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Vegas Golden Knights Western Conference Pacific Division
Nate Schmidt • #88 • D
Ht/Wt:6'1", 194 lbs.
Born:Jul 16, 1991 (27 yrs) in St. Cloud, MN
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Signed by Washington in 2013.
Acquired:Claimed from Washington in 2017 expansion draft.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has excellent puck-moving skills and can jump-start the counter-attack effectively from the back end. Is capable of playing on either side of the ice and can log a lot of ice time.
Flaws: Isn't very physical and somewhat undersized for the National Hockey League game, so he must prove capable of handling bigger forwards consistently at the highest level.
Career Potential: Solid, mobile puck-moving defenseman with a little upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
WCHA First All-Star Team 2012-13
NCAA West Second All-American Team 2012-13
WCHA Second All-Star Team 2011-12
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