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Justin Schultz

Born:July 6, 1990Draft:2008 Ducks #43 Overall
Hometown:Kelowna, BCPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Justin Schultz (born July 6, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Schultz was born in Kelowna, British Columbia, and grew up in the nearby City of West Kelowna, British Columbia. He has previously played in the NHL for the Edmonton Oilers and Pittsburgh Penguins. Schultz won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017.

Justin Schultz Washington Capitals
Justin Schultz, Washington Capitals (Photo by Sara Schmidle/NHLI via Getty Images)

Justin Schultz Statistics

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Achievements

  • 2x Stanley Cup Champion (Penguins – 2016, 2017)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
  • AHL Best Defenseman (Eddie Shore Award) (2013)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (2013)
  • AHL Most Goals by Defenseman (2013)
  • AHL Most Points by Defenseman (2013)
  • AHL Player of the Month (October, 2012)
  • AHL Player of the Week (Oct. 21, 2012)
  • AHL Rookie of the Month (November, 2012)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
  • 2x NCAA (WCHA) Defensive Player of the Year (2011, 2012)
  • 2x NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team (2011, 2012)
  • 2x NCAA (West) First All-American Team (2011, 2012)
  • 2x NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist (2011, 2012)
  • NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team (2010)
  • BCHL (Interior) Best Defenseman (2009)
  • World Junior A Challenge Silver Medal (2009)
  • BCHL (Interior) Best Defenseman (2008)

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