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Justin Schultz was on the ice for all three of the Los Angeles Kings' goals on Thursday.

Schultz's plus/minus rating has fallen to minus-21. That negates some of his offensive value, but it's something that should improve in the years to come, in part because the Oilers are likely to eventually start getting moving further away from the NHL's basement.

Justin Schultz D EDM 4 Months

Justin Schultz has a goal and an assist in the Oilers' 4-2 win on Sunday.

Schultz has 11 goals and 32 points in 71 games this season. He should build on those numbers in 2014-15.

Justin Schultz D EDM 4 Months

Justin Schultz had an assist in Edmonton's 3-1 loss to Buffalo on Thursday.

Schultz has been a bit of a disappointment from an offensive perspective this season, but his 28 points in 63 games certainly isn't bad for a sophomore defenseman. Look for him to build on his 2013-14 campaign and flirt with the 40-point mark in 2014-15.

Justin Schultz D EDM 4 Months

Justin Schultz's ninth goal of the 2013-14 also happened to be a power-play game-winner on Sunday.

That helped the Edmonton Oilers beat the desperate Carolina Hurricanes 2-1. Schultz now has 27 points on the season, which might be a disappointment for some since he has such impressive offensive potential.

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Justin Schultz found the back of the net in Edmonton's 3-2 win over Buffalo.

Schultz has recorded four points in his last five contests. That gives the sophomore blueliner eight goals and 24 points in 50 contests in 2013-14.

Justin Schultz D EDM 6 Months

Defenseman Justin Schultz scored a goal and had an assist during a big Sunday night for the Oilers, who slaughtered the visiting Nashville Predators 5-1.

Schultz opened the scoring with his sixth goal of the season. He picked up his 16th assist of the season in the third period. Four other Oilers had two-point nights. Ryan Smith had his seventh goal and 11th assist. Jordan Eberle produced his 18th goal and 25th assist. And Ryan Nugent-Hopkins contributed his 15th goal and 25th assist. Schultz was a plus-2, while the other three two-point scorers were plus-1. Nail Yakupov also scored a goal for the victors, his 10th of the season.

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Justin Schultz scored a goal in a 5-2 loss to Dallas on Tuesday.

Schultz extended his point streak to three games. The sophomore defenseman has five goals and 20 points in 41 contests this season.

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Justin Schultz collected a pair of power-play assists in Friday's overtime win against Pittsburgh.

He has 18 points and a minus-14 rating in 39 games this year. The 23-year-old blueliner has plenty of offensive potential, but he hasn't been much of a fantasy factor in 2013-14 thus far.

Justin Schultz D EDM 7 Months

Justin Schultz had a team-high three shots on goal in the Oilers' 6-0 loss to the Blues on Saturday night.

After bursting on the scene with 27 points in 48 games last year, Schultz has not had as much success this season with just three goals and 12 points. With a minus-one rating Saturday, he now is a minus-16 for the season. Clearly, his defensive game needs a lot of work.

Justin Schultz D EDM 8 Months

Justin Schultz scored a goal in Edmonton's 5-1 loss to Chicago Monday night.

Schultz scored the Oilers only goal at 8:08, taking pass from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at the right circle and firing a shot past Corey Crawford. Schultz now has three goals and seven assists in 17 games.