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Justin Schultz

26-Year-Old Defenseman – Pittsburgh Penguins

2016-17 NHL Stats

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36

PP Pts

19

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31

PIM

30

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Schultz was not given a qualifying offer by the Penguins due to cost constraints, yet the team ended up re-signing him to an affordable one-year deal worth $1.4 million. He played a lot better after moving away from the spotlight in Edmonton, and with less pressure and more ...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 193   DOB: 7/6/1990   BORN: Kelowna, British Columbia   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #43 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year, $1.4 million deal with Pittsburgh in July of 2016.

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Schultz posted an assist with a plus-1 rating, four blocked shots, a minor penalty and two hits in Friday's 3-2 win against the Oilers.

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Justin Schultz NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2012-13 22 NHL EDM 48 8 19 27 -17 8 85 9.4 3 0 21:27 4 11 15 3:12 15 35
2013-14 23 NHL EDM 74 11 22 33 -22 16 109 10.1 3 0 23:21 1 11 12 3:27 30 107
2014-15 24 NHL EDM 81 6 25 31 -17 12 122 4.9 1 0 22:37 0 12 12 2:48 41 114
2015-16 25 NHL EDM 45 3 7 10 -22 14 59 5.1 0 0 20:08 1 5 6 2:07 29 66
2015-16 25 NHL PIT 18 1 7 8 7 2 23 4.3 0 0 14:14 1 1 2 3:42 7 6
2016-17 26 NHL PIT 71 12 36 48 31 30 143 8.4 1 0 20:13 3 16 19 2:44 60 102
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

20:13

Average Time On Ice

On average, Justin Schultz was on the ice for 20:13.

2:44

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Justin Schultz was on the ice for 2:44 during power plays.

0:04

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Justin Schultz was on the ice for 0:04 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 20:08 2:07 1:08
2015-16 14:14 3:42 0:04
2016-17 20:13 2:44 0:04

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Justin Schultz
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 23 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 3 29:47 4:17
Mar 21 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 25:56 5:29
Mar 19 FLA 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 21:17 5:27
Mar 17 NJD 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 8 0.0 1 1 23:22 4:39
Mar 15 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 23:30 2:21
Mar 13 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 27:14 5:29
Mar 11 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 3 24:01 3:45
Mar 10 EDM@EDM 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 4 25:15 2:30
Mar 8 WPG@WPG 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 2 2 21:10 3:55
Mar 5 BUF 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 100.0 0 0 21:51 4:54
Mar 3 TAM 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 33.3 2 2 19:42 3:03
Mar 1 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 3 23:50 0:00
Feb 28 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 22:25 1:10
Feb 25 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 24:08 6:23
Feb 21 CAR@CAR Did Not Play
Feb 19 DET Did Not Play
Feb 17 CLM@CLM Did Not Play
Feb 16 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:40 0:29
Feb 14 VAN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 19:01 1:29
Feb 11 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 23:44 4:59
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Feb 9 COL@COL 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 20:36 2:35
Feb 7 CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 21:37 2:05
Feb 4 STL@STL 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 20:36 6:45
Feb 3 CLM 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 3 21:29 1:01
Jan 31 NAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 20:05 2:34
Jan 26 BOS@BOS 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 0 1 22:08 5:12
Jan 24 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 25:55 7:10
Jan 22 BOS 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 19:46 0:06
Jan 20 CAR@CAR 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 3 2 20:55 2:45
Jan 18 MON@MON 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 23:48 2:48
Jan 16 WAS 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 24:15 1:17
Jan 14 DET@DET 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 25:30 4:31
Jan 12 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 21:25 3:41
Jan 11 WAS@WAS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 21:06 4:43
Jan 8 TAM 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 3 18:50 2:30
Dec 31 MON 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 23:19 4:15
Dec 28 CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 5 22:09 0:00
Dec 27 NJD@NJD 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 23:16 3:29
Dec 23 NJD 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 24:50 2:12
Dec 22 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 23:18 2:40
Dec 20 NYR 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 2 4 21:39 5:46
Dec 17 TOR@TOR 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 3 0 23:03 3:54
Dec 16 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 27:11 5:34
Dec 14 BOS 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 1 1 15:36 2:46
Dec 12 ARI 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 1 2 18:59 3:29
Dec 10 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:58 0:49
Dec 8 FLA@FLA 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 15:34 1:24
Dec 5 OTT 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 19:54 3:34
Dec 3 DET 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 17:00 0:42
Dec 1 DAL 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 17:47 1:13
Nov 30 NYI@NYI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 15:15 1:34
Nov 26 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:44 4:12
Nov 25 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 19:11 1:14
Nov 23 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 16:53 1:50
Nov 21 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 15:53 0:35
Nov 19 BUF@BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 15:56 0:17
Nov 18 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 17:53 2:14
Nov 16 WAS@WAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:01 2:14
Nov 12 TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 15:53 0:40
Nov 10 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 16:31 1:44
Nov 8 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:08 0:56
Nov 5 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 14:01 0:41
Nov 3 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 13:31 0:49
Nov 2 ANA@ANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:16 1:16
Oct 29 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 18:43 1:17
Oct 27 NYI 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 15:52 3:25
Oct 25 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:41 1:29
Oct 22 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:32 2:50
Oct 20 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 23:48 6:05
Oct 18 MON@MON 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:55 3:38
Oct 17 COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:23 1:06
Oct 15 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 1 1 14:14 1:16
Oct 13 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:20 0:04

