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Caps Today, 6/21/13

Today’s Storyline
Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt, who signed an entry-level contract with Washington on April 2, was recently named the University of Minnesota Gophers MVP for the 2012-13, receiving the John Mariucci Most Valuable Player award.


A Second-Team All American, Schmidt ranked third nationally among defensemen with 32 points and was named a First Team All-WCHA selection after leading all conference defensemen in scoring, totaling nine goals and 23 assists.

Schmidt made his professional debut with Hershey on April 6 and recorded one goal and three assists in eight AHL games. He contributed two assists in five playoff games with the Bears.


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