Thread: Confirmed with Link: Justin Schultz signs with Oilers
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06-02-2012, 08:09 PM
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I really hope the Wings get Schultz, I just don't know if he'll be better than paying a little more for a more established player. I say that assuming he'll only go to a team if he's guaranteed icetime.
At this point there's really no reason to think Kindl is better than him and if Quincey's better that small lead due to experience is going to evaporate in a hurry. Jake Gardiner seemed to do OK in Toronto and Schultz is considered every bit as good and possibly even a better talent than Gardiner.

There's speculation that Brian Burke is behind Schultz saying sayonara to the Ducks and that he's bound for Toronto. With Lidstrom's retirement I'd be shocked if Ken Holland doesn't go after a guy who would easily be our #1 prospect right away - ahead of Smith and Nyquist.

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