Justin Schultz

Seattle Kraken logo
Age 32 Jul 6, 1990
Kelowna CAN
Defense shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
193 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2018
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Draft Year 2008
Drafted Overall 43
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Anaheim Ducks logo

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Transaction History
Jul 13, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Justin Schultz | Schultz signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Seattle Kraken on Wednesday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
May 13, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz produced an assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6.
May 11, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 5.
Apr 22, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz notched an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 2-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 3, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) is expected to participate in Thursday's contest against the Carolina Hurricanes, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Feb 28, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (undisclosed) will not play Monday against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Feb 28, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (undisclosed) was deemed a game-time call for Monday's tilt versus Toronto, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Feb 26, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (undisclosed) isn't expected to play Saturday versus the Philadelphia Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 24, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Per Samantha Pell of The Washington Post, Schultz (upper body) took normal line rushes during morning skate, putting him on track to return to action Thursday versus the New York Rangers.
Feb 17, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) is considered day-to-day but won't be ready to play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.
Feb 15, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Nashville Predators.
Feb 10, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz dished out two assists to go with five shots and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 28, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz logged an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 5-0 win over the Dallas Stars.
Jan 8, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz finished with three shots in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Jan 2, 2022 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz cleared COVID-19 protocols and is expected to suit up Sunday against the New Jersey Devils.
Dec 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | The Capitals have placed Schultz in the NHL's COVID-19 protocols.
Dec 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Dec 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz recorded an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 2, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) is expected to suit up versus the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday and be activated off injured reserve, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Nov 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | The Capitals placed Schultz (upper body) on injured reserve Sunday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Nov 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) will not suit up Friday against visiting Florida, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Nov 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (upper body) won't return to Wednesday's game versus the Montreal Canadiens.
Oct 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz tallied a power-play goal and produced a game-high six shots Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the New York Rangers.
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) took part in Saturday's optional skate and is questionable to play against the Philadelphia Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) will not play in Friday's clash with the Philadelphia Flyers, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
May 5, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) isn't on the ice for warmups and won't play in Wednesday's game against the New York Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | According to coach Peter Laviolette, Schultz (lower body) is "clear and available" ahead of Thursday's matchup with Pittsburgh, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) was a full participant at Tuesday's morning skate, but he won't be in the lineup for the evening's matchup with the New York Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 22, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) did not travel with the team and is expected to miss the next two games, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz is considered day-to-day with his lower-body injury, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 18, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (lower body) won't return to Sunday's game against the Boston Bruins.
Apr 9, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz scored a goal and two assists while adding three shots on net, two hits, one blocked shot and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Mar 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz dished out two assists in Thursday's 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz collected two assists and led all players with a plus-4 rating in Monday's 6-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Feb 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz tallied an assist while logging 19:24 of ice time during Saturday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Feb 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) is expected to play in Sunday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Feb 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) returned to the ice Monday and is day-to-day ahead of Tuesday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) isn't expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the New York Islanders, NHL.com's Mike Vogel reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) remains day-to-day and will not be in the lineup Monday against the Boston Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) won't be available for Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated Schultz (face) is considered day-to-day after getting hit in the face with a puck during Thursday's action, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) recorded two assists -- including one on the power play -- along with a plus-2 rating while logging 14:31 of ice time during Thursday's 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders.
Jan 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz (face) was hit by a puck and could not finish Thursday's game versus the New York Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz scored the game-winning goal at even strength and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the New York Islanders.
Jan 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres.
Jan 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Justin Schultz | Schultz worked with the second power-play unit during Thursday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Oct 9, 2020 Washington Capitals | Signed D Justin Schultz to a two-year, $8 million contract.
Jan 22, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins | Activated D Justin Schultz from injured reserve.
Jan 2, 2018 Pittsburgh Penguins | Activated D Justin Schultz from injured reserve.
Nov 7, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | Activated D Justin Schultz from injured reserve.
Oct 25, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | Placed D Justin Schultz on IR.
Jul 1, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | Re-signed D Justin Schultz to a three-year, $16.5 million contract.
Jul 13, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Signed D Justin Schultz to a one-year, $1.4 million contract.
Feb 27, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Penguins Acquired D Justin Schultz from the Edmonton Oilers for a 2016 third-round draft pick (Filip Berglund)
Oct 28, 2015 Edmonton Oilers | Placed D Justin Schultz on IR.
Jul 15, 2015 Edmonton Oilers | Re-signed D Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.9 million contract.
Aug 29, 2014 Edmonton Oilers | Re-signed D Justin Schultz to a one-year, $3.675 million contract.
Nov 19, 2013 Edmonton Oilers | Activated D Justin Schultz from injured reserve.
Oct 15, 2013 NHL fined LW Jason Chimera $4,487.18 for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz on October 14th.
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2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Justin Schultz
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals Washington Capitals logo 74 4 19 23 -15 16 1,102 45.70 51.90 0.10 51.40 0.70 0.11 0.93
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2006-2007 West Kelowna Warriors BCHL 2 1 0 1 0
2006-2007 Westside Warriors U18 A1 U18 A1 36 29 29 58 29
Draft Yr 2007-2008 West Kelowna Warriors BCHL 57 9 31 40 28 Playoffs 11 3 5 8 0
2008-2009 West Kelowna Warriors BCHL 49 15 35 50 29 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2008-2009 Canada West U19 WJAC-19 4 0 2 2 0
2009-2010 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 43 6 16 22 12
2010-2011 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 41 18 29 47 28
2011-2012 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 37 16 28 44 12
2012-2013 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 34 18 30 48 6
2012-2013 Edmonton Oilers NHL 48 8 19 27 8 797 38.03 44.20 -0.13 43.33 -1.88 0.30 0.83
2012-2013 Canada WC 8 0 4 4 2
2013-2014 Edmonton Oilers NHL 74 11 22 33 16 1,288 43.12 42.25 -4.13 41.63 -2.61 0.42 0.89
2014-2015 Edmonton Oilers NHL 81 6 25 31 12 1,482 47.06 45.74 2.95 48.86 3.25 0.24 0.77
2015-2016 Edmonton Oilers NHL 45 3 7 10 14 713 38.98 46.55 -1.99 48.04 0.42 0.17 0.34
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 1 7 8 2 207 70.00 60.47 0.34 52.20 -6.35 0.00 1.74 Playoffs 15 0 3 3 0
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 12 39 51 34 1,305 59.66 54.48 3.70 51.98 1.79 0.32 1.06 Playoffs 21 4 9 13 0
2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 63 4 23 27 14 1,018 58.24 52.23 -0.31 50.01 -3.28 0.12 0.71 Playoffs 12 1 7 8 0
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 29 2 13 15 4 491 54.29 44.78 -12.34 45.27 -8.45 0.12 1.10 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2019-2020 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 46 3 9 12 6 737 46.80 51.40 0.20 49.80 -1.40 0.24 0.41 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 46 3 24 27 10 759 60.60 49.80 -1.80 49.30 -1.50 0.16 1.34 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Washington Capitals NHL 74 4 19 23 16 1,102 45.70 51.90 0.10 51.40 0.70 0.11 0.93 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Seattle Kraken logo
Signing Date July 13, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Standard Contract | 2 Years $6,000,000 3.64% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $3,000,000 $3,000,000
UFA
AAV $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out
10 Team NTC

Contract History

Signing Team Washington Capitals logo
Signing Date October 9, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Standard Contract | 2 Years $8,000,000 4.91% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $4,000,000 $4,000,000
UFA
AAV $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date July 1, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Standard Contract | 3 Years $16,500,000 7.33% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
UFA
AAV $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,500,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Salary $5,500,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000
Minors Salary $5,500,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date July 13, 2016
Signing Status UFA no QO
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,400,000 1.92% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,400,000
RFA
AAV $1,400,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,400,000
Minors Salary $1,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Edmonton Oilers logo
Signing Date July 15, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,900,000 5.46% of cap space
2015-2016
Cap Hit $3,900,000
UFA no QO
AAV $3,900,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,900,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,900,000
Minors Salary $3,900,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Edmonton Oilers logo
Signing Date September 7, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,675,000 5.33% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $3,675,000
RFA
AAV $3,675,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,675,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,675,000
Minors Salary $3,675,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Edmonton Oilers logo
Signing Date June 29, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $7,550,000 1.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,775,000 $3,775,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year