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Nick Schultz

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs. (92 kg)

Born: August 25, 1982 in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
Draft: Minnesota, 2nd round (33rd overall), 2000 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Prince Albert Raiders
Relatives: Jesse Schultz (cousin)
Current salary: $2,250,000
Current cap hit: $2,250,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2001-02 19 MIN NHL 52 4 6 10 0 14 3 1 0 1 3 3 0 47 8.5 839 16:08
2002-03 20 MIN NHL 75 3 7 10 11 23 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 70 4.3 1385 18:28
2003-04 21 MIN NHL 79 6 10 16 12 16 5 1 0 0 7 2 1 72 8.3 1604 20:19
2005-06 23 MIN NHL 79 2 12 14 2 43 2 0 0 0 11 0 1 45 4.4 1419 17:58
2006-07 24 MIN NHL 82 2 10 12 0 42 2 0 0 1 10 0 0 69 2.9 1657 20:13
2007-08 25 MIN NHL 81 2 13 15 9 42 2 0 0 0 12 0 1 52 3.8 132 1634 20:10 0 0 101 147 20 37
2008-09 26 MIN NHL 79 2 9 11 -4 31 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 48 4.2 117 1624 20:33 0 1 0.0 78 152 9 35
2009-10 27 MIN NHL 80 1 19 20 -8 43 0 1 0 0 15 2 2 83 1.2 174 1677 20:58 0 0 84 158 15 29
2010-11 28 MIN NHL 74 3 14 17 -4 38 3 0 0 0 12 1 1 46 6.5 116 1496 20:13 1 0 100.0 78 132 9 25
2011-12 29 TOT NHL 82 1 6 7 -12 40 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 51 2.0 131 1616 19:42 0 0 83 165 14 32
2011-12 29 MIN NHL 62 1 2 3 -10 30 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 38 2.6 96 1215 19:36 0 0 60 121 12 18
2011-12 29 EDM NHL 20 0 4 4 -2 10 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 13 0.0 35 401 20:04 0 0 23 44 2 14
2012-13 30 EDM NHL 48 1 8 9 -13 24 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 33 3.0 68 894 18:38 0 2 0.0 52 107 9 27
2013-14 31 TOT NHL 69 0 5 5 -13 28 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 35 0.0 74 1126 16:19 0 0 73 132 2 36
2013-14 31 EDM NHL 60 0 4 4 -11 24 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 27 0.0 60 1018 16:58 0 0 64 120 2 35
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 9 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.0 14 107 11:54 0 0 9 12 0 1
2014-15 32 PHI NHL 80 2 13 15 2 47 2 0 0 1 12 1 0 69 2.9 155 1524 19:03 0 0 113 166 6 23
10 yrs MIN NHL 743 26 102 128 8 322 22 4 0 3 86 8 8 570 4.6 938 14551 19:35 1 1 50.0 401 710 65 144
3 yrs EDM NHL 128 1 16 17 -26 58 1 0 0 0 15 0 1 73 1.4 163 2314 18:05 0 2 0.0 139 271 13 76
1 yr CBJ NHL 9 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.0 14 107 11:54 0 0 9 12 0 1
1 yr PHI NHL 80 2 13 15 2 47 2 0 0 1 12 1 0 69 2.9 155 1524 19:03 0 0 113 166 6 23
Career NHL 960 29 132 161 -18 431 25 4 0 4 114 9 9 720 4.0 1270 18496 19:16 1 3 25.0 662 1159 84 244

