Report: Justin Schultz will announce decision on Saturday

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With all the discussion he’s generated lately, you’d think Justin Schultz was the next Paul Coffey (who called him, by the way). For some, all the talk is fascinating. Others are growing tired of all the hubbub about a guy who hasn’t skated a single NHL shift. Wherever you rest, an answer will come soon. Bob McKenzie reports that the unrestricted rookie will announce his decision tomorrow.

Could it be the Edmonton Oilers? Perhaps the much-hinted-upon Vancouver Canucks? Might he defy the expectations that he’ll sign with a team in Western Canada?

We’ll find out tomorrow, which will give Schultz one more day in the limelight before a deluge of other news bits on July 1.

As far as finding out how good he is, we won’t get our first sign for a few months. It would be awfully disappointing if he was the rookie defenseman answer to Fabian Brunnstrom, though, wouldn’t it?