ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Cameron Schilling to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Schilling, 25, has played in two NHL games with Washington. Schilling made his NHL/Capitals debut on March 12, 2013 against Carolina and logged 17:45 of ice time on Thursday against Boston. The Carmel, Ind., native has recorded 12 points (three goals, nine assists), 81 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating in 51 games with Hershey this season. In 128 career AHL games with the Bears, Schilling has collected 28 points (10 goals, 18 assists) and 156 penalty minutes.
Schilling played in 144 collegiate games during his four-year career with Miami University, collecting 57 points (eight goals, 49 assists) and 155 penalty minutes. The 6’2”, 197-pound blueliner was a member of two NCAA All-Regional Teams (2008, 2010) and helped Miami win the 2010-11 CCHA Championship. Schilling was originally signed by Washington as an undrafted free agent on March 27, 2012.