Barry Smith (ice hockey, born 1955)

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For the former NHL, KHL and NLA coach, see Barry Smith (ice hockey b. 1952).
Barry Smith
Born (1955-04-25)April 25, 1955
Surrey, BC, CAN
Died September 7, 2013(2013-09-07) (aged 58)
Blaine, TN, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Played for Boston Bruins
Colorado Rockies
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 1975
Boston Bruins
WHA Draft 36th overall, 1975
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1975–1981

Barry Edward Smith (April 25, 1955 – September 7, 2013) was a former NHL player for the Boston Bruins and the Colorado Rockies. Smith was drafted 32nd overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft. He played a total of 114 regular season games, scoring 7 goals and 7 assists for 14 points. He was also drafted 36th overall by Edmonton Oilers in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft but never played in that league. After retiring from playing he became a coach in the ECHL for the Knoxville Cherokees, for five seasons between 1992 and 1997. He was replaced midseason in his fifth season by Jack Capuano. He coached again from 2000 to 2001, helming the San Angelo Outlaws of the WPHL in their final season before the league folded. Smith died in September 2013 at the age of 58.[1]

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