Billy Dee Smith

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Billy Dee Smith
Born (1982-06-30) June 30, 1982 (age 35)
St. Catharines, Ontario
Nationality Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 195 pounds (88 kg)
Shoots Left
Position Defense
MSL team Six Nations Chiefs
NLL draft 3rd overall, 2002
Buffalo Bandits
NLL team Rochester Knighthawks
MLL team
Former teams
Free Agent
Hamilton Nationals
Pro career 2003

Billy Dee Smith (born June 30, 1982 in St. Catharines, Ontario) is a professional lacrosse player who plays for the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League and formerly of the Hamilton Nationals of Major League Lacrosse. He was also a member of the gold medal winning Canadian lacrosse team at the 2006 World Lacrosse Championship.

Smith was named Defensive Player of the Year for the 2009 NLL season.[1] Injuries have limited his career.

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2003 Buffalo 7 2 1 3 24 46 -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 Buffalo 15 2 2 4 40 56 3 0 1 1 11 4
2005 Buffalo 16 3 1 4 37 60 1 0 0 0 1 4
2006 Buffalo 11 5 1 6 42 45 3 1 2 3 8 22
2007 Buffalo 14 0 8 8 40 29 2 0 0 0 6 2
2008 Buffalo 14 7 2 9 57 58 3 4 0 4 16 2
2009 Buffalo 13 5 7 12 47 23 2 0 1 1 8 4
2010 Buffalo 16 4 4 8 67 48 1 0 1 1 6 2
2011 Buffalo -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 Buffalo 15 1 1 2 40 54 1 0 0 0 3 20
2013 Buffalo 12 2 1 3 22 37 -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 Buffalo 5 0 1 1 7 13 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 138 31 29 60 386 457 16 5 5 10 58 60

Awards[edit]

Preceded by
Ryan Cousins
NLL Defensive Player of the Year
2009
Succeeded by
Sandy Chapman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defense, Transition & Goaltender Awards". NLL.com. May 11, 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-05-15. Retrieved 2009-05-12.