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Nick Schultz | Defenseman | #55

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (34) / 8/25/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 203
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 2 (33) / MIN
Contract: view contract details

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Nick Schultz and Roman Lyubimov will be scratched against the Senators on Tuesday.
Schultz has posted four points along with 36 hits and 48 blocks in just two dozen games played this season. Lyubimov has picked up five points with little else in his 46 games of action thus far. Mar 28 - 6:18 PM

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Nick Schultz will be a healthy scratch in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Michael Del Zotto will take his spot in the lineup. Schultz has four assists in 24 games this season. Roman Lyubimov will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 26 - 6:51 PM

Nick Schultz will be scratched in Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Schultz is a pending unrestricted free agent, so there's a good chance he'll be moved between now and tomorrow's trade deadline. Roman Lyubimov will also watch the game from the press box. Neither player has fantasy value.
Feb 28 - 7:05 PM

Nick Schultz continues his long list of press box appearances as a healthy scratch in 2016-17.

The defenseman continues to sit throughout this season, tonight's contest marking his sixth in a row. His most recent game action was a three game cluster at the beginning of February, and even more sporadic prior to then. Joining him in the press box will be Michael Del Zotto, sitting out after dressing in the last two contests. He'd recently returned from a lower body injury.
Feb 22 - 7:50 PM

Nick Schultz will be scratched against the Islanders on Thursday.

In 16 games for the Flyers thus far Schultz has posted four assists along with 30 hits and 32 blocks.
Feb 9 - 5:53 PM

Nick Schultz will tag in for Shayne Gostisbehere on Thursday against Montreal.

Through 13 games so far Schultz has posted four helpers along with 22 hits and 29 blocks.
Feb 2 - 6:22 PM

Nick Schultz will sit out on Wednesday with the Flyers on the road against the New York Rangers.

Dale Weise will join Schultz in the press box, for his third straight scratch. Schultz meanwhile has only dressed in 13 games, but has four assists in those games, somewhat peculiar for his skills profile. Tonight's game will be his fifth in a row as a scratch.
Jan 25 - 8:06 PM

Nick Schultz, Boyd Gordon and Nick Cousins won't play against Columbus on Sunday.

Schultz has posted four points with 20 hits and 25 blocks. Cousins meanwhile has posted 10 points with 34 hits in 34 games. Unfortunately neither boast much fantasy value.
Jan 8 - 5:53 PM

Nick Schultz will actually get to play Wednesday night.

He has been a healthy scratch for the past 21 games and 27 of the past 30, but he will get to suit up against St. Louis. Brandon Manning will head to the press box instead.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 06:50:00 PM

Nick Schultz will continue his banishment to the press box as a healthy scratch Wednesday when the Flyers host the Capitals

Schultz who hasn't played since November 11, isn't likely to reappear in the lineup anytime soon, barring deep injury trouble on the Flyers blueline. Boyd Gordon will join him in the press box, appearing only once since returning from injury layover with an upper body injury.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 07:41:00 PM

Nick Schultz and Boyd Gordon will be scratched against the Stars on Saturday.

Schultz hasn't played since Nov. 11th, which means he just doesn't have a role with the team now. Gordon, who is also stuck at nine games, has played just once since Oct. 29th.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Nick Schultz and Boyd Gordon will be scratched against the Oilers on Thursday.

Scultz maintains his now-usual seat in the press box, he remains stuck at nine games. Gordon meanwhile has but eight games and a point to his credit.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 07:01:00 PM

Nick Schultz will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Panthers.

Schultz has suited up in nine games this season and he's accumulated three assists. Matt Read and Radko Gudas will miss the game because of injuries.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 07:29:00 PM

Nick Schultz and Scott Laughton will be scratched against the Predators on Sunday.

This will be Schultz's 12th straight game as a healthy scratch, which does not bode well for his future with the team. Laughton has just two games to his credit with the Flyers this season.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 04:14:00 PM

The Flyers will scratch Nick Schultz for the 11th straight game.

If he were sick or injured, he'd been on I/R long ago. This is just losing your role with the team. The veteran defender was having a nice season with three points in nine games up until the benching.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 12:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Claude Giroux
2Valtteri Filppula
3Sean Couturier
4Nick Cousins
5Jordan Weal
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Michael Raffl
2Brayden Schenn
3Matt Read
4Travis Konecny
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Michael Del Zotto
3Nick Schultz
4Radko Gudas
5Ivan Provorov
6Brandon Manning
7Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth