Gord Smith (ice hockey)

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Gord Smith
Born (1949-11-17) November 17, 1949 (age 68)
Perth, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1969–1983

Gordon John "Truck" Smith (born November 17, 1949) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player. He is the older brother of former New York Islanders goaltender Billy Smith.

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.

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