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Justin Schultz

North American Skater - U. of Wisconsin, WCHA
Final Rank:38Midterm Rank:56
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 1"Weight:163
Born:July 6, 1990
Born in:Kelowna, BC, CAN
Drafted: 2008: ANA (2nd Round / 43rd Overall) 
  • Was second among defensemen in the 2008 Interior Conference playoffs with eight points (3-5--8) in 11 games.
  • Finished second in scoring among defensemen in the Interior Conference with 40 points (9-31--40) and was named as the Conference's Top Defenseman in 2008.
  • Will attend the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2009.
  • His cousin, Pittsburgh Penguins' Kris Beech, was drafted seventh overall by the Washington Capitals in 1999.
  • Patterns his game after Anaheim's Scott Niedermayer and credits his dad for having had the most influence on his career, "he coached me throughout minor hockey and taught me a lot".
  • His first hockey team was the Westside Initiation Sharks and he spent 11 years playing minor hockey for Westside before making the jump to the BCHL.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was playing in the 2008 CJAHL Top Prospect Game in Winkler, Manitoba and his most embarrassing hockey moment is scoring on his own net.
  • If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: Scott Niedermayer, Bobby Orr and Sidney Crosby, they all are or were top players in the League.
  • The most embarrassing song on his iPod is "Let the rain fall down" by Hillary Duff and if he wasn't playing hockey he would be on the PGA tour.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Vancouver Canucks

NHL Player: Anaheim's Scott Niedermayer

Shootout move: "Crosby's fake shot, backhand shelf"

Goal celebration: "one hand in air"

Practice Drill: 2-on-2

Video Game: Guitar Hero III

Movie: Superbad

TV Show: King of Queens

Actor: Adam Sandler

Groups: Finger Eleven and Nickelback

Website: www.bchl.bc.ca

Book: Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Pump-up song: "Welcome to Rainbow" by Basshunter

Food to cook: Macaroni

Sport (other than hockey): Golf

Activity away from the rink: Going to the movies

Toy growing up: Mini sticks

Place to shop: American Eagle

Place to visit: Edmonton

STATISTICS

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2007-2008WESTSIDE (defunct)BCHL579314028