Doug Smith (ice hockey)

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Doug Smith
Born (1962-05-17) May 17, 1962 (age 52)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Buffalo Sabres
Edmonton Oilers
Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1981
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1981–1992

Doug Smith (born May 17, 1962 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian retired former professional ice hockey player who played for the Los Angeles Kings, Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins over the course of his career. He was selected second overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.

Smith suffered a career-ending injury to his neck, rendering him a quadriplegic. He relearned how to walk again and forged himself a new career in business.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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1979-80  Ottawa 67's                 OHA    64   23   34   57   45  --  --  --  --  --
1980-81  Ottawa 67's                 OHL    54   45   56  101   61  --  --  --  --  --
1981-82  Ottawa 67's                 OHL     1    1    2    3   17  --  --  --  --  --
1981-82  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    80   16   14   30   64  10   3   2   5  11
1982-83  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    42   11   11   22   12  --  --  --  --  --
1983-84  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    72   16   20   36   28  --  --  --  --  --
1984-85  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    62   21   20   41   58   3   1   0   1   4
1985-86  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    48    8    9   17   56  --  --  --  --  --
1985-86  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    30   10   11   21   73  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  Rochester Americans         AHL    15    5    6   11   35  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    62   16   24   40  106  --  --  --  --  --
1987-88  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    70    9   19   28  117   1   0   0   0   0
1988-89  Cape-Breton Oilers          AHL    24   11   11   22   69  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  Edmonton Oilers             NHL    19    1    1    2    9  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    10    3    4    7    4   4   0   0   0   6
1989-90  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    30    3    4    7   72  --  --  --  --  --
1989-90  Pittsburgh Penguins         NHL    10    1    1    2   25  --  --  --  --  --
1990-91  Villach VSV                 Aust   42   33   36   69  200  --  --  --  --  --
1991-92  Feldkirch VEU               Aust   30   15   13   28   93  --  --  --  --  --
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         NHL Totals                        535  115  138  253  824  18   4   2   6  21

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Preceded by
Jim Fox
Los Angeles Kings first round draft pick
1981
Succeeded by
Craig Redmond