Found June 30, 2012 on
I need to run...have a 9:20am t-time, and, oh yeah, I'm getting married at 2:30pm this afternoon. Priorities, priorities.
But before I head out, just a quick rumor: The Justin Schultz decision will be out in a few hours, and it sounds like the only two teams left in the battle for his services are the Edmonton Oilers and the Ottawa Senators.
Apparently, Schultz informed his friend Jake Gardi...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
I shouldn't be so critical of Oilers management. They have been busy re-signing people. On Saturday, of course, the Oilers signed UFA Justin Schultz. On Sunday, the Oilers re-signed forward Ryan Smyth (2 years), goaltender Yann Danis (1 year) and forward Darcy Hordichuk. Other than that, no trades and no other UFA signings.
It was said this morning...
The Ottawa Senators moved to fill a void on their roster left by the loss of defenseman Filip Kuba in unrestricted free agency by acquiring defenseman Marc Methot from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Nick Foligno on Sunday. Methot, 27, had seven goals, 44 assists and 208 penalty minutes in six seasons with the Blue Jackets. He has three years left on his contract...
via Chris Johnston tweet, Big money for Filip Kuba from #panthers…$8 million over two years.
The Edmonton Oilers.
I need to get to my wedding in less than a half-hour, but I thought I'd put this up anyway.
Thanks for the wedding gift, Justin. We needed you.
The Ottawa Senators swapped a pair of assets on the first day of free agency, adding blue liner Mike Lundin -- formerly of Tampa Bay -- and forward Guillaume Latendresse -- formerly of Minnesota -- in the process.
The addition of both players are smart money acquisitions for Bryan Murray, as he's paying just a shade over $2M combined for the pair to come to Ottawa. At times...
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...
Free-agent defenseman Filip Kuba signed a two-year, $8 million contract with the Florida Panthers, NHL.com reported, based on Twitter from his agent, Rich Evans. Kuba figures to be a replacement for Jason Garrison, who is an unrestricted free agent. Kuba, 35, had 32 points in 73 games with the Ottawa Senators last season.
via Darren Dreger tweet, Konopka agrees to 2 year contract with Minnesota Wild.
from a Colorado Avalanche tweet, The #Avs have come to terms with UFAs John Mitchell (formerly NYR) and Matt Carkner (formerly OTT). Official