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: 31
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.
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)