Justin Schultz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Schultz posted a goal and two assists, including one on the power play, in a 4-3 comeback victory over the Sabres on Sunday.

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Schultz (concussion) participated in pregame warmups before Saturday's game against the Flyers, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Schultz (concussion) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with the Flyers.

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Schultz (concussion) ran the team's top power-play unit Friday during practice, an indication that he'll return to action Saturday, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

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Schultz (concussion) is closing in on a Saturday return, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports. "I skated pretty hard the past couple of days by myself, trying to stay in game shape," Schultz noted. "I still have a couple of more steps. I'm hopeful I can be ready for Saturday. Hopefully I'll get cleared and practice Friday, and be ready for the game. We'll see what happens."

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Schultz (concussion) was not at all restricted in practice Thursday, Pittsburgh freelancer Shelly Anderson reports.

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Schultz (concussion) is not in the lineup for Tuesday night's road game against the Hurricanes.

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Schultz (concussion) will likely miss his second straight game Sunday.

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Schultz has been diagnosed with a concussion and is undergoing concussion protocol.

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Schultz left during the second period of Thursday's game against Winnipeg with an unspecified injury, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

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After tallying a pair of assists Thursday, Schultz ranks fourth among NHL defensemen with 39 points.

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Schultz scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Boston.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Schultz clearly has talent. But he has really struggled the last two seasons -- he just isnít the guy (yet anyway) to carry the blue line of an NHL team. The addition of Andrej Sekera should take off some of the pressure, but itís do-or-die time for Schultz. Heís on a one-year deal and will be either a foundational piece for the Oilers or begging another team to take him in next summer. New coach Todd McLellan will bring structure to the Oilers, and thereís hope he can finally bring out the best in Schultz. If that ends up happening, expect Schultz to hold down a role on the top power-play unit and come through with a career year.

2014-15

Schultz was a bit of a disappointment for the Oilers last season, but that came as no surprise -- the grind of an 82-game schedule drained the poor guy. He struggled alongside Andrew Ference last season, so watch for the team to try him with Nikita Nikitin both at even-strength and on the top power-play unit. And with the Oilers' wealth of offensive talent, Schultz is sure to put up points. While he's a risk as your top defender, Schultz has a decent shot at delivering top-30 numbers.

2013-14

Schultz was a gift from above last season for Edmonton. He signed with the Oilers after being unable to come to an agreement with the Ducks and immediately provided the team with an offensive presence on the blue line that they hadn't seen since Paul Coffey. Now, he did admit he hit the wall at midseason, but that will change this year now that he knows what it's like to play in the NHL. And one has to think his second season could produce 12 to 15 goals and as many as 50 points. Sweet.

2012-13

The Oilers may have drafted Nail Yakupov with the top pick in the 2012 Entry Draft, but signing Justin Schultz must have felt like they hit the lottery again. Schultz was considered by most to be the best free agent defenseman after Ryan Suter and his signing with Edmonton was a blessing for the team. He is a big, puck-moving blueliner who will be given every shot to make the team out of training camp and is their cornerstone defenseman of the future.

2011-12

Schultz will return to Wisconsin for junior year but is already one of the better defense prospects in the game. He's even a darkhorse candidate to win the Hobey Baker Award, though it's frequently difficult for a defenseman to do so.

2009-10

Schultz is another defenseman who is very offensive-minded. He has the fantastic ability to know when to join the play, but he also needs to focus more on his defensive play in his own zone