Nate Schmidt Winnipeg Jets logo

Age 30 Jul 16, 1991
St. Cloud USA
Defense shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
194 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2019
Agent Matt Keator

Transaction History
May 5, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt generated 32 points in 77 games this season, including 11 power-play points.
Apr 27, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Wednesday versus the Flyers, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Apr 24, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt (undisclosed) won't play Sunday against the Avalanche, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Apr 23, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with Colorado, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Apr 7, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded an assist in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Red Wings.
Apr 4, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt returned to practice Monday after exiting the league's COVID-19 protocols, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Mar 30, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt has been placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols Wednesday, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Mar 20, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt logged an assist and blocked two shots in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 18, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded an assist in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.
Feb 14, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Blackhawks.
Feb 8, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored an empty-net goal on two shots and added two blocked shots in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Wild.
Jan 23, 2022 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt added two PIM and two hits in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Penguins on Sunday.
Dec 21, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt (illness) was back at practice Tuesday after dealing with a non-COVID illness, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Dec 19, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt (illness) is not on the ice for pregame warmups and will not play Sunday against St. Louis, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Dec 18, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt was sent home from Saturday's practice because he was feeling ill, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Dec 17, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded a power-play assist and two blocked shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals.
Dec 10, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Canucks.
Dec 7, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt logged an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Dec 5, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded two assists, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Nov 16, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt registered a power-play assist and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Oilers.
Nov 11, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over San Jose.
Nov 5, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt picked up an assist, fired five shots on goal and went plus-3 in Friday's 5-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Oct 24, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt supplied three assists and two blocks in a 6-4 win over the Predators on Saturday.
Oct 21, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt notched two assists and went plus-2 in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Oct 19, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt posted a power-play assist in Tuesday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Wild.
Jul 27, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Winnipeg Jets acquired Nate Schmidt from the Vancouver Canucks for 2022 third round pick
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May 6, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt notched an assist and went plus-3 in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Oilers.
May 3, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored a goal in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Oilers.
Apr 24, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored a goal in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Senators.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Apr 20, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt was removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list and is expected to suit up Tuesday against Toronto, (NHL).com reports.
Apr 7, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
Mar 7, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt picked up an assist in Saturday's win over Toronto.
Mar 4, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt picked up an assist, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
Mar 1, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt provided a goal and an assist with a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-0 win over the Jets.
Feb 23, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt posted an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Oilers.
Feb 17, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored a goal on three shots in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Jan 30, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt provided an assist, seven shots on goal and three blocked shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Jets.
Jan 14, 2021 Vancouver Canucks | Nate Schmidt | Schmidt scored a goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Oilers.
Oct 12, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Vancouver Canucks acquired Nate Schmidt from the Vegas Golden Knights for 2022 third round pick
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Oct 28, 2019 Activated Vegas Golden Knights | activated D Nate Schmidt from injured reserve.
Oct 25, 2018 Vegas Golden Knights | signed D Nate Schmidt to a six-year, $35.7 million contract extension.
Sep 2, 2018 Suspended Vegas Golden Knights | (NHL) suspended D Nate Schmidt 20 games for violating the terms of the performance enhancing substances program.
Aug 5, 2017 Vegas Golden Knights | signed D Nate Schmidt to a two-year, $4.45 million contract.
Jun 17, 2015 Washington Capitals | re-signed D Nate Schmidt to a two-year contract.
May 14, 2015 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
May 5, 2015 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
May 3, 2015 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).
Mar 24, 2015 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
Mar 10, 2015 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).
Jan 10, 2015 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
Jul 13, 2014 Washington Capitals | signed D Nate Schmidt to a one-year, two-way contract.
Jan 25, 2014 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
Jan 21, 2014 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).
Dec 15, 2013 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
Oct 11, 2013 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).
Sep 24, 2013 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL).
May 10, 2013 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled D Nate Schmidt from Hershey (AHL).
Apr 2, 2013 Washington Capitals | signed D Nate Schmidt to a two-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Nate Schmidt
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg Jets logo 77 4 28 32 -4 10 1,305 45.60 49.90 0.30 50.40 1.10 0.09 0.87
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2006-2007 St. Cloud Cathedral USHS-MN 16 17 14 31 0
2007-2008 St. Cloud Cathedral USHS-MN 16 10 12 22 0
2008-2009 St. Cloud Cathedral USHS-MN 25 21 24 45 30 Playoffs 3 3 1 4 0
2008-2009 St. Cloud Cathedral MN State 3 1 4 5 0 Playoffs 3 3 1 4 0
2009-2010 Fargo Force USHL 57 14 23 37 81 Playoffs 13 0 6 6 0
2010-2011 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 13 0 1 1 6
2011-2012 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 43 3 38 41 14
2012-2013 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 40 9 23 32 16
2012-2013 Hershey Bears AHL 8 1 3 4 2 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Hershey Bears AHL 38 2 11 13 12
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 29 2 4 6 6 489 56.10 51.27 3.07 50.23 2.88 0.25 0.61
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 39 1 3 4 10 521 47.37 52.69 -2.53 53.98 2.50 0.12 0.46
2014-2015 Hershey Bears AHL 19 3 6 9 6 Playoffs 8 4 5 9 0
2015-2016 Washington Capitals NHL 72 2 14 16 16 1,158 55.84 51.12 -0.50 50.92 0.07 0.05 0.73 Playoffs 10 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 60 3 14 17 16 859 65.62 55.32 6.23 55.06 2.34 0.21 0.98 Playoffs 11 1 3 4 0
2017-2018 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 76 5 31 36 16 1,332 56.76 50.20 -0.20 51.01 -1.39 0.14 0.77 Playoffs 20 3 4 7 0
2018-2019 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 61 9 21 30 8 1,085 55.45 53.12 -3.81 50.54 -5.14 0.22 0.72 Playoffs 7 0 4 4 0
2019-2020 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 59 7 24 31 12 1,049 51.20 52.70 -5.10 53.20 -3.50 0.17 0.97 Playoffs 20 2 7 9 0
2020-2021 Vancouver Canucks NHL 54 5 10 15 4 893 45.90 44.00 -0.50 45.20 -1.60 0.34 0.87
2021-2022 Winnipeg Jets NHL 77 4 28 32 10 1,305 45.60 49.90 0.30 50.40 1.10 0.09 0.87
2021-2022 USA WC 10 2 4 6 4
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Active Contract

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date October 24, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 6 Years $35,700,000 7.21% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000
UFA
AAV $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000 $5,950,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,800,000 $6,100,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,950,000 $4,850,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $8,800,000 $6,100,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,950,000 $4,850,000
Minors Salary $8,800,000 $6,100,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,950,000 $4,850,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
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Contract History

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date August 5, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,450,000 2.97% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $2,225,000 $2,225,000
UFA
AAV $2,225,000 $2,225,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,150,000 $2,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,150,000 $2,300,000
Minors Salary $2,150,000 $2,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Washington Capitals logo
Signing Date June 17, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,625,000 1.14% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $812,500 $812,500
RFA
AAV $812,500 $812,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $875,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $875,000
Minors Salary $750,000 $875,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Washington Capitals logo
Signing Date July 13, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $625,000 0.91% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $625,000
RFA
AAV $625,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $625,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $625,000
Minors Salary $110,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Washington Capitals logo
Signing Date April 2, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $2,700,000 1.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,350,000 $1,350,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year