Justin Schultz has Norris potential. He also has a bad contract.

Jonathan Willis
August 29 2014 08:09PM

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In his press availability announcing the news of the Justin Schultz signing, Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish courted controversy by saying that the young defender “has Norris Trophy potential.”

He might be right about that. The ironic thing is that if he is, it just makes the terms of Schultz’s new deal even worse.

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Mr. Unpopular

Jason Strudwick
August 29 2014 04:44PM

Draisaitl, Leon

Leon Draisaitl should be returned to Prince Albert of the Western Hockey League this season.

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Schultz contract and analytics

Jason Gregor
August 29 2014 01:46PM


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The Oilers signed Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3,675 million deal. Craig MacTavish had very high praise for the 24-year-old from Kelowna.

"I think he's going to be a great player and a great Oiler. I think he has Norris trophy potential," said MacTavish.

Fans have been waiting for "bold" from MacTavish, and there is no debating that is a bold statement.

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Justin Schultz Signs a 1-Year Deal

baggedmilk
August 29 2014 11:24AM

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This morning, the Oilers announced that they have signed Justin Schultz to a 1-year deal worth $3.675 million.  The contract comes in higher than many of us expected, but it looks like the Oilers paid a higher price for a shorter term. Judging from the reaction on Twitter, the Nation is divided on the new deal.

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
August 29 2014 08:05AM

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NHL reportedly looking at expansion, the changing world of sports journalism, Flames expectations, comparing Justin Schultz to PK Subban and more in this weeks Roundup

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