Found June 30, 2012 on The Mark Graham Sports Blog:
This summer's prized rookie free agent has finally picked a team. A surprising team at that. Former University of Wisconsin defenseman Justin Schultz made the surprising choice of signing with the lowly Edmonton Oilers. Schultz, 21, was a former draft pick of the Anaheim Ducks, but never signed making him a free agent. The New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, and Minnesota Wild all took a shot at him but failed. It was the recruiting efforts of Wayne Gretzky and Taylor Hall that made Schultz sign with the Oilers. Schultz will sign a two year deal worth $925,000 per year with a $92,500 signing bonus, according to Rogers Sportsnet's Mark Spector. The signing of Schultz will add to what is becoming a solid foundation for the future of the Edmonton Oilers. Schultz could step right in and pay dividends for the Oilers due to lack of defenseman on their roster.

Look for Oilers to Improve By Trades

The Oilers didn’t make anything remotely close to a splash on the first day of free agency. Instead the team chose three UFAs to re-sign in Ryan Smyth, Darcy Hordichuk and Jann Danis. But there is however the signing of Justin Schultz. So maybe they did make a splash afterall, even if it wasn’t for your typical proven, veteran, UFA player. There are a number of attractive UFA...

Goalie Danis reaches one-year deal with Oilers

Goaltender Yann Danis agreed to a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. Danis played for Oklahoma City, the Oilers’ AHL affiliate, this past season and had a 26-14-2 record with a 2.07 goals-against average, .924 save percentage and five shutouts in 43 games. He was named the AHL’s outstanding goalie and to the all-star team. Danis, 31, played in one game...

Oilers Land Schultz, Have Busy Signing Weekend

The Edmonton Oilers signed a defenceman this morning, but it wasn’t the name that everyone has been waiting for. Early Saturday morning the team announced that they had signed Vancouver Giant defenceman David Musil. Musil was the Oilers second round pick at the 2011 NHL entry draft and while the Oilers didn’t need to sign him for another year since he is almost a lock to return...

$925,000 question answered - Schultz to the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have won the Justin Schultz sweep stakes and have signed him to a two year entry level deal.The former Wisconsin All-WCHA defender was one of the most sought after free-agents this year. Chris Johnston, Edmonton Journal --- Justin Schultz was able to pass the baton off to Zach Parise. After being courted by NHL teams at the Newport Sports offices in...

Schultz Will Call Edmonton Home in the NHL

  After making the hockey world wonder for the past few months we finally know the destination for former Badger defenseman Justin Schultz. He didn't wade into the free agency pool long as he announced earlier today that he will join the Edmonton Oilers to begin his NHL career. He became a free agent after allowing his exclusive signing period with the Anahiem Ducks...

Edmonton Wins Justin Schultz Lottery

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to a deal with stud defenseman, Justin Schultz. The news will be confirmed tomorrow, July 1st, when free agency officially opens. Edmonton was the winner of a 26-team chase and has considerably strengthened their blueline. The 6’2”, 21-year old from West Kelowna, British Columbia was a second-round draft pick of the Anaheim Ducks and just finished...

Justin Schultz is now an Edmonton Oiler

Justin Schultz is now an Edmonton Oiler!I am proud of the Edmonton Oilers and their ability to land talented college defenseman Justin Schultz. Originally Drafted by the Anaheim Ducks, Schultz was unable to come to terms on a contract with the team. During the last week of May, 2012, Schultz officially "de-registered" from the University of Wisconsin triggering a process...

Justin Schultz Agrees To Play In Edmonton

via Oilers tweet, The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with Justin Schultz. More details to come.

Oilers Get Their Man

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, It was LeBron James-like, as the Saturday afternoon unfolded, and hockey fans across the continent learned that their teams had fallen out of the Justin Schultz race, one after another. The Toronto Maple Leafs were out. Then the New York Rangers. Then the Vancouver Canucks. Then the Minnesota Wild. It was a day made for Twitter, as fans and hockey...
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