Edmonton Oilers
Philadelphia Flyers
Nick Schultz
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NickSchultz
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 203
BIRTHDATE: 25/08/1982
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Strasbourg, SK, CAN
DRAFTED: MIN: 2000-33 overall
Signed as a free agent by Kassel (Germany), September 24, 2004. Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for Tom Gilbert, February 27, 2012. Traded to Columbus by Edmonton for Columbus's 5th round choice (later traded back to Columbus Columbus selected Tyler Bird) in 2014 Entry Draft. March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 2, 2014.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS
  • Ranked second on the team in blocked shots (107)
  • Played in his 400th career NHL game Apr. 4 @ VAN
  • Recorded a season high in ice (23:17) Feb. 4 vs. VAN

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Finished 2nd on team in blocked shots (161) (2011-12)
  • Ranked 1st on the Wild's all-time games played list and 5th in games played among NHL defencemen since 2002-03 season (2011-12)
  • Appeared in his 1st game with Edmonton and recorded an assist in 19:45 of ice time (2011-12)
  • Ranked second on the Wild with 132 blocked shots (2010-11)
  • Tallied career-highs in points (20), assists (19), penalty minutes (43) and shots (83) in 80 games (2009-10)
  • Finished 2nd on the Wild and T-12th in NHL with 158 blocked shots(2009-10)
  • Became first Wild player to skate in 600 games Mar. 23 vs. SJS (2009-10)
  • Notched 100th career point (assist) Jan. 11 vs. PIT (2009-10)
  • Led Wild with 152 blocked shots and finished third with 78 hits (2008-09)
  • Became 1st Wild player to play in 500 games Feb. 8 vs. EDM (2008-09)
  • Led Wild in blocked shots (147) and finished second in hits (101) (2007-08)
  • Became the first Wild defenceman in franchise history to appear in all 82 games and one of four Wild players to appear in all 82 games (2006-07)
  • Led Wild with 141 blocked shots and ranked third on team with 88 hits (2006-07)
  • Led the Wild with 129 blocked shots (2005-06)
  • Recorded a career-high six goals and +12 rating (2003-04)
  • Ranked first on the team with a +11 rating (2002-03)
  • Participated in the NHL Young Stars game during All- Star Weekend (2002-03)
  • Picked up his first career playoff point with an assist in Game 7 Western Conference Semifinal win May 5 @ VAN (2002-03)
  • Made NHL debut Oct. 14 vs. EDM (2001-02)
  • Posted 1st career NHL point and assist Oct. 24 vs. CAR (2001-02)
  • Scored 1st NHL goal (GWG) and posted +3 rating Nov. 29 vs. FLA (2001-02)

JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Served as team captain and registered 47 points (17G, 30A) for Prince Albert (WHL) (2000-01)
  • Ranked 3rd on team in assists, tied for 4th in goals and fifth in total points (2000-01)
  • Named to WHL’s Eastern Conference All-Star team and earned Prince Albert’s Player of the Year and MVP awards (2000-01)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Appeared in all nine games as Canada claimed gold medal at the World Hockey Championship (2007)
  • Helped Team Canada to the gold medal at the World Hockey Championship, registering one assist and a +2 rating in nine games (2004)
  • Played in seven games for Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic, recorded two assists and helped Team Canada capture the silver medal (2002)
  • Left Wild to compete with Team Canada in World Junior Hockey Championship in Czech Republic (2002)
  • Played all seven games for Team Canada in World Junior Hockey Championship in Russia (2000)