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Colorado's Tyson Barrie is emerging as an elite offensive blueliner. Edmonton's Justin Schultz? Not so much.

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz has become something of a polarizing figure in Oil Country. His supporters, seemingly an ever-dwindling number, point to the fact that he is still a young, developing player. 1,188 more words

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Maybe the only problem with Justin Schultz is that the Edmonton Oilers have miscast him

Justin Schultz is a controversial player in Edmonton. Some of the blame for that must fall on his shoulders, because 195 games into his NHL career he has not noticeably developed as an offensive option and there remain significant gaffes in his defensive game. 1,267 more words

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Do the Edmonton Oilers realize what they have, and don't have, in Schultz, Klefbom and Marincin?

Amid the (understandable) hoopla surrounding the performance of the Edmonton Oilers’ top pairing of Oscar Klefbom and Justin Schultz, there hasn’t been a lot of talk about the factors behind their success. 611 more words

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"Cool Hand" Justin Schultz providing attacking production the equal of Lubomir Visnovsky or Sheldon Souray

In a season of bad news, there’s plenty of good news, including the solid scoring seasons being put in by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jordan Eberle and Justin Schultz. 541 more words

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Breaking down the Edmonton Oilers' race for 30th overall

The Edmonton Oilers may be well outside the playoff picture, but that doesn’t mean the games don’t matter. The team is in fact in a very tight race: the race for 30th place and the right to draft either Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel. 546 more words

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Todd Nelson explains the Edmonton Oilers’ defensive strategy

There was a fantastic exchange in Todd Nelson’s pre-game availability on Tuesday, one in which he detailed both the strengths and weaknesses of the Edmonton Oilers’ top defence pairing without hanging either Justin Schultz or Oscar Klefbom out to dry. 701 more words

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Edmonton Oilers do the ol' tighten up against the Blues, still lose 2-1 on cusp of trade deadline

Rexall Place can seem like hockey’s back of the beyond, the NHL’s forlorn gulag when it’s late in the season and the games are more meaningful when they’re losses, some believe, than when they’re victories. 902 more words

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