October 14, 1984 |
Minneapolis, MN, USA
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Weight||240 lb (110 kg; 17 st 2 lb)|
Tampa Bay Lightning
|NHL Draft||41st overall, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Matthew Charles Smaby (born October 14, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently an unrestricted free agent who last played with EHC Red Bull München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).
Smaby was drafted 41st overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Smaby had a three-year collegiate career with the University of North Dakota. He made his professional debut during the 2006–07 season playing for the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. Smaby made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut in the 2007–08 season playing 14 games with the Lightning.
On June 6, 2013, Smaby signed his first European contract on a one-year deal with EHC München of the German DEL.
For the 2014-15 season, Smaby joined the Arizona Coyotes on a professional tryout contract. On October 4, 2014, Matt Smaby was released from the Coyotes' roster without being offered a contract for the season.
|2003–04||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||39||1||6||7||81||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||42||1||2||3||86||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||46||4||15||19||113||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||14||0||0||0||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||43||0||4||4||50||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||33||0||2||2||27||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||32||0||0||0||17||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Third Team||2005–06|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||2006|||
- "Ducks ink Smaby to One-Year deal". Anaheim Ducks. 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-07-14.
- "Munich olbigated to Matt Smaby" (in German). EHC München. 2013-06-06. Retrieved 2013-06-06.
- "Coyotes Release Smaby". Arizona Coyotes. 2014-10-04. Retrieved 2014-10-05.
- "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26.