Report: Philipp Grubauer Wasn’t Selected by Vegas, Nate Schmidt Going to Vegas

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At 6:31 p.m. we got more of a clue on which Capitals player will get selected by Vegas. Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post broke the news. It is now highly likely, but not official, that Nate Schmidt was the pick. 

Tonight we will know the official word so grab a blanket, some popcorn, and a stuffed animal to get you through this. The NHL Awards and Expansion Draft begin at 8:00 pm ET on NBCSN.

[UPDATE: 7:11 PM] CSN’s Jill Sorenson confirmed Schmidt was selected:

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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