Defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) participates in afternoon practice during the 2013 Capitals Rookie Camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington, Va., Thursday, September 5, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) participates in afternoon practice during the 2013 Capitals Rookie Camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington, Va., Thursday, September 5, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)