2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nate Schmidt’s Improbable Road to Vegas

Hockey is a funny game abound with funny stories.

Sometimes those stories are “ha-ha” funny. Sometimes those stories are weirdly funny. Sometimes they’re both.

The story of Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Nate Schmidt is a bit of both, especially in the context of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The 26-year-old from St. Cloud has taken a curious path to the Golden Knights. The road ran through Vegas’ opponents for the Cup and features a major

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