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USA Bryan Smolinski

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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
50
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time NCAA (CCHA) Champion 1
1-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 1

Son: Max Smolinski

Smolinski was selected 21st overall in 1990 after scoring 27 points with Michigan State University. He played his first full season with the Bruins in 1994 and set a career-high with 31 goals. He reached the 40-point mark 11 times, including a career-high of 64 points in 1996. Smolinski won World Cup gold in 1997 and played his last NHL season in 2008. He retired with 274 goals and 377 assists.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 Detroit Little Caesars MNHL 80 43 77 120 - - |
1988-89 Stratford Cullitons MWJHL 46 32 62 94 132 - |
1989-90 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 39 10 17 27 45 - |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 8 - |
1990-91 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 35 9 12 21 24 - |
1991-92 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 44 30 35 65 59 - |
1992-93 Michigan State Univ. “C” NCAA 40 31 37 68 91 - |
Boston Bruins NHL 9 1 3 4 0 3 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 2 -1
1993-94 Boston Bruins NHL 83 31 20 51 82 4 | Playoffs 13 5 4 9 4 -1
1994-95 Boston Bruins NHL 44 18 13 31 31 -3 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -2
1995-96 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 81 24 40 64 69 6 | Playoffs 18 5 4 9 10 -4
1996-97 Detroit Vipers IHL 6 5 7 12 10 9 |
New York Islanders NHL 64 28 28 56 25 9 |
USA WCup 6 0 5 5 0 7 |
1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 81 13 30 43 34 -16 |
USA WC 6 3 1 4 10 -5 |
1998-99 New York Islanders NHL 82 16 24 40 49 -7 |
USA WC 6 3 3 6 8 3 |
1999-00 Los Angeles Kings NHL 79 20 36 56 48 2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -1
2000-01 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 27 32 59 40 10 | Playoffs 13 1 5 6 14 -1
2001-02 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 80 13 25 38 56 7 | Playoffs 7 2 0 2 2 -1
2002-03 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 58 18 20 38 18 -1 |
Ottawa Senators “A” NHL 10 3 5 8 2 1 | Playoffs 18 2 7 9 6 4
2003-04 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 19 27 46 49 22 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4 -2
2004-05 Motor City Mechanics UHL 21 9 23 32 18 20 |
USA WCup 3 1 0 1 0 - |
2005-06 Ottawa Senators NHL 81 17 31 48 46 8 | Playoffs 10 3 3 6 2 3
2006-07 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 62 14 23 37 29 10 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 19 4 3 7 8 -3 | Playoffs 12 2 2 4 8 2
2007-08 Montréal Canadiens NHL 64 8 17 25 20 -6 | Playoffs 12 1 2 3 2 1
2008-09 Port Huron Icehawks IHL 21 9 21 30 18 7 | Playoffs 6 3 3 6 9 0
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 3 1 4 6 4
2009-10 Flint Generals IHL 48 24 25 49 42 3 | Playoffs 12 3 12 15 4 3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Team USA Sauna Cup 3 0 1 1 0 -1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Detroit Honeybaked QC Int PW Asst. Coach
2018-19 Little Caesars 15U AAA 15U AAA Asst. Coach
2019-20 Little Caesars 16U AAA T1EHL 16U Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 1 7 3 1 4 0.57 6 4
IHL 1 6 5 7 12 2.00 10 9 | 0
MNHL 1 80 43 77 120 1.50 - - | 0
MWJHL 1 46 32 62 94 2.04 132 - | 0
NCAA 4 158 80 101 181 1.15 219 - | 0
NHL 15 1 055 274 377 651 0.62 606 46 | 12 123 23 29 52 0.42 60 -3
Sauna Cup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 -1 | 0
UHL (IHL) 3 90 42 69 111 1.23 78 30 | 2 18 6 15 21 1.17 13 3
WC 2 12 6 4 10 0.83 18 -2 | 0
WCup 2 9 1 5 6 0.67 0 7 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 3 5 0.71 8 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Zigmund Pálffy (F) 1996-2003 7 Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders
Glen Murray (F) 1992-2002 7 Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins
Jozef Stümpel (F) 1992-2002 6 Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings
Craig Johnson (F) 1992-2003 6 Los Angeles Kings, Team USA, USA

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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Flint Generals

Cult/Star player for Los Angeles Kings

Cult/Star player for Michigan State Univ.

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Career transactions
- 2009-11-03 • Signed by the Flint Generals
- 2009-04-30 • Signed to a professional tryout contract by the Milwaukee Admirals
- 2009-02-25 • Signed by the Port Hurton Icehawks
- 2007-07-02 • Signed by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2007-02-26 • Traded to the Vancouver Canucks for a 2007 2nd round pick (Akim Aliu)
- 2006-07-09 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in a three-way deal
- 2003-03-11 • Traded to the Ottawa Senators for Tim Gleason & future considerations
- 1999-06-19 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings with Zigmund Palffy, Marcel Cousineau & a 1999 4th round pick (Daniel Johansson) for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron & a 1999 1st round pick (Taylor Pyatt)
- 1996-11-17 • Traded to the New York Islanders for Darius Kasparaitis & Andreas Johansson
- 1995-08-02 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins with Glen Murray & a 1996 3rd round pick (Boyd Kane) for Shawn McEachern & Kevin Stevens
- 1990-06-16 • Drafted by the Boston Bruins

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