Smith with the Boston Bruins in 2014
April 1, 1991 |
Etobicoke, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|NHL Draft||69th overall, 2009
Smith played junior hockey with St. Michael's College School in Toronto. After graduating, Smith played three seasons with NCAA Division I college hockey with the Miami RedHawks of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. He scored 122 points in 121 games. During his sophomore and junior season with the RedHawks, he was mostly on the first line.
During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, he played for Dallas' American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars.  He was promoted to Dallas for the season and scored his first NHL goal on February 15, 2013 against Cory Schneider of the Vancouver Canucks.
In July 2013, Smith was included in a blockbuster trade that took place between the Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins sending Loui Eriksson to Boston and Tyler Seguin to Dallas in a seven-player deal. Boston traded Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to Dallas for Eriksson, Smith, Joe Morrow and Matt Fraser.
On April 5, 2014, New England Sports Network (NESN) TV network named Smith the 45th Annual "7th Player". The 7th Player is awarded to the Boston Bruins player who most exceeded all expectations that season, as voted by the fans. 
Reilly is the younger brother of Detroit Red Wings player Brendan Smith and National Lacrosse League player Rory Smith. He is the former roommate of Curtis McKenzie, fellow countryman and also drafted to the Dallas Stars. Reilly also goes by the nickname "Smitty". He faced his brother, Brendan in the 1st round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs when his Bruins faced Brendan's Red Wings.
|Competitor for Canada East|
|World Junior A Challenge|
|2007–08||St. Michael's Buzzers||OPJHL||38||31||24||55||92||1||0||0||0||2|
|2008–09||St. Michael's Buzzers||OJHL||49||27||48||75||44||6||9||5||15||10|
Awards and Honors
|All-CCHA First Team||2010–11|||
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2011|||
|All-CCHA First Team||2011–12|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2011–12|
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2012|||
|NESN Boston Bruins 7th Player Award||2013–14|||
- "Miami standout signs with NHL club". middletownjournal.com. 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
- "Player Profile". "Dallas Stars". 2013-03-03. Retrieved 2013-03-06.
- "Tyler Seguin traded from Boston Bruins to Dallas Stars". Boston.com. 2013-07-04. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
- "Athleticism runs in Smith's family". WCPO.com. 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "Getting to know Stars Forward Reilly Smith". Dallas Stars. 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
- "No. 7 Miami Opens CCHA Tournament Play Hosting Alaska". Miami RedHawks. 2011-03-15. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "MSU defenseman Torey Krug named to All-CCHA first team". The Detroit News. 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
- Mike Cole (2014-04-05). "Bruins Forward Reilly Smith Wins NESN’s 7th Player Award". Retrieved 2014-04-14.
- Reilly Smith's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Reilly Smith's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Perani Cup Champion