JEFF SCHULTZ NEWS

Kings re-sign Schultz to two-year contract extension

After spending almost the entire 2013-14 season in the American Hockey League, defenseman Jeff Schultz has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the L.A. Kings. According to the blog MayorsManor, the 28-year-old Schultz will earn $850,000 in each of the next two seasons. Schultz played the entire regular season with the Manchester Monarchs, the Kings’ AHL affiliate, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings offseason by position: Defensemen

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Despite the fact that Willie Mitchell was wearing a T-shirt that read "Surf Canada" during exit interviews this week, the veteran defenseman was very much willing to talk about his desire to remain with the Los Angeles Kings next season.  Mitchell is one of three L.A. blue liners that will become an unrestricted free agent in the impending weeks....
Via Fox Sports West
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Laich wants no part of a possible buyout

One of the many decisions facing new Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is whether he should use the final compliance buyout he inherited from outgoing general manager George McPhee. As part of the NHL’s labor settlement last year teams were granted two compliance buyouts. The Caps used their first on defenseman Jeff Schultz last summer. Among their candidates this summer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Kings: Three things to watch in Game 3

  EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Back in Los Angeles for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, the last two Stanley Cup winners are evened up and each desperately seeking an edge to set them apart.  In Game 1, the Kings' gritty defense failed to wear down the Blackhawks. In Game 2, the vaunted Chicago penalty kill failed them and the team unraveled. Equally as desperate and evenly...
Via Fox Sports West
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings return home knowing there's no time to let up

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- After two games in their second playoffs series of the postseason, the Kings find themselves in a considerably better position than they were in the last series. However, more than anyone, the Kings know that it can take only one game to change that. And the manor in which they have won both games against Anaheim in the Western Conference Semifinals has been...
Via Fox Sports West
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Capitals In Playoffs -- Jeff Schultz

Today, we went into the not very distant past to find a player for the "Former Capitals In Playoffs" series. Even though there are only eight teams now left in the playoffs, ex-Capitals are pretty easy to find actually. The spotlight falls on Jeff Schultz, who is now with the Los Angeles Kings.  So That Capitals Career...... Jeff Schultz was a modestly decent defenseman...
Via Puckrant.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings-Ducks, Game 2: Morning skate notebook

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks haven't been known as a power play team all season but the inconsistencies in special teams play has been magnified after Game 1. After letting the Kings' Alec Martinez score on the power play, the Ducks did nothing in their four opportunities with a man-advantage. The team's 23.3 percent conversion rate is good but not great. On Sunday, Nick...
Via Fox Sports West
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings-Ducks, Game 2: Morning skate notebook

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks haven't been known as a power play team all season but the inconsistencies in special teams play has been magnified after Game 1. After letting the Kings' Alec Martinez score on the power play, the Ducks did nothing in their four opportunities with a man-advantage. The team's 23.3 percent conversion rate is good but not great. On Sunday, Nick...
Via Fox Sports West
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Defensemen May Be A Concern For The Kings

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, "Not going to go anywhere with Regehr or Mitchell," said Sutter. "It does me no good to talk about our injured players, just helps the other team." What we do know is that Regehr and Mitchell are injured -- two-thirds of the left side of L.A.'s defensive corps -- two playoff-savvy veterans who are hard to replace. And that...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings defense takes a hit

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Teemu Selanne's first-period hit on the Kings' Robyn Regehr was all his Ducks teammates could talk about following Saturday night's Western Conference semifinal series opener. But Regehr's Kings teammates -- and his head coach especially -- were less anxious to talk about it. Regehr did not return to action Saturday and with the Kings already...
Via Fox Sports West
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS Is Going To Work In Atlanta, Despite Every Baseless Excuse

Another day, another half-assed full-length YouTube comment article telling everyone why Atlanta can’t support the beautiful game. Or at least the American attempt at the Beautiful Game. Last week Atlanta was awarded the 22nd MLS franchise, to begin play in 2017. It was a joyous occasion for the city for multiple reasons. First is the obvious as fans of soccer in the city finally...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A Glance at Erskine

