Schmidt, 23, charted four points in39 games last season with the Capitals. In 68 career games he has scored ten points (three goals and seven assists). The former Gopher also played 19 games with Hersey (AHL) last season where he charted 32 points (nine goals and 23 assists) in 40 games.

1390 The Fan caught up with Schmidt last season when he returned to Minnesota for the first time as a pro at Xcel Energy Center.