Justin Schultz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Justin Schultz relishing change of scenery and expectations

    Sportsnet "To truly appreciate how far Justin Schultz has come in the last three months you have to reflect back on how uncomfortable his life became in Edmonton. Mistakes compounded as his confidence slipped. Fans began booing him mercilessly at Rexall Place as another Oilers season slid down the drain...." May 21

  • Penguins reserve Schultz usually sits, but is always ready to step in

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Justin Schultz didn’t dress for the Penguins’ 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 1 Friday night of the Eastern Conference final. Nothing unusual about that. After all, Schultz has spent nine of the Penguins’ first 12 games in these playoffs in street clothes. But he understands how quickly..." May 15

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    SportsCentre @SportsCentre

    #TradeCentre ALERT: Pittsburgh Penguins acquire D Justin Schultz from Edmonton Oilers. More details to come on TSN.ca.

  • Kings 'inching closer' to deal with Oilers for Schultz, Purcell

    The Score "The Los Angeles Kings are nearing a deal that will land them forward Teddy Purcell and defenseman Justin Schultz from the Edmonton Oilers, reports TSN's Darren Dreger. If an agreement is finalized with the Kings, it isn't expected that the Oilers will receive a roster player in return." February 27

  • Oilers trade Schultz to Penguins

    The Score "The Edmonton Oilers have traded defenseman Justin Schultz to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a third-round draft pick in 2016. The deal closes a chapter on endless speculation regarding Schultz, who was a healthy scratch Thursday for "protection reasons."" February 27

  • Getting rid of guys? Oilers scratch Purcell and Schultz

    Pro Hockey Talk "Taylor Hall said it himself: Connor McDavid might be the only Edmonton Oilers player who’s safe from being traded with the deadline hovering. Even so, we know two players who are the most likely to go as of Thursday: Justin Schultz and Teddy Purcell. Why is that? Well, both players are..." February 26

  • McKenzie: Schultz Has “No Future With The Oilers”

    Today's Slapshot "“I think they’ll offload Justin Schultz. There appears to be some interest in him. We’ve talked about that before. He’s got no future with the Oilers, it’s as simple as that. “I get the feeling, and I could be wrong here, the only reason he’s even in games lately is because they feel the need..." February 23

  • McKenzie Thinks Teams Talking To Oilers About Schultz

    Today's Slapshot "“Yep. There’s no question they would like to move him. “But again – I’m not saying he won’t get moved, because one thing about skating defensemen in the National Hockey League is even if they perform as inconsistently, or at times as poorly, as Justin Schultz has over the course of his time in..." February 05

  • Justin Schultz to Miss 2-4 Weeks With a Back Injury

    The Copper & Blue "When we last checked in on Justin Schultz the Chief of the Oilers' Medical Staff was on his way back from Europe. That didn't sound good at all. Now we know not only what the injury is but how long Schultz will be out for. With Schultz out of the Oilers line-up until mid, maybe late November,..." October 29

  • Oilers re-sign Justin Schultz for 1-year, $3.75 million, avoid arbitration

    CBS Sports "The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Justin Schultz were able to avoid an upcoming salary arbitration hearing when they agreed to a one-year contract on Wednesday. According to Sportsnet's Elliote Friedman, the Oilers signed Schultz to a one-year contract that will pay him $3.75 million for the..." July 15

  • Justin Schultz: Still Misunderstood

    The Copper & Blue "Two and half years later some folks still don't understand why Schultz signed in Edmonton. When Justin Schultz decided to sign with the Oilers instead of the Anaheim Ducks, the team that actually drafted him, some fans in sunny California were upset. Others were very upset. Both were reasonable..." December 10

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    Ryan Rishaug @TSNRyanRishaug

    Justin Schultz will likely be a healthy scratch today on the heels of his benching last game.

  • Oilers, Schultz agree to one-year, $3.65 million deal

    TSN "The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defenceman Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.675 million deal. Schultz, 24, scored 11 goals and added 22 assists in 74 games with the Oilers in 2013-14. In 122 career games with the Oilers, Schultz has scored 19 goals and added 41 assists. He was named to..." August 30

  • Oilers optimistic Justin Schultz deal will get done before training camp

    Edmonton Journal "With Edmonton Oilers’ training camp only 25 days away, there is still one piece of unfinished business — getting Justin Schultz signed. There’s a possibility the defenceman may sign only a one-year deal if both parties can’t agree on the numbers for a two-year bridge contract. Fellow..." August 27

  • Oilers’ Justin Schultz would be happy with longterm deal despite team's lack of success

    Edmonton Sun "If Justin Schultz had it to do all over again … he would. While not a lot has gone right for the Oilers since he picked them over 29 other teams, Schultz has no regrets about his life-changing decision two years ago. “I don’t regret it at all,” he said. “Some people might find that hard to..." February 26

  • Justin Schultz still growing into Edmonton Oilers blue-line role

    Edmonton Journal "At this stage, 65 games into his NHL career, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz is no Erik Karlsson or P.K. Subban — he’s not yet the young swashbuckling blueliner the Ottawa Senators or the Montreal Canadiens enjoy in those two, respectively. Oilers fans have hoped for that from..." November 28

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    Edmonton Oilers @EdmontonOilers

    #19 back in the #Oilers lineup --> RT @Bob_Stauffer Looks like Justin Schultz will play tonight...paired with Belov.

  • Oilers likely to play without the services of Justin Schultz, David Perron on Saturday

    Edmonton Sun "Another day, another injury … or two. Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz left practice early on Friday complaining or soreness in his ribs while David Perron, who missed last game with an illness is likely out for Saturday against Detroit because of neck issues. “I don’t think he’s going to be..." November 02

  • Capitals' Chimera fined for boarding

    NHL.com "Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined $4487.18 the maximum allowable under the CBA for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz in NHL Game No. 80 in Washington on Monday October 14 the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The..." October 16

  • Paying Justin Schultz

    The Copper & Blue "How much is this next contract going to cost? When the Edmonton Oilers signed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to his new seven-year contract extension I think most fans were pretty happy with the outcome. Or at least I was pretty happy with the outcome. That deal locked a third star forward into a..." September 27

  • Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz worked hard over the summer

    Edmonton Sun "Justin Schultz did not get a chance to ease himself into the NHL. The Edmonton Oilers defenceman was dropped into the fire last year asked to play first-pairing minutes without the benefit of a training camp. This year he’ll be well prepared for the regular season. “Having training camp is..." September 26

  • Should the Oilers lock up Justin Schultz? How much should they pay?

    Edmonton Journal "Yesterday the Oilers re-signed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to a seven-year $42 million extension. As the cap hit on the deal matches those given to Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle the expectation is that Edmonton will also re-sign 2012 first overall pick Nail Yakupov on similar terms a year from now. But..." September 21

  • Oilers Justin Schultz says he hit the wall last season

    Pro Hockey Talk "Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz had a tricky transition last season. Going from playing a college season at the University of Wisconsin to being thrust into a lockout season that saw him split time between the AHL and NHL made for a busy year. As he tells Con Grikowsky of the Edmonton Sun..." August 11

  • Edmonton Oilers rookie Justin Schultz named AHL's defenceman of the year

    Edmonton Sun "Justin Schultz left a lasting impression during his time in the American Hockey League. The Edmonton Oilers defenceman played just 34 games for the Oklahoma City Barons during the NHL lockout this season, but they were obviously quality outings. So much so, that on Wednesday, Schultz, 22,..." April 18