Nate Schmidt (D)
||St. Cloud, MN
2014-15: Appeared in 33 games with the Capitals, posting three assists, 10 penalty minutes and a plus-two rating…Loaned to Hershey on Jan. 10…Scored two power play goals and added an assist, and was named first star on Jan. 10 vs. NOR.
2013-14: Scored the team's first goal of the season in the second period on October 5 vs. Adirondack…Appeared in 29 games with the Washington Capitals, recording six points (two goals, four assists)…Recorded his first NHL point, an assist, on October 26 at Calgary, which began a three-game point streak (0-3-3)…Scored his first NHL goal on December 7 vs. Nashville, and scored in the very next game on December 8 at NY Rangers.
2012-13: All-WCHA First Team selection and an All-America candidate • appeared in all 40 games as a junior for the Gophers • led all WCHA defensemen and ranked tied for third among all NCAA defensemen 32 points (nine goals, 23 assists) • a +15 for the season with five power-play goals and one game winner • was the leading scorer among defensemen in the WCHA, with 30 points, during the regular season….Signed to entry-level contract by Washington on April 2...Loaned to Hershey on April 4...Registered his first pro assist and plus-1 rating in his Bears debut on April 6 vs. Syracuse...Tallied one assist on April 7 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Scored his first professional goal on April 13 at Manchester...Posted one assist on April 14 at Portland...Tallied his first professional playoff point, an assist, on April 28 at Providence.
2011-12: Named to the All-WCHA Second Team • WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for Feb. 28.
2010-11: Skated in 13 games and had one assist • made collegiate debut against Massachusetts (10/8) • earned his first collegiate point (an assist) against Ferris State (1/1) • point came in his seventh career game • was playing third line left wing when he picked up the assist instead of his customary defensive position • played in back-to-back WCHA series games (played left wing instead of defense) for the first and only time of the season at North Dakota (Jan. 14-15).
AHL: Has a total of 17 points (three goals, 14 assists) in 46 career games with the Bears.
NHL: Has a total of nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 62 career games with the Capitals.
COLLEGE: Recorded 74 points (12 goals, 62 assists) in 96 games with the University of Minnesota (WCHA).