|Assets:||Has excellent mobility and grit for the blueline position. Plays with poise and is capable of logging a lot of minutes. Always gives his all and leads by example.|
|Flaws:||Lacks the physicality to truly dominate offensive forwards. Doesn't play with a lot of confidence in the offensive zone at the National Hockey League level.|
|Career Potential:||Solid defensive defenseman.|
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2002-03|
|2/18/2015||Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a two-year contract extension.|
|1/27/2015||Missed 1 game (upper body injury).|
|1/20/2015||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/02/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.|
|3/05/2014||Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Minnesota Wild.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 5 regular season games (post concussion).|
|4/02/2011||Post concussion, remainder of the regular season.|
|12/27/2010||Missed 3 games (head injury).|
|12/20/2010||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|4/10/2010||Missed 2 games (leg injury).|
|4/05/2010||Leg injury, day-to-day.|
|4/12/2009||Missed the last 3 games of the regular season (eye injury).|
|4/07/2009||Eye injury, day-to-day.|
|2/23/2008||Re-signed by the Minnesota Wild to a six-year contract extension.|
|7/23/2007||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a one-year contract.|
|9/24/2004||NHL lockout: Signed with the Kassel Huskies of the Deutsche Liga (Germany).|
|9/14/2004||Re-signed by the Minnesota Wild.|
|6/30/2004||Minnesota Wild tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/14/2002||Recalled from Houston (AHL).|
|4/11/2002||Assigned to Houston (AHL).|
|2/10/2002||Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).|
|2/08/2002||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|1/07/2002||Recalled from the Canadian National Junior Team.|
|12/09/2001||Assigned to the Canadian National Junior Team.|
|3/26/2001||Re-assigned to Cleveland (IHL).|
|10/02/2000||Returned to Prince Albert (WHL).|
|7/02/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|3/05/2014||Edmonton Oilers traded Nick Schultz to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 5th round selection in 2014.|
|2/27/2012||Minnesota Wild traded Nick Schultz to the Edmonton Oilers for Tom Gilbert.|
|6/25/2000||Drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round (33th overall) in 2000.|
Flyers sign defenseman Nick Schultz | 07/02/2014 5:27 PM
NewsNick Schultz has agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers.
ImpactSchultz had five assists in 69 games with Edmonton and Columbus in 2013-14. We can't see him getting much playing time in Philadelphia, if he makes the team at all.
Nick Schultz will suit up on Monday night | 04/28/2014 4:39 PM
NewsNick Schultz will make his second appearance of the 2014 playoffs on Monday in Game 6.
ImpactHe logged just 10:33 of ice time in Game 4's 4-3 overtime win. Schultz will be paired with James Wisniewski.
Nick Schultz a healthy scratch Saturday | 04/13/2014 6:49 AM
NewsNick Schultz and Matt Frattin were healthy scratches on Saturday.
ImpactJust an FYI as both players have no fantasy value.
Nick Schultz traded to Columbus Blue Jackets | 03/05/2014 2:32 PM
NewsNick Schultz has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactThe former Oiler will be a solid defensive defenseman for the Blue Jackets but not much of a fantasy choice. The Oilers will receive a fifth round pick from the Blue Jackets. He had four assists in 60 games with a minus-11 rating with Edmonton this season.
D Nick Schultz hoping Edmonton keeps him | 03/01/2014 9:51 AM
NewsDefenseman Nick Schultz would like to stay with the Edmonton Oilers but wouldn't be at all surprised if they trade him before the NHL's trade deadline on Wednesday.
ImpactSchultz can head to the market as an unrestricted free agent after this season, so he is aware that much could change by Wednesday afternoon.There have been no talks about an extension with the Oilers, although Schultz said he would certainly entertain a discussion. "You definitely have it in the back of your mind that this might be it. You hope it's not because you want to be a part of this, you can see there's a chance here to have a good team," Schultz said. Schultz doesn't have much fantasy value. He has four assists in 58 games this season.
Nick Schultz returns, Oilers tweak lines | 10/27/2013 4:10 PM
NewsAfter being a healthy scratch for the second time in 2013-14 on Saturday, Nick Schultz is returning to the Edmonton Oilers lineup on Sunday.
Edmonton Oilers on Twitter
ImpactSchultz isn't the only person getting back into action as the Oilers face the Los Angeles Kings tonight. Anton Lander is also replacing Tyler Pitlick on a line with Ryan Jones and Boyd Gordon.
Nick Schultz hears the boos in Anaheim | 04/09/2013 9:45 AM
NewsNick Schultz was booed by the crowd in Anaheim on Monday.
ImpactThe boos were meant for his teammate Justin Schultz who refused to sign with the Ducks last season and became an unrestricted free agent, eventually signing with the Oilers. Some fans in Anaheim could not distinguish between the two and hence Nick was booed. He scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss. Maybe the boos were good for him.
Nick Schultz scores lone goal in 2-1 loss | 04/09/2013 3:32 AM
NewsNick Schultz scored his first goal of the season in the Oilers 2-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
ImpactWhile Justin Schultz is an offensive gem, Nick is a rugged defensive defenseman who doesn't offer much in the oppositions zone. Look elsewhere for blueline help.
N. Schultz: Guys starting to buy into system | 03/20/2013 9:34 AM
NewsNick Schultz thinks Oilers coach Ralph Krueger is getting through to the team.
Impact"They're still showing things after games where we need to be better," Schultz said. "Guys are starting to buy into that and realize that the good teams we come up against, like Chicago and other teams that are playing well and having success, they stick to their game plan, stick to their system. If it means being back in a certain spot, even though you're an offensive guy, you've got to do it. That's how you generate chances and win games, and ultimately, that's what you want." Edmonton isn't short on talent, but it might take some time before their young core can help transform the Oilers into a genuine Stanley Cup contender. In the meantime, the Oilers still have a shot to make the playoffs in 2013.
N. Schultz probable to play with J. Schultz | 01/03/2013 2:45 PM
NewsNick Schultz is a possible candidate to be paired with AHL super rookie Justin Schultz when NHL play resumes.
ImpactHe could serve as the defensive conscious of the Schultz tandem and help give Justin an easier time in his own zone with his mobility and veteran savvy. Coach Ralph Krueger will probably keep his shutdown pair of Ladislav Smid and Jeff Petry together and that would leave Ryan Whitney to skate alongside Corey Potter.
|Goals||0||at TB||Oct 8||1|
|Assists||0||at TB||Oct 8||2|
|Points||0||at TB||Oct 8||2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||at TB||Oct 8||5|
|Plus/Minus||-1||at TB||Oct 8||3|
|Power Play Goals||0||at TB||Oct 8||0|
|Power Play Points||0||at TB||Oct 8||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||at TB||Oct 8||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||at TB||Oct 8||0|
|Shots||0||at TB||Oct 8||3|
|Games||82||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Min/Edm)|
|Penalty Minutes||47||2014-15 (Phi)|
|Power Play Goals||1||4 times-last: 2011-12 (Min/Edm)|
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