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Capitals' Justin Schultz: Back in Saturday

Schultz (lower body) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Schultz will return while Nicklas Backstrom (lower body) and John Carlson (lower body) sit out. The cap-strapped Capitals will roll with 11 forwards and six defensemen for this one.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Questionable for Saturday

Schultz (lower body) took part in Saturday's optional skate and is questionable to play against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Schultz has missed the last three games with the injury, but it has yet to be decided if he will suit up for Saturday's contest. It does not sound like the 30-year-old defender's availability for the postseason is much of a concern, though Washington may elect to be cautious with Schultz's deployment in their final two regular season games.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Remains shelved

Schultz (lower body) will not play in Friday's clash with the Flyers, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports. Schultz will be sidelined for his third straight contest due to his lingering lower-body issue. In 44 games with the Caps this year, the 30-year-old blueliner has garnered three goals and 22 assists, including eight helpers with the man advantage. Once cleared to return, Schultz should rejoin the No. 2 power-play unit and provide solid top-half fantasy value. With a back-to-back on the schedule, it's hard to imagine Schultz will be cleared in time to play Saturday's clash with Philadelphia either.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Good to go

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. Schultz will likely return to a top-four role as well as a spot on one of Washington's power-play units following his three-game absence. The 30-year-old defenseman has picked up 23 points through 42 contests this season.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Won't play Tuesday

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 Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Although Schultz won't play versus the Isles, a return to action Thursday against Pittsburgh seems like a realistic...

Justin Schultz to miss at least 2 games after not traveling to Long Island

Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz did not travel with the team to New York, according to head coach Peter Laviolette. That means he will miss at least the next two games as the Caps will play the Islanders on Long Island Thursday (7 p.m., NBC Sports Washington) and Saturday. Schultz left...

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Considered day-to-day

Schultz is considered day-to-day with his lower-body injury, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Schultz isn't practicing Tuesday, but the Capitals don't play until Thursday versus the Islanders, so the 30-year-old blueliner may not be forced to miss any additional game action with the lower-body injury he picked up Sunday against Boston. Schultz has picked up 23 points through 42 games this campaign.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Leaves game Sunday

Schultz (lower body) won't return to Sunday's game against the Bruins. Schultz took a hard hit from Taylor Hall in the first period of Sunday's game and appeared to take the worst of the collision. The 30-year-old will exit the game having seen just 2:45 of ice time, recording one block in that span. With Schultz out the Capitals will roll with five defensemen, and look for Lars Eller to bump up to the second power-play unit for the remainder of Sunday's contest.

From Dog Days in Edmonton to D.C., Justin Schultz Comes ‘As Advertised’ for Caps

Taking a trip back in time, it’s arguable that the Justin Schultz of the past is nothing compared to the Justin Schultz of today. There were high hopes for the Big Ten product when he signed with the Oilers back in 2012. Schultz had lit the lamp several times while playing with the Wisconsin Badgers, putting up 113 points in 121 games and showing promise as a top-4 offensive defensemen.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Three-point effort Friday

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 Sabres. The veteran blueliner found the scoresheet in all three periods, with his tally coming just 28 seconds into the second frame. Schultz had only one helper over his prior six games, but on the season he's put together a strong three goals and 21 points through 37 contests.
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Justin Schultz needed a reset after the 2020 season. He got it with the Caps.

To Justin Schultz, the situation was pretty simple: The Pittsburgh Penguins just didn’t want him anymore. Then-Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford made that clear when deciding to “move on” from Schultz after he had spent five years with the organization, but not before criticizing the defenseman after the team’s abrupt postseason exit last year.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Six assists in last five games

Schultz dished out two assists in Thursday's 4-3 win over New Jersey. Schultz has quietly put together a productive five-game run, dishing out six assists in that span. With 16 points in 28 games, Schultz has already surpassed his point total from each of the past two seasons and is looking more like the player who scored 51 points with Pittsburgh in 2016-17.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Dishes pair of helpers

Schultz collected two assists and led all players with a plus-4 rating in Monday's 6-0 win over Buffalo. Schultz enjoyed his first multi-point game since the end of January, drawing primary assists on goals by Evgeny Kuznetsov and Garnet Hathaway. The performance broke a stretch for Schultz in which he had collected just one assist over his previous seven games. For the year, Schultz owns two goals and 10 helpers in 24 contests.

NHL History: Five years ago today, Edmonton Oilers trade Justin Schultz

It was five years ago today that the Edmonton Oilers traded Justin Schultz marking the end of a tumultuous time. The Oilers traded him to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a third round pick in 2016 latest used to select defenseman Filip Berglund. Originally drafted by the Anaheim Ducks...
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Cruise & Associates Welcomes Justin Schultz

Cruise & Associates (cruise-associates.com) is excited to welcome their new accountant, Justin Schultz, to their Lincoln office. Originally from Cottonwood, AZ, Justin earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bellevue University. Prior to joining Cruise & Associates, Justin held various accounting positions. He also has a strong expertise in business start-up and manufacturing accounting.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: Dishes helper Saturday

Schultz tallied an assist while logging 19:24 of ice time during Saturday's 5-2 win over the Devils. The helper is Schultz's third point in eight games since returning from a short absence due to a face injury. The 30-year-old is locked into a top-four role in his first season with the Capitals, posting two goals, nine points and a plus-10 rating in 16 games.

Capitals' Justin Schultz: On track to play Sunday

Schultz (face) is expected to play in Sunday's game versus the Penguins. Schultz missed the last four games after taking a puck to the face Jan. 28 against the Islanders. He's been skating with a face shield at practice, and there's a good chance that continues when he returns to game action. The 30-year-old was heating up before the injury, posting two points in three straight games.