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Justin Schultz’s one-year deal means Pittsburgh will have to get creative with the cap

The Pittsburgh Penguins made sure yet another piece of their Stanley Cup winning roster will be in tact for the 2016-17 title defense, signing Justin Schultz to a one-year, $1.4-million deal Wednesday. Locking Schultz up to such a team-friendly deal is a great move for the Penguins, who bring back a once-highly touted rearguard who has seen his stock drop a bit. Schultz came into...
Via The Hockey News
11 days ago

Justin Schultz Returning to Penguins, Signs One-Year Deal

On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Penguins vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford announced that the team has re-signed defenseman Justin Schultz to a one-year deal with a $1.4 million AAV. Welcome back! The #Pens have re-signed defenseman Justin Schultz to a one-year contract. https://t.co/ssyFn0T7aQ pic.twitter.com/goGW2sVadM — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 13, 2016...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 days ago

The Good & Bad of the Penguins Defense In Game 3

The Penguins defense had a major impact on their game three performance. Let’s take a look at the good and the bad of what transpired this weekend as we head into game four of this Stanley Cup final.   Justin Schultz is playing the best hockey of his life. Yes folks, it’s true. The castoff from Edmonton, who one journalist described as the “worst player in the NHL this season...
Via The Pensblog
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Penguins initiate Justin Schultz by hanging his clothes above the ice

Every team in the NHL welcomes in new players with their own form of hazing. The term “haze” might be a bit harsh for what usually amounts to juvenile (and hilarious) pranks, but there’s definitely an initiation process in the locker room. The Penguins had their own creative way of welcoming Justin Schultz to the team. Welcome to the team, @6Schultz6!
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Justin Schultz trade adds depth

The NHL trade deadline came to a close at 3 pm on Monday (2/29), and the Pittsburgh Penguins made a few trades. The most notable trade came in the form of Edmonton Oilers defenseman, Justin Schultz. Distinguished for his puck distribution and offensive prowess, Schultz has posted only 10 points in 45 games so far this season (3G-10A). Despite his low point totals, Pittsburgh added...
Via isportsweb.com
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Breakdown: The Justin Schultz deal

The Penguins acquired Justin Schultz from the Edmonton Oilers for a third round pick on Saturday. The Oilers, seemingly desperate to move Schultz, will retain 50% of Schultz’s hefty 3 million price tag. The move leaves the Penguins looking like this. via ( GeneralFanager)   What did Edmonton think of Schultz From reading Oiler blogs about this, you can see what a polarizing...
Via The Pensblog
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline: Penguins Acquire Justin Schultz From Oilers For Draft Pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins are joining the NHL trade deadline fun. The Penguins and Edmonton Oilers completed a trade, which sends defenseman Justin Schultz to Pittsburgh in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft pick. TSN’s Darren Dreger broke the news on Twitter first, and the teams since have made it official. Schultz has three goals and 10 points in 45 games for the Oilers this...
Via NESN.com
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Defensemen in high demand as NHL trade deadline looms

There’s really no crazier time of the hockey season than right around the NHL trade deadline. The nine-player trade Tuesday between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators was a healthy reminder that the league’s biggest buy-or-sell day is just around the corner, and there are moves a-plenty still to be made before the Feb. 29 deadline.The landscape has changed a bit in the...
Via Yardbarker
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ducks go big with Kesler extension; Oilers do the right thing with Schultz

By Liam McGuire The Anaheim Ducks have locked up forward Ryan Kesler to a huge six-year $41.25 million deal. The agreement, which will begin starting 2016-17, will prevent the Michigan native from hitting the free agent market as he was scheduled to do after next season. The move is a lot of money ($6.875 million until 2021-22) for a player coming off of a 20-goal season and is...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign D-Man Justin Schultz To One-Year Contract

Justin Schultz has re-signed with the Edmonton Oilers on a one-year contract worth $3.675 million, the team announced Friday. The 24-year-old defenseman has played two NHL seasons, both with Edmonton, and he’s tallied 60 points in 122 games. From an offensive standpoint, he’s been impressive, but the former University of Wisconsin star still has major strides to make defensively...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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