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 25 Minnesota Wild NHL 81 1313.4 1028 1202 46.1 -5.4 787 928 45.9 -4.4 10.1 92.8 103.0 35.0 65.0
2008-09 26 Minnesota Wild NHL 79 1344.2 964 1308 42.4 -9.8 740 990 42.8 -9.6 7.8 93.2 101.0 25.3 74.7
2009-10 27 Minnesota Wild NHL 80 1373.2 1132 1291 46.7 -4.3 872 962 47.5 -2.7 8.1 91.4 99.6 43.8 56.2
2010-11 28 Minnesota Wild NHL 74 1260.3 1070 1218 46.8 2.1 809 934 46.4 2.1 8.9 91.8 100.8 42.2 57.8
2011-12 29 2 Teams NHL 82 1057 1436 42.4 -4.9 815 1047 43.8 -4.5 5.6 93.9 99.5 43.5 56.5
2011-12 29 Minnesota Wild NHL 62 1025.3 779 1099 41.5 -5.9 605 800 43.1 -4.9 5.7 93.9 99.7 40.8 59.2
2011-12 29 Edmonton Oilers NHL 20 347.6 278 337 45.2 -1.8 210 247 46.0 -3.2 5.4 93.9 99.2 50.9 49.1
2012-13 30 Edmonton Oilers NHL 48 767.0 654 769 46.0 0.7 488 575 45.9 -0.1 7.2 90.1 97.4 48.5 51.5
2013-14 31 2 Teams NHL 69 720 999 41.9 -7.7 543 714 43.2 -4.9 6.3 92.4 98.7 44.6 55.4
2013-14 31 Edmonton Oilers NHL 60 863.0 637 914 41.1 -8.6 474 654 42.0 -6.1 6.6 92.4 99.1 42.7 57.3
2013-14 31 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 9 94.3 83 85 49.4 0.5 69 60 53.5 5.7 4.0 91.7 95.7 62.5 37.5
2014-15 32 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 1277.6 1081 1214 47.1 -3.6 796 862 48.0 -1.9 7.5 93.5 101.0 44.3 55.7
3 yrs NHL 60 1977.6 1569 2020 43.7 -3.9 1172 1476 44.3 -3.2 6.7 91.8 98.4 46.4 53.6
5 yrs NHL 81 6316.5 4973 6118 44.8 -4.7 3813 4614 45.2 -3.9 8.3 92.6 100.9 37.6 62.4
2 yrs NHL 82 1777 2435 42.2 -6.2 1358 1761 43.5 -4.6 5.9 93.3 99.2 43.9 56.1
Career NHL 80 9665.9 9483 11872 44.4 -4.8 7208 8773 45.1 -3.7 7.4 92.7 100.1 41.3 58.7

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 19 MIN NHL 52 4 0.08 0.12 0.19 0.07 0.27 0.90 5 7 12 5 36 6 34 4 0 0.6 2.0 2.6
2002-03 20 MIN NHL 75 4 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.05 0.31 0.93 3 8 11 4 55 7 47 10 11 0.0 4.6 4.6
2003-04 21 MIN NHL 79 6 0.08 0.13 0.20 0.08 0.20 0.91 7 11 18 7 51 3 58 22 12 0.7 5.2 5.9
2005-06 23 MIN NHL 79 4 0.03 0.15 0.18 0.05 0.54 0.57 2 11 13 4 50 1 71 24 2 -0.1 4.4 4.3
2006-07 24 MIN NHL 82 4 0.02 0.12 0.15 0.05 0.51 0.84 2 10 12 4 48 0 71 23 0 -0.5 4.6 4.2
2007-08 25 MIN NHL 81 5 0.02 0.16 0.19 0.06 0.52 0.64 2 14 16 5 58 0 74 25 9 0.0 4.6 4.6
2008-09 26 MIN NHL 79 3 0.03 0.11 0.14 0.04 0.39 0.61 2 9 11 4 45 0 70 21 -4 -0.6 4.6 4.0
2009-10 27 MIN NHL 80 6 0.01 0.24 0.25 0.07 0.54 1.04 1 20 21 6 58 5 85 24 -8 0.3 3.4 3.7
2010-11 28 MIN NHL 74 5 0.04 0.19 0.23 0.07 0.51 0.62 3 15 18 6 55 2 77 20 -4 0.4 3.3 3.8
2011-12 29 TOT NHL 82 2 0.01 0.07 0.09 0.03 0.49 0.62 1 6 7 2 36 3 64 19 -12 -1.0 3.3 2.2
2011-12 29 MIN NHL 62 1 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.48 0.61 1 2 3 1 28 3 52 17 -10 -1.0 2.5 1.5
2011-12 29 EDM NHL 20 1 0.00 0.20 0.20 0.05 0.50 0.65 0 4 4 1 8 0 12 2 -2 0.0 0.7 0.7
2012-13 30 EDM NHL 48 3 0.02 0.17 0.19 0.06 0.50 0.69 2 15 17 5 27 0 49 9 -13 0.0 0.9 1.0
2013-14 31 TOT NHL 69 1 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 0.41 0.51 0 5 5 1 26 0 55 16 -13 -0.8 1.5 0.6
2013-14 31 EDM NHL 60 1 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 0.40 0.45 0 4 4 1 24 0 50 15 -11 -0.8 1.4 0.6
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 9 0 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.44 0.89 0 1 1 0 2 0 5 1 -2 0.0 0.1 0.0
2014-15 32 PHI NHL 80 4 0.03 0.16 0.19 0.06 0.59 0.86 2 14 16 5 44 1 68 27 2 -0.1 3.3 3.3
10 yrs MIN NHL 743 42 0.03 0.14 0.17 0.06 0.43 0.77 28 107 135 44 484 27 639 190 8 -0.2 39.2 39.1
3 yrs EDM NHL 128 5 0.01 0.13 0.13 0.04 0.45 0.57 2 23 25 7 59 0 111 26 -26 -0.8 3.1 2.3
1 yr CBJ NHL 9 0 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.44 0.89 0 1 1 0 2 0 5 1 -2 0.0 0.1 0.0
1 yr PHI NHL 80 4 0.03 0.16 0.19 0.06 0.59 0.86 2 14 16 5 44 1 68 27 2 -0.1 3.3 3.3
Career NHL 960 51 0.03 0.14 0.17 0.05 0.45 0.75 32 145 177 57 589 28 823 244 -18 -1.1 45.7 44.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2002-03 20 MIN NHL 18 0 1 1 5 10 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 354 19:39
2006-07 24 MIN NHL 5 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 90 18:06
2007-08 25 MIN NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 16:11 0 0 0 1 1 0
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 19 9:44 0 0 2 0 0 0
Career NHL 26 0 2 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 11 480 18:27 0 0 2 1 1 0

