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Beau Schmitz
Beau Schmitz
Defenseman  - CAR
Number: 64
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 26, 1991  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Howell, MI, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on April 23, 2012
2013-14 Season
Completed his second professional season, splitting the year between Charlotte (AHL) and Florida (ECHL)… Started the season with the Checkers and marked his first point of the season with an assist at Rockford (10/31)… Scored his first goal of the season on a power play vs. Norfolk (12/15)… Tallied the game-winning goal vs. Texas (1/3)… Recorded his first career ECHL goal vs. Fort Wayne (2/22)… Suffered season-ending injury and missed final 20 games of ECHL season.

Career
Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 4/23/12, as an undrafted free agent… Had 16 points (6g, 10a) in 44 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Charlotte entering the 2014-15 season… Completed his four-year Ontario Hockey League (OHL) career with Plymouth with 152 points (35g, 117a) and 350 penalty minutes in 244 regular-season games… Prior to beginning his junior career, spent the 2007-08 season with the U.S. National Team Developmental Program, scoring 12 points (5g, 7a) in 41 games of the team’s NAHL season… Also represented the United States at the 2008 U-18 World Junior Championship and the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament… Was teammates with Hurricanes draft picks Chris Terry, Michal Jordan, Brett Bellemore and Austin Levi during his time with the Whalers… Played for Carolina’s team at the NHL Prospects’ Tournament in Traverse City, MI, in 2010 and 2011… Was first or second among Plymouth defensemen in scoring in each of his four seasons (runner up to Michal Jordan in 2008-09 and 2009-10)… Was fourth among all Plymouth skaters in scoring with seven points (2g, 5a) during the team’s 11-game run in the 2011 OHL playoffs… Led Plymouth defensemen in goals (14), assists (40) and points (54) and ranked tied for third among OHL defensemen in scoring during his final season of junior hockey in 2011-12… Served as Plymouth’s captain, and was tied for third among all OHL skaters in plus/minus, registering a plus-37 rating… Notched a hat trick at Windsor (12/31/11)… Was named OHL Player of the Week after totaling five points (4g, 1a), a plus-8 rating in three games from 12/26/11-1/1/12… Missed Plymouth’s final six regular-season games and first five playoff games with a lower-body injury… Skated in all seven games of the Whalers’ second-round series loss to Kitchener, without registering a point… Split his first professional season in 2012-13 between Charlotte (AHL) and Florida (ECHL), ranking second among Checkers rookies in scoring with 10 points (4g, 6a) in 21 games played… Earned an assist in his professional debut with Florida (ECHL) vs. Orlando (10/12/12)… Earned an assist in his AHL debut at Oklahoma City (1/12/13)… Scored his first two professional goals vs. Texas (3/15/13)… Made his professional playoff debut in Game 1 at Oklahoma City (4/26/12)…

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72