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Capitals’ Mike Green make or break season will start with him sidelined

After being relatively healthy last season Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will not play in Thursday’s season opener vs. the Montreal Canadiens with an upper body injury. Mike Green confirms he's out tonight. "More so Barry just being smart about it," he said. — Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) October 9, 2014 Nate Schmidt will start in Green’s place on...
Via KCM Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nate Schmidt score 1st NHL goal

December 7th; not only is it a historic day in American history with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, but it’s also a historic day in the life and career of young Nate Schmidt. The undrafted rookie defenseman out of the University of Minnesota scored his first NHL goal against Marek Mazanec, a 6th round pick in 2012 and the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for the month of November. Schmidt...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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

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 Carlson against the toughest matchups opponents have to offer. “If you would have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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 Capitals assigned defenseman Connor Carrick and center Michael Latta to Hershey. Schmidt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Latta, Carrick Assigned, Schmidt Recalled

The Washington Capitals have announced that they have assigned defenseman Connor Carrick and center Michael Latta to AHL Hershey.  Carrick started the first three games for Washington before being scratched last night in favor of Alexander Urbom.  Latta started the season with the Caps, but was sent down to Hershey after one game only to be recalled earlier this week.  They have...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Schmidt named Gophers hockey MVP

The Minnesota men's hockey team held its annual year-end banquet Tuesday, with several members of the squad earning postseason recognition. Nate Schmidt, a second-team All-American, was named the John Mariucci Most Valuable Player for 2012-13, after ranking third nationally among defensemen with 32 points. Goaltender Adam Wilcox was honored with this year's Frank Pond Rookie...
Via Fox Sports North
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers' Schmidt named second-team All-American

MINNEAPOLIS -- Former University of Minnesota defenseman Nate Schmidt has been named a 2012-13 CCM Hockey second-team All-American, as voted by the American Hockey Coaches Association. Schmidt led all WCHA defensemen in scoring this season. The Minnesota senior is a two-time all-WCHA defenseman and was a first-team honoree this season. He is tied for third among all NCAA defensemen...
Via Fox Sports North
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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