Found August 11, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
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 Schultz may have just run out of gas last season.
“At times I was feeling fatigued because I wasn’t used to that many games” said Schultz. “Overall I think it was a good first year and I’m looking to improve on it.”
BEST OF MAXIM
25 years ago to this date, Wayne Gretzky was confirmed to be heading to Los Angeles. The Oilers were in the prime of their organization, arguably in the best position of any NHL team. Ever. Within one day they went from a dominating dynasty to a city left speechless, watching the exit of their hockey hero.
Wayne Gretzky becoming full of emotions after the trade to L.A. 25 years...
I didn't plan on doing a post about this. I really didn't. However, after reading about it, digesting it, and letting it sit with me I almost felt it necessary.
To set the stage, Richard Cloutier, the esteemed Edmonton Oilers blogger here on HockeyBuzz had some choice words about King fans in his most recent blog. Take a look:
The players themselves on this team make...