Adam Smith (ice hockey)

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Adam Smith
Born (1976-05-24) May 24, 1976 (age 38)
Digby, NS, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Binghamton Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack
Grand Rapids Griffins
Fort Wayne Komets
Bracknell Bees
Sheffield Steelers
EC Bad Nauheim
Trenton Titans
Macon Whoopee
Invicta Dynamos
SC Riessersee
NHL Draft 78th, 1994
New York Rangers
Playing career 1996–2003

Adam Smith (born (1976-05-24)May 24, 1976 in Digby, Nova Scotia) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He was selected in the third round, 78th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Between 1996 and 1999 he played in the American Hockey League and the International Hockey League for Binghamton Rangers, Hartford Wolfpack, Grand Rapids Griffins and Fort Wayne Komets. He following that with three seasons in Europe playing for the Bracknell Bees and Sheffield Steelers of the Ice Hockey Superleague in the United Kingdom and for EC Bad Nauheim in the 2nd Bundesliga in Germany.

Smith returned to North America to finish the 2001–02 season playing for Trenton Titans and Macon Whoopee in the ECHL. He then returned to Europe for the 2002–03 season where he played four games for the Invicta Dynamos in the English Premier Ice Hockey League before moving back to the 2nd Bundesliga and playing for SC Riessersee.

While in the UK, Smith helped the Bracknell Bees to win the league championship in 1990–00 and the Sheffield Steelers to win a Grand Slam of the Challenge Cup, Benson & Hedges Cup, league championship and playoffs in the 2000–01 season.

Awards and honours[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992–93 Tacoma Rockets WHL 67 0 12 12 43 7 0 1 1 4
1993–94 Tacoma Rockets WHL 66 4 19 23 119 8 0 0 0 10
1994–95 Tacoma Rockets WHL 69 2 19 21 96 4 0 1 1 9
1995–96 Kelowna Rockets WHL 67 8 15 23 125 6 1 1 2 8
1996–97 Binghamton Rangers AHL 56 0 8 8 59 2 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 64 7 5 12 120 4 0 0 0 12
1998–99 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 5 0 0 0 12
1998–99 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 27 3 1 4 44 2 1 0 1 0
1998–99 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 29 1 4 5 54
1999–00 Bracknell Bees ISL 32 2 11 13 44 4 1 4 5 2
2000–01 Sheffield Steelers ISL 46 5 8 13 82 8 0 1 1 6
2001–02 EC Bad Nauheim 2.GBun 28 2 8 10 129 10 3 4 7 18
2001–02 Trenton Titans ECHL 3 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Macon Whoopee ECHL 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Invicta Dynamos EPIHL 4 1 3 4 2
2002–03 SC Riessersee 2.GBun 51 9 12 21 198 10 1 9 10 22

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