Oklahoma City Barons: Rookie defenseman Justin Schultz named AHL Player of the Week

Edmonton Oilers prospect had two short-handed goals Friday to help the Barons rout San Antonio, 5-2
From Staff Reports Published: October 22, 2012
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photo - AHL HOCKEY / CELEBRATION: Oklahoma City's Justin Schultz (5) and Martin Marincin (28) celebrate after scoring a goal during a game between the Oklahoma City Barons and the San Antonio Rampage at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
AHL HOCKEY / CELEBRATION: Oklahoma City's Justin Schultz (5) and Martin Marincin (28) celebrate after scoring a goal during a game between the Oklahoma City Barons and the San Antonio Rampage at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Barons rookie defenseman Justin Schultz was named American Hockey League Player of Week on Monday. The former University of Wisconsin star collected four points, including three goals over a two-game span. Schultz had two short-handed goals Friday in Oklahoma City's a 5-2 victory over San Antonio at the Cox Center. Schultz, 22, is expected to be an immediate call up by the Edmonton Oilers once the NHL lockout ends.


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