levins played three seasons with the AHL’s Moncton Hawks from 1989-1993 to begin his professional career. While in Moncton, he posted 119 points (49 goals, 70 assists) and 562 penalty minutes. Levins made other AHL stops along his career, including six games with the Prince Edward Island Senators in 1994-95 and 80 games with the New Haven Beast in 1998-99. His most productive season as a pro though came with the Falcons in 1997-98. The Spokane, Washington native scored 28 goals, chipped in with 39 assists and posted a +6 rating. The 67 points and 39 assists were a single-season career high.
Levins was drafted in the fourth round (75th overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Winnipeg Jets.