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Nate Schmidt
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Born July 16, 1991 (1991-07-16) (age 27)
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team Washington Capitals
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present

Nate Schmidt (born Nathan Thomas Schmidt on July 16, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Nate played college hockey with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the NCAA Men's Division I WCHA conference. In his junior year, his outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2012–13 All-WCHA First Team.

After signing with the Capitals as an undrafted free agent in April of 2013, Nate played the final eight games of the 2012–13 NHL season and five postseason games with the Hershey Bears, the Capitals' AHL affiliate.

Nate started the 2013–14 season with the Bears but was called up to the Capitals after just one game. He made his NHL debut on October 12, 2013, against the Colorado Avalanche.

He scored his first NHL goal on December 7, 2013 against Marek Mazanec of the Nashville Predators.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 St. Cloud Cathedral MNHS 25 21 24 45 30
2009–10 Fargo Force USHL 57 14 23 37 81 13 0 6 6 2
2010–11 University of Minnesota WCHA 13 0 1 1 6
2011–12 University of Minnesota WCHA 43 3 38 41 14
2012–13 University of Minnesota WCHA 40 9 23 32 16
2012–13 Hershey Bears AHL 8 1 2 3 4 5 0 2 2 0
2013–14 Hershey Bears AHL 38 2 11 13 12
2013–14 Washington Capitals NHL 29 2 4 6 6
2014–15 Washington Capitals NHL 39 1 3 4 10
2014–15 Hershey Bears AHL 19 3 6 9 6 8 4 5 9 0
2015–16 Washington Capitals NHL 72 2 14 16 16 10 0 1 1 2
2016–17 Washington Capitals NHL 60 3 14 17 16 11 1 3 4 4
NHL totals 200 8 35 43 48 21 1 4 5 6

AccoladesEdit

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 2011–12
All-WCHA First Team 2012–13
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2012–13
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