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 25 Minnesota Wild NHL 1 14.8 15 13 53.6 12 10 54.5 0.0 100.0 100.0 57.1 42.9
2013-14 31 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 2 19.4 18 9 66.7 14.8 13 8 61.9 14.0 0.0 85.7 85.7 46.2 53.8
Career NHL 1 34.2 33 22 60.0 8.1 25 18 58.1 10.2 0.0 92.9 92.9 50.0 50.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1997-98 15 Yorkton Mallers SMHL 59 10 30 40 74
1998-99 16 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 58 5 18 23 20 37 5 0 0 1
1999-00 17 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 72 11 33 44 -24 38 4 7 0 1
1999-00 17 Canada U-18 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-01 18 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 59 17 30 47 -21 120 10 7 0 1
2000-01 18 Canada WJC-A 7 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 18 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 4 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 7 14.3
2001-02 19 Canada WJC-A 7 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 0
2003-04 21 Canada WC-A 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 22 Kassel Huskies Germany 46 7 15 22 26
2005-06 23 Canada WC-A 9 0 2 2 4 6 0 0 0 0
2006-07 24 Canada WC-A 9 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Germany 46 7 15 22 26
Career 1 Season IHL 4 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 7 14.3
Career 1 Season SMHL 59 10 30 40 74
Career 1 Season U-18 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 27 0 3 3 9 8 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 189 33 81 114 -25 195 19 14 0 3
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 0 2 2 6 6 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1998-99 16 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 14 0 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0
1999-00 17 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 6 0 3 3 -2 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 18 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 19 Houston Aeros AHL 14 1 5 6 2 1 0 0 0
2004-05 22 Kassel Huskies Germany 7 0 4 4 6
Career 1 Season AHL 14 1 5 6 2 1 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Germany 7 0 4 4 6
Career 1 Season IHL 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WHL 20 0 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 13 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Nick Schultz 5.9 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.6
Brad Marsh 95.1 5.7 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.3
Hal Gill 94.3 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.6 2.2
Harry Howell 93.8 5.2 4.6 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.2 2.7 2.5
J.J. Daigneault 91.4 5.9 5.0 4.9 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.5 0.8
Lee Fogolin 91.4 5.7 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.6 3.1 2.9 2.7 1.7
Randy Moller 91.2 6.3 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.7 1.7
Willie Huber 91.1 6.1 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.5 2.7 1.6
Joel Quenneville 90.8 5.3 5.1 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 2.6 2.6 2.6
Marcus Ragnarsson 90.6 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.7 2.8
Adam Foote 90.5 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.7 2.9 2.2 1.9 1.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Nick Schultz 5.9 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.6
Joe Cooper 92.1 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.1
Willie Huber 91.1 6.1 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.5 2.7 1.6
Marcus Ragnarsson 90.6 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.7 2.8
Hal Laycoe 90.5 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 2.3 2.1 1.0 0.7
Bob Plager 90.2 5.9 5.3 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.4 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.0
Dmitry Yushkevich 90.1 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.5 3.8 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.8
Colin White 88.9 5.5 5.3 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.4 1.0 1.0
Billy Coutu 88.6 4.0 3.8 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.2
Eric Brewer 88.6 5.7 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.4 0.6 -0.2
Jeff Beukeboom 88.4 5.5 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 24, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Kassel (Germany), September 24, 2004.

February 27, 2012: Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for Tom Gilbert, February 27, 2012.

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