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Stan Smyl

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    5'8" / 173 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Brother: Harvey Smyl

Team Staff profile of Stan Smyl also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1973-74 Bellingham Blazers BCJHL - - - - - |
1974-75 Bellingham Blazers BCJHL 48 29 33 62 115 |
New Westminster Bruins WCHL - - - - - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 15
1975-76 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 72 32 42 74 169 | Playoffs 19 8 6 14 58
1976-77 New Westminster Bruins “C” WCHL 72 35 31 66 200 | Playoffs 13 6 7 13 51
1977-78 New Westminster Bruins “C” WCHL 53 29 47 76 211 | Playoffs 20 14 21 35 43
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 6 |
1978-79 Vancouver Canucks NHL 62 14 24 38 89 -6 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 0
Dallas Black Hawks CHL 3 1 1 2 9 |
1979-80 Vancouver Canucks NHL 77 31 47 78 204 28 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 14
1980-81 Vancouver Canucks NHL 80 25 38 63 171 -8 | Playoffs 3 1 2 3 0
1981-82 Vancouver Canucks NHL 80 34 44 78 144 18 | Playoffs 17 9 9 18 25
1982-83 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 74 38 50 88 114 -6 | Playoffs 4 3 22 5 12
1983-84 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 80 24 43 67 136 -21 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 4
1984-85 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 80 27 37 64 100 -18 |
Canada WC 10 1 1 2 6 |
1985-86 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 73 27 35 62 144 -20 |
1986-87 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 66 20 23 43 84 -20 |
1987-88 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 57 12 25 37 110 -5 |
1988-89 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 75 7 18 25 102 0 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 9 -1
1989-90 Vancouver Canucks “C” NHL 47 1 15 16 71 -14 |
1990-91 Vancouver Canucks NHL 47 2 12 14 87 -5 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1975-76 New Westminster Bruins M-Cup 4 5 1 6 21 |
1976-77 WCHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 6 3 6 9 0 |
New Westminster Bruins M-Cup 3 0 0 0 6 |
1977-78 New Westminster Bruins M-Cup 5 4 10 14 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1991-92 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1992-93 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1993-94 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1994-95 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1995-96 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1996-97 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1997-98 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1998-99 Vancouver Canucks NHL Asst. Coach
1999-00 Syracuse Crunch AHL Head Coach
2000-01 Kansas City Blades IHL Head Coach
2001-02 Manitoba Moose AHL Head Coach
2002-03 Manitoba Moose AHL Head Coach
2003-04 Manitoba Moose AHL Head Coach
2005-06 Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2006-07 Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2007-08 Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2008-09 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2009-10 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2011-12 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2012-13 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2013-14 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
2014-15 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2015-16 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2016-17 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2017-18 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Player Development
2018-19 Vancouver Canucks NHL Senior Advisor
Vancouver Canucks NHL Dir. of Collegiate Scouting
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
BCJHL 48 29 33 62 1.29 115 0 |
CHL 3 1 1 2 0.67 9 0 |
CHL Challenge 6 3 6 9 1.50 0 0 |
M-Cup 12 9 11 20 1.67 27 0 |
NHL 898 262 411 673 0.75 1556 -77 | 41 16 37 33 0.80 64 -1
WC 10 1 1 2 0.20 6 0 |
WCHL 197 96 120 216 1.10 580 0 | 55 28 34 62 1.13 167 0
WJC-20 6 1 1 2 0.33 6 0 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 12 retired by Vancouver Canucks

Cult/Star player for Vancouver Canucks

Full name: Stanley Phillip Smyl

Career transactions
- 1991-07-03 • Announced his retirement

Other memorable dates
- 1991-11-03 • Had his #12 jersey number retired by the Vancouver Canucks
- 1986-12-14 • Passed Thomas Gradin as all-time scoring leader of Vancouver Canucks
- 1978-10-11 • Made NHL debut (vs Colorado Rockies)

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