Capitals Recall Defenseman Nate Schmidt from Hershey

Posted on January 21, 2014 by Caps PR

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Schmidt, 22, made his NHL debut at Colorado on Oct. 12 and has skated in 28 games with the Capitals this season, recording six points (two goals, four assists), six penalty minutes and a plus-four rating. The St. Cloud, Minn., native registered his first NHL point with an assist at Calgary on Oct. 26 and scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 7 against Nashville.

The 6’0”, 198-pound defenseman has appeared in 16 games with Hershey this season, recording seven points (1g, 6a) and six penalty minutes. In 24 career AHL games with the Bears, Schmidt has earned 11 points (2g, 9a) and eight penalty minutes.

Posted in: Sports
next up:

Caps Today 1/21/14

January 21, 2014

The Washington Capitals host the Ottawa Senators tonight at Verizon Center in the third and final meeting between the teams this season.


Caps Today Schedule

Upcoming Dates
Wednesday, Dec. 2
10:30 a.m.: Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex

Thursday, Dec. 3
11:30 a.m.: Morning skate, Bell Centre
7:30 p.m.: at Montreal Canadiens, Bell Centre
Audio: 106.7 WJFK, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App,

Friday, Dec. 4
1 p.m. CT: Practice, MTS IcePlex

Saturday, Dec. 5
12 p.m. CT: Barry Trotz media availability, MTS Centre
3 p.m.: at Winnipeg Jets, MTS Centre
Audio: 106.7 WJFK, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App,

Capitals Media Guide
The 2015-16 Capitals Media Guide can be found here.

Get updated practice times and other news updates at


CapitalsPR on Twitter

Capitals Shows & Videos