John Edward “Shotgun” Schella - Born May 9, 1947 in Port Arthur, Ontario – Died August 3, 2018 in Westlock, Alberta was a Canadian professional ice Hockey defenceman.
Schella made his NHL debut with the Vancouver Canucks on January 6, 1971 vs Montreal Canadiens at The Forum in a 7-3 Montreal win.
Schella scored his1st NHL goal vs Gary Kurt of the California Golden Seals on October 15, 1971 at 17:59 of the 1st period at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena (Oakland Arena) in a 9-6 Canucks win.
- Avco World Trophy (Avco Cup) Champion 1974 and 1975 with Houston Aeros
Avco Cup finalist 1976 with Houston Aeros
Schella played in the 1974 and 1975 WHA All-Star Games.
Schella played the 5th most games in Houston Aeros History.