Nate Schmidt RUMORS & NEWS

  • Caps sign defenseman Schmidt to two-year contract "The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Nate Schmidt to a two-year, one-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Schmidt will earn $750,000 during the 2015-16 season and $875,000 in 2016-17. Schmidt, 23, registered four points (one goal,..." June 17

  • Caps add some depth by recalling Schmidt

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Washington Capitals recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt on Sunday, and it’s not yet clear if the move was injury or performance-related (or perhaps some combination of both?). One could see why it could be about improving Washington’s mix. Much has been made about this series being about..." May 03

  • Schmidt playing like he wants extension

    CSN Washington "Back in April of 2013, when the Capitals outbid a handful of other NHL teams and signed University of Minnesota junior defenseman Nate Schmidt to a two-year, $2.7 million contract, then-general manager George McPhee had big plans for the young blue liner from St. Cloud. “We like him a lot,”..." November 20

  • Capitals rookie defenseman Nate Schmidt, others make most of unexpected playing time

    Washington Post "Nate Schmidt sat at his stall inside the Washington Capitals’ practice facility earlier this week, basking in the reality of his current role on the team. Less than 30 games into his NHL career, the rookie defenseman often finds himself skating more than 20 minutes a night and is paired with John..." December 06

  • Capitals call up defenseman Schmidt "The Washington Capitals on Friday recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt from the team's American Hockey League affiliate the Hershey Bears. The move was necessary after defenseman John Erskine sustained an upper-body injury on Thursday in a 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. Additionally the..." October 11