In years gone past, it's been pretty clear which defender on the Caps' roster drew the ire of the fans.  He might have once put together a +50 season (as if it really means anything), but Jeff Schultz was generally disliked by the fanbase.  With Schultz have been bought out this past summer, there had to be somebody step in a replace him.  It has become clear the John...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Schultz assigned to Manchester

The Los Angeles Kings have assigned defenseman Jeff Schultz to the American Hockey League’s Manchester Monarchs, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Schultz, 27, has appeared in 23 games for the Monarchs this season, recording two points (1-1=2) and six penalty minutes. Schultz, who signed with the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on July 5, spent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Waivers Today

All per Bob McKenzie tweets unless noted, LA puts Jeff Schultz on waivers. Jean Michael Liles also on waivers in TOR DET puts Cory Emmerton on waivers. TOR puts Korbinian Holzer and T.J. Brennan on waivers. CGY puts Blair Jones and Derek Smith on waivers.
Via Kukla's Korner
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings return to camp after short summer

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- After two long seasons and one short summer, the Los Angeles Kings are ready to get back to work. The Kings went through their first workouts of training camp Thursday, adding several new pieces to the core of a team with a Stanley Cup title and two conference finals appearances in the last two seasons. Los Angeles had plenty of time to recover from its...
Via Fox Sports West
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

LA Kings return to camp after short summer

After two long seasons and one short summer, the Los Angeles Kings are ready to get back to work. The Kings went through their first workouts of training camp Thursday, adding several new pieces to the core of a team with a Stanley Cup title and two conference finals appearances in the last two seasons. Los Angeles had plenty of time to recover from its championship run thanks...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta columnist ties anyone and everyone to steroids with no proof

With Biogenesis and Alex Rodriguez fresh in everyone's minds, columnists all around the country are jumping on the bandwagon by drumming up the same SEO-driven points over and over again. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is no different. On Tuesday, Schultz penned a column entitled "Baseball's all-steroid team", featuring (you guessed it), an All...
Via Awful Announcing
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

FREE AGENT FRIDAZE

It's been a few weeks since we last checked in on the status of the Los Angeles Kings here at The Royal Half... and boy have things changed! Congratulations, @AnzeKopitar pic.twitter.com/e1vZUlXqq7 — ♛ LetsGoKings ♛ (@LetsGoKings) July 5, 2013 I guess the repeal of DOMA did allow everyone to get married! Two weeks ago backup goalie, Jon Bernier, was...
Via The Royal Half
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings sign free agent D Jeff Schultz to deal

The Los Angeles Kings have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Jeff Schultz to a deal. He had no goals, three assists and 12 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Washington Capitals last season. The Kings announced the deal Friday as the NHL's free agency period began. Schultz has spent his entire NHL career with the Capitals, with 11 goals, 64 assists and 133 penalty...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings Sign Jeff Schultz

Jeff Schultz to LAK, one year, $700K. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013
Via Kukla's Korner
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Musings on free agency eve

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Via Blue Seat Blogs
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Play Taps for the Sarge

I think you can make a good argument that Jeff Schultz is the most hated player in Capitals history.
Via Capitals Outsider
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Caps Place Jeff Schultz On $100 Waivers, Buyout Coming by   Steven Ellis

The Washington Capitals are putting an end to Jeff Schultz’s time there. WSH puts Jeff Schultz on unconditional ($100) waivers for purposes of buyout. Ditto for NYI and Rick DiPietro. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 2, 2013   Schultz was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round, 27th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft as one of the Capitals’ three...
Via The Hockey House
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Reality of the Capitals' Offseason

"We like our team." (Sportsnet) With the draft and unrestricted free agency approaching rapidly, the NHL is about to explode with activity.  The salary cap is coming down, older players with big contracts are being compliance buyouts and will soon be unrestricted free agents, and trade rumors are swirling across the National Hockey League.  And, as always, this means...
Via Rock the Red
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Schultz wants a trade from the Washington Capitals

Jeff Schultz is seeking a new home in the NHL. The Washington Examiner reports that the defenseman has requested a trade from the Washington Capitals, according to his agent. The report from the Examiner states that Schultz is frustrated by a lack of playing time over the last couple seasons and by poor communication with Washington's coaching staff. Jarrett Bousquet, the...
Via Bloguin Best
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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