Oilers agree to terms on $3.675-million, one-year contract with D Justin Schultz
Summary of 7 articles · Updated Aug 29, 2014
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Justin Schultz on a US$3.675-million, one-year contract. The Edmonton Oilers and restricted free agent Justin Schultz agreed on a 1-year, $3.675-million contact on Friday that makes him the team’s second-highest paid defenseman next season. The Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms with defenseman Justin Schultz on a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. Schultz said the one-year deal means he has to perform. The Oilers won the Schultz sweepstakes in the summer of 2012 after the Ducks' 2008 draft pick didn't sign with Anaheim when he was done playing at the University of Wisconsin. First off, Schultz is actually taking a little less than the $3.775 million he made last season, which was a combination of his entry-level contract and performance bonuses. Robin Brownlee wanted to see hardball played by the Oilers: Play hardball.
One-year deal indicates Justin Schultz has a lot of learning to do
Suffice to say this was not exactly what Justin Schultz had in mind when he touched off a bidding war for his services after leaving the University of Wisconsin two years ago. He most certainly couldn’t have been expecting this after tearing up the Amer…