Numbers Game: Nick Schultz
The 2010-2011 version of the Wild is starting to round into form after the NHL Draft and free agency. With some changes made, let's take a look at some of the numbers by players that will play major roles in Year X. Today, we look at the Wild's all-time leader in games played: Nick Schultz.
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6. . . For the sixth straight season, Schultz played at least 79 games.
1st. . . Nick became the first player in Wild history to play 600 games.
12th. . . Schultzy finished tied for 12th in the NHL in blocked shots with 158.
4. . . His one goal total in 2009-10 snapped a four season streak of scoring exactly two goals in a season.
+22. . . His career +/- rating, which ranks fourth on the all-time Wild charts.