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USA C.J. Smith

a.k.a. "CJ, Connor Jeffrey Smith"

#49 JYP / Liiga - 23/24

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GAMES
GP
G
A
TP
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5
1
1
2
-1
10
2
2
4
-2
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Database: 1 082 910 players
Last added: James Smith
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Will Smith 31 17 34 51
2. Gabe Perreault 30 15 35 50
3. Cutter Gauthier 31 29 19 48
4. Macklin Celebrini 30 26 22 48
5. Jack Devine 32 22 25 47
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C.J. Smith Facts

Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
29
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
23/24
Agency
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 1

C.J. Smith Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 Academy of Holy Angels USHS-MN 25* 17* 20* 37* 18* -* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 10 0
2011-12 Austin Bruins NAHL 53* 13* 14* 27* 20* 13* |
2012-13 Austin Bruins NAHL 60* 30* 29* 59* 22* 21* | Playoffs 8 4 1 5 4 2
2013-14 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL 13* 4* 1* 5* 6* 3* |
Chicago Steel USHL 46* 23* 17* 40* 10* -1* |
2014-15 UMass-Lowell NCAA 39* 16* 19* 35* 28* 12* |
2015-16 UMass-Lowell NCAA 40* 17* 22* 39* 50* 15* |
2016-17 UMass-Lowell NCAA 41* 23* 28* 51* 46* 22* |
Buffalo Sabres NHL 2* 0* 1* 1* 0* -1* |
2017-18 Rochester Americans AHL 57* 17* 27* 44* 16* 4* | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0 -4
2018-19 Buffalo Sabres NHL 11* 2* 0* 2* 0* 0* |
Rochester Americans AHL 62* 28* 30* 58* 26* 26* | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 -2
2019-20 Rochester Americans AHL 50* 12* 15* 27* 18* -9* |
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
Rochester Americans AHL 15* 4* 9* 13* 6* -4* |
2021-22 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
Chicago Wolves AHL 60* 24* 34* 58* 18* 0* | Playoffs 16 3 6 9 4 6
2022-23 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 21* 4* 2* 6* 6* -12* |
2023-24 JYP Liiga 27* 5* 11* 16* 8* 0* |
Projected Liiga 33* 6* 13* 19* 10* 0* |
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C.J. Smith Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
2024-02-24T15:30:00-0100 JYP vs Jukurit
2024-02-23T15:30:00-0100 JYP @ TPS
2024-02-21T15:30:00-0100 JYP vs KalPa
2024-02-17T14:00:00-0100 JYP @ SaiPa
2024-02-16T16:30:00-0100 JYP vs Tappara
2024-02-13T15:30:00-0100 JYP vs Lukko
2024-02-09T15:30:00-0100 JYP @ Kärpät
2024-02-07T15:30:00-0100 JYP @ HIFK
2024-02-03T14:00:00-0100 JYP vs TPS
2024-01-31T15:30:00-0100 JYP @ KalPa
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C.J. Smith Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 6 265* 89* 117* 206* 0.78* 90* 5* | 3 22 4 * 9 * 13 * 0.59 * 4 * 0 *
Liiga 1 27* 5* 11* 16* 0.59* 8* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
NAHL 2 113* 43* 43* 86* 0.76* 42* 34* | 1 8 4 * 1 * 5 * 0.63 * 4 * 2 *
NCAA 3 120* 56* 69* 125* 1.04* 124* 49* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 4 15* 2* 1* 3* 0.20* 0* -2* | 0 * * * * * *
USHL 1 59* 27* 18* 45* 0.76* 16* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
USHS-MN 1 25* 17* 20* 37* 1.48* 18* -* | 1 1 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 10 * 0 *

C.J. Smith Skill Rating

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Shooting Accuracy
16
Acceleration
16
Puckhandling
15
Passing
15
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C.J. Smith Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/11/2023
12/11/2023 Extension JYP JYP
11/20/2023
11/20/2023 Confirmed No team JYP
08/02/2022
08/02/2022 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes New York Rangers
07/28/2021
07/28/2021 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Carolina Hurricanes
07/02/2019
07/02/2019 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
07/16/2018
07/16/2018 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
03/30/2017
03/30/2017 Confirmed UMass-Lowell Buffalo Sabres
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Date Article Source
09/10/2017 Sabres rookie C.J. Smith enjoying Buffalo BuffaloHockeyBeat.com

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C.J. Smith Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 2 #17 overall by Muskegon Lumberjacks in the USHL Entry Draft

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