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USA BEN SMITH  Signed - click for Team Depth Chart  Register Ben Smith in the EP Jobs Portal
Last team: Toronto Marlies - 2018

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BIRTHYEAR 1988-07-11 BIRTHPLACEWinston-Salem, NC, USA
AGE 29 NATION USA
POSITION RW/C SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 180 cm / 5'11" WEIGHT 90 kg / 198 lbs
CONTRACT 17/18
NHL DRAFT 2008 round 6 #169 overall by Chicago Blackhawks
CAP HIT $650,000 powered by
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
2-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 2
3-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 3
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Smith is a smart player in all three zones, and is an excellent skater. He makes efficient passes to generate offense, and excels at reading plays and being in the best place positionally. Very strong along the boards and in front of the net.
(Peter Oundjian, EP 2018)

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2004-05 Boston Jr. Bruins EJHL 32 10 18280 |            
 2005-06 Boston Little Bruins USAAA 26 14 24386 |            
 2006-07 Boston College NCAA 42 10 81810 -1 |            
 2007-08 Boston College NCAA 44 25 255012 18 |            
 2008-09 Boston College NCAA 37 6 11176 -6 |            
 2009-10 Boston College  NCAA 42 16 21378 18 |            
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 0 0 000 0 | Playoffs 3 1 010
 2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 1 010 1 | Playoffs 7 3 030 -1 
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 63 19 123116 -3 |            
 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 13 2 020 -5 |            
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 38 15 163110 -1 |            
 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 1 1 011 0 | Playoffs 1 0 000 -1 
  Rockford IceHogs  AHL 54 27 204713 17 |            
 2013-14 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 75 14 12262 3 | Playoffs 19 4 262
 2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 61 5 492 -1 |            
  San Jose Sharks NHL 19 2 350 3 |            
  USA WC 10 2 020 1 |            
 2015-16 San Jose Sharks NHL 6 0 000 -1 |            
  San Jose Barracuda AHL 14 8 2104 -1 |            
  Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 16 2 460 3 |            
  Toronto Marlies AHL 5 4 260 3 | Playoffs 15 2 792
 2016-17 Colorado Avalanche NHL 4 0 000 -2 |            
  Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 36 2 244 -5 |            
 2017-18 Toronto Marlies  AHL 73 27 325910 29 |            
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CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
      Postseason
  AHL: 247 100 84 184 0.74 53  44  | 18 3 7 10 0.56
  EJHL: 32 10 18 28 0.88 |    
  NCAA: 165 57 65 122 0.74 36  29  |    
  NHL: 237 29 25 54 0.23 -4  | 27 7 2 9 0.33
  USAAA: 26 14 24 38 1.46 |    
  WC: 10 2 0 2 0.20 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2006-2007 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
2007-2008 NCAA (Championship) Winner
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
2008-2009 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
2009-2010 NCAA (Championship) Tournament MVP
  NCAA (Championship) Winner
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
  NCAA (Hockey East) Sportsmanship (Len Ceglarski Award)
2012-2013 NHL Stanley Cup Champion
2014-2015 World Championship Bronze Medal
2017-2018 AHL Second All-Star Team
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- AHL Second All-Star Team 17/18
- NCAA (Championship) Tournament MVP 09/10
- NCAA (Championship) Winner 09/10, 07/08
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 06/07, 07/08, 08/09, 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 06/07, 07/08, 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) Sportsmanship (Len Ceglarski Award) 09/10
- NHL Stanley Cup Champion 12/13
- World Championship Bronze Medal 14/15



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2017-10-02 Up/Down Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlies Reassigned 
2017-05-02 Extension Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs 1 year 
2016-10-24 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Toronto Maple Leafs Claimed off waivers 
2016-08-16 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Colorado Avalanche 1 year 
2016-02-27 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Toronto Maple Leafs Traded 
2015-03-02 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks San Jose Sharks Traded 
2014-06-27 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks 2 years 
2012-06-18 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks 2 years 
2010-04-20 Confirmed Boston College Chicago Blackhawks Entry Level 


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Cult/Star player for Boston College