D. J. Smith (ice hockey)

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D. J. Smith
Born (1977-05-13) May 13, 1977 (age 38)
Windsor, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Colorado Avalanche
NHL Draft 41st overall, 1995
New York Islanders
Playing career 1997–2004

Denis "D. J." Smith (born May 13, 1977) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 45 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche. He was formerly the head coach of the Oshawa Generals in the Ontario Hockey League, where he won a Memorial Cup.[1][2]

Smith is currently an assistant coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs, hired by the club on June 16, 2015.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Windsor Spitfires OHL 61 4 13 17 201 10 1 3 4 41
1995–96 Windsor Spitfires OHL 64 14 45 59 260 7 1 7 8 23
1995–96 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1996–97 Windsor Spitfires OHL 63 15 52 67 190 5 1 7 8 11
1996–97 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 0 1 1 7
1996–97 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1997–98 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 65 4 11 15 237 4 0 0 0 4
1998–99 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 79 7 28 35 216 5 0 1 1 0
1999–00 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 74 6 22 28 197
1999–00 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 5
2000–01 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 59 7 12 19 106 4 0 0 0 11
2001–02 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 59 6 10 16 152
2001–02 Hershey Bears AHL 14 0 3 3 33 8 1 0 1 33
2002–03 Hershey Bears AHL 2 0 0 0 4
2002–03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 34 1 0 1 55
2003–04 Hershey Bears AHL 35 7 7 14 71
NHL totals 45 1 1 2 67

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
Matt Leyden TrophyOHL Coach of the Year 2013–14 [4]

OHL championship 2014-2015

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