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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
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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
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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.
Source: NHL.com
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.
Source: NHL.com
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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Nick Schultz and Scott Laughton will be scratched against the Senators on Thursday.

Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a much of role for either player at this time. Schnultz is up to 10 games on the pine now. Laughton meanwhile has but a pair of game this season to his credit.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 07:20:00 PM

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

This will be Schultz's eighth straight game on the pine, as he hasn't played since Nov. 11th. The veteran defender was having a nice season with three points in nine games, but it appears he's been worked out of the rotation. For now, at least.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 06:33:00 PM

Nick Schultz will be a healthy scratch Tuesday versus Florida.

He will be joined in the press box by Michael Del Zotto, as the Flyers continue to change up their defense corps. Philadelphia has eight defenders on the roster, so coach Dave Hakstol has options if he wants to sit someone.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Nick Schultz and Roman Lyubimov will be scratched against the Jets on Thursday night.

Schultz has played just twice over the last two weeks, amounting to just nine games played overall so far this season. He's posted a trio of assists with 15 hits and 20 blocks so far. Through a dozen games Lyubimov has a goal and 11 hits.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 06:24:00 PM

Nick Schultz will be scratched against the Wild on Saturday night.

Schultz is off to a night start with three helpers, 15 hits and 20 blocks through nine games so far. Hopefully he'll get a chance to continue his positive trends soon.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 06:57:00 PM

Nick Schultz will tag in for Andrew MacDonald on Thursday against the Islanders.

Through seven games the veteran defender has posted three helpers with 13 hits and 16 blocks, which isn't too shabby if you're in need of these kinds of services.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 06:03:00 PM

Defenseman Nick Schultz will sit out Wednesday night when the Flyers host the Red Wings

The six-foot-one, 203 pound rearguard will sit for the fourth game in the last five, skating only 16:35 in the lone appearance. Despite the healthy scratches, he's put up three assists in seven games (7-0-3-3) averaging 17:13 per game.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 07:56:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Nick Cousins
5Roman Lyubimov
LW1Michael Raffl
2Matt Read
3Travis Konecny
4Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Mark Streit
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Michael Del Zotto
4Nick Schultz
5Radko Gudas
6Ivan Provorov
7Brandon Manning
8Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth