Nate Schmidt
Nate Schmidt
Capitals - Defenseman
NUMBER: 88
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 194
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 07/16/1991
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: St. Cloud, MN, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
WCHA Second All-Star Team (2012) WCHA First All-Star Team (2013) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2013) Signed as a free agent by Washington, April 3, 2013.
Career
2012-13: Registered 32 points (nine goals, 23 assists) and 16 penalty minutes with the University of Minnesota ... Named to the All-WCHA First Team after leading the league in scoring by a defenseman ... Finished the season ranked tied for third among all NCAA defensemen with 32 points including a career-high nine goals ... Led all collegiate defensemen and ranked tied for sixth among all skaters with 19 power-play points. 2011-12: Posted a career-high 41 points ... Finished third overall in the nation with 38 assists ... Named to the All-WCHA Second Team ... Led team and defensemen nationally and was third in the nation with 38 assists. 2010-11: Appeared in 13 games in his collegiate debut.