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Nate
Schmidt
College None
Team Vegas Golden Knights
88D
6'1"Height
194Weight
28Age
0Exp
Nate Schmidt's Fantasy Scouting Report

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Nate Schmidt as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 117 projected fantasy points puts him at #35 behind Ryan Suter and ahead of Jeff Petry. He has averaged 2.21 fantasy points in his past 61 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.48 fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 63%, he is the #47 most highly owned defenseman. Nate Schmidt is expected to improve on last season's #41 fantasy position rank.

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nate Schmidt is projected for 2.61 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 1 which ranks him as the #58 projected center for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Shea Weber but behind Mathew Dumba the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 5.54 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2018LV61921300-011000
2017VGK76531360-011001
2016WAS60314170-000000
2015WAS72214160-001000
2014WAS391340-000000
2013WAS292460-000000
Career (7 Seasons)33722871097723001
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2018LV1128.021:571576111.6790.888004
2017VGK1034.922:142065132:52143:4916008
2016WAS605.015:2811889:3242:4116008
2015WAS802.518:0416864:1796:5616203
2014WAS402.513:527110:206:1710005
2013WAS414.918:416075:2016:586003
Career (7 Seasons)4365.018:497833264:01397:34722031
2018-19 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in November70114000060149:531790000
Games in December15391271010358.6348:214050000
Games in January1013430000119.1214:112600000
Games in February13448100003411.8290:003296003
Games in March1414550000244.2294:303512001
Games in April2000200002042:05520000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Won3561723301010758764:288986003
Games Lost26347-80000378.1574:326782001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games32712191610107010695:068162001
Road Games29291160000424.8643:547606003
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break3241317141010527.7712:258440000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Amalie Arena1000100004024:27262001
American Airlines Center1000100004019:22252001
BB&T Center1000000004021:36230000
Barclays Center1000000002023:04270000
Bell MTS Place1000-100001021:41280000
Enterprise Center1000000000023:55270000
Gila River Arena2000300001044:55540000
Honda Center210120000333.342:29490000
Little Caesars Arena1011100002022:32252001
Madison Square Garden1000-100002023:55310000
Nationwide Arena1000000002025:11250000
PNC Arena1011-300000020:30220000
Pepsi Center2000000002043:43510000
Prudential Center1011000002024:16310000
Rogers Arena21012000025044:12540000
Rogers Place2000100002044:50500000
SAP Center at San Jose2022-200003043:32560000
STAPLES Center2022-100001043:51510000
Scotiabank Saddledome2000-100003046:17530000
T-Mobile Arena32712191610107010695:068162001
United Center2022400002039:36520000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
After All-Star Break29581380000608.3626:357328004
vs Anaheim Ducks210120000333.342:29490000
vs Arizona Coyotes410120000616.788:571090000
vs Boston Bruins110110000110021:48262001
vs Carolina Hurricanes1011-300000020:30220000
vs Columbus Blue Jackets21011000042542:58480000
vs Calgary Flames4000-100009088:071050000
vs Chicago Blackhawks3022400005062:46800000
vs Colorado Avalanche3011100005066:54770000
vs Dallas Stars312350000119.164:15782001
vs Detroit Red Wings2022100002042:49502001
vs Edmonton Oilers4000500002088:16990000
vs Florida Panthers2011100007043:14520000
vs Los Angeles Kings4033000006088:111060000
vs Minnesota Wild2000000002038:51470000
vs Montreal Canadiens1000100002024:56300000
vs New Jersey Devils2011000003046:38540000
vs Nashville Predators2000-100004047:29530000
vs New York Islanders212310000911.145:29490000
vs New York Rangers2011000003046:40560000
vs Pittsburgh Penguins1011-100001021:54280000
vs San Jose Sharks4022-100005084:391050000
vs St. Louis Blues1000000000023:55270000
vs Tampa Bay Lightning1000100004024:27262001
vs Toronto Maple Leafs1000-100005022:16240000
vs Vancouver Canucks31123000052066:00780000
vs Washington Capitals12131101045023:38270000
vs Winnipeg Jets3000000004060:54710000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
vs Western Conference Tms4241115190000676911:4310842001
vs Own Division25369100000368.3546:396510000
vs Eastern Conference Tms1951015310104511.1427:174926003
Outside Own Division3661521121010767.9792:219258004
Overall619213022101011281339:0015768004
2018 Game Log
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/18@W6-300010020.000019:630:430:00
11/19@L7-2000-20010.000023:530:871:55
11/21@W3-200000000.000023:802:052:95
11/23vsW2-000000000.000020:981:450:22
11/24vsW6-000020010.000020:083:380:00
11/27@W8-301120010.000017:981:100:00
11/29@W4-300010010.000023:870:003:40
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/01@L2-100000000.000025:201:073:08
12/04vsW5-321311040.500023:634:553:65
12/06vsW4-300000030.000023:170:002:90
12/08@L5-1000-30000.000022:531:880:70
12/09vsW4-201120030.000020:654:032:48
12/12@W3-200000020.000023:070:001:48
12/14@L5-401100020.000024:272:254:10
12/16@W4-3000-10020.000023:920:472:77
12/17@L1-000000020.000025:180:722:15
12/20vsW4-212310070.143022:421:781:35
12/22vsL4-300010020.000024:931:972:00
12/23vsL4-301100030.000023:770:130:48
12/27vsW2-101110030.000023:182:700:00
12/29@W4-102220010.000021:320:000:33
12/30@W5-100030010.000021:122:852:78
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/01vsW2-000010020.000020:572:850:27
01/04@W3-210120020.500020:981:731:12
01/06vsW3-200000010.000022:373:130:00
01/08vsW4-201110010.000022:753:580:83
01/10vsL3-2000-10010.000021:033:131:37
01/12@W4-301120010.000021:622:230:70
01/15@L4-1000-10010.000021:685:820:00
01/19vsW7-3011-10010.000021:901:931:78
01/21vsL4-200000010.000020:623:001:42
01/23vsL2-100000000.000020:673:751:20
FEBRUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
02/01@L5-2011-30000.000020:502:051:92
02/02@L3-100000040.000021:601:220:42
02/05@W3-200010040.000224:452:151:35
02/07@W4-301110020.000222:532:232:25
02/09vsL4-310110020.500017:780:950:18
02/12vsL5-2101-10030.333023:070:771:87
02/14vsL6-3000-10050.000022:273:335:00
02/16vsW5-1000-10040.000026:822:533:45
02/18@L3-0000-10010.000022:453:422:13
02/20vsL3-210110011.000221:801:801:18
02/22vsL6-300010010.000020:872:771:08
02/26vsW4-111220040.250024:231:180:97
02/28vsW6-501110030.000021:630:950:55
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/01@W3-000000010.000021:501:071:70
03/03vsW3-001110030.000021:802:380:00
03/06vsW2-100000060.000020:852:122:55
03/09@W6-210110011.000020:331:400:00
03/10@L6-300010020.000022:752:501:67
03/15@W2-100010040.000219:371:781:20
03/17vsW6-300020000.000022:321:950:55
03/18@W7-3022-10020.000020:172:951:78
03/21vsW5-000000020.000018:350:950:00
03/23vsL3-201100000.000020:281:250:00
03/25@L3-100000000.000023:921:270:95
03/27@L4-300010010.000021:271:031:20
03/29vsL3-200000010.000018:230:002:23
03/30@L4-3000-10010.000023:370:553:73
APRILSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
04/01vsW3-100020000.000021:120:001:73
04/04vsL4-100000020.000020:970:272:17