The NHL is taking steps to avoid another John Scott situation at the 2017 All-Star Gamem in Los Angeles.

The league announced new fan voting rules Monday that disqualify players from being named All-Star captains if they're injured or sent to the AHL. Scott, a journeyman enforcer, was voted in by fans last year when he was with the Coyotes and still served as the Pacific Division captain despite being traded to the Canadiens and demoted to the AHL.

Scott was the MVP of the 3-on-3 tournament that will be back for a second year, but the NHL didn't want a similar awkward situation to happen.