Gord Smith (ice hockey)
Originally selected by the New York Rangers in the 1969 NHL Entry Draft, he would not have a chance to crack an NHL lineup until he was claimed by the Washington Capitals in the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft. Smith spent five seasons with the Capitals before he was claimed by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft.
His nickname was the "Master of the Hip Check," coined by radio broadcaster Ron Weber.
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Gord Smith's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Gord Smith's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|This biographical article relating to a Canadian ice hockey player is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|