Justin Schultz (D)
Oklahoma City Barons
Career notes: In first professional season...Top-10 Hobey Baker finalist each of the past 2 seasons at the Universty of Wisconsin...First-team All-American and WCHA Defensive Player of the Year each of the past 2 seasons...Named the Spike Carlson Most Valuable Player by Wisconsin teammates last season.
Finished second on the Badgers in points last season with 44 (in 37 games)...Enters this season tied for eighth in Wisconsin history among defensemen with 113 career points...Played 2 full seasons of Junior A with the Westside Warriors of the BCHL, 2008-09, where he was named Interior Conference Top Defensemen each
season...Originally selected by Anaheim in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft...
Did not sign with the Ducks, eventually becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer...Signed by Edmonton to a 2-year entry level contract July 1, 2012.