How many goals should we expect from Justin Schultz and Co. on the Oilers’ blue line next season? More importantly, how do reasonable (your mileage may vary) projections for both the defence and the team as a whole compare to the results posted by last year’s playoff teams in the West?
On paper, he shouldn’t be there. Based on pedigree, he doesn’t make the invite list. Greg Chase is making a habit of beating the odds, and this time it’s the national entry at the Christmas tournament Canadians love more than Timmy’s coffee: The world junior team.