Gord Smith (ice hockey)

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Gord Smith
Born (1949-11-17) November 17, 1949 (age 71)
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 Smith (born November 17, 1949) is a Canadian former 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.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Brockville Braves CJHL
1968–69 Cornwall Royals MMJHL
1969–70 New Haven Blades EHL 72 4 20 24 92 11 0 3 3 36
1969–70 Omaha Knights CHL 5 0 0 0 8
1970–71 New Haven Blades EHL 73 7 24 31 253 14 1 5 6 66
1971–72 New Haven Blades EHL 74 3 33 36 188 7 1 5 6 18
1972–73 Springfield Kings AHL 72 3 29 32 134
1973–74 Springfield Kings AHL 75 13 54 67 118
1974–75 Washington Capitals NHL 63 3 8 11 56
1974–75 Richmond Robins AHL 15 1 4 5 23
1975–76 Washington Capitals NHL 25 1 2 3 28
1975–76 Richmond Robins AHL 50 2 13 15 80 8 0 4 4 28
1976–77 Washington Capitals NHL 79 1 12 13 92
1977–78 Washington Capitals NHL 80 4 7 11 78
1978–79 Washington Capitals NHL 39 0 1 1 22
1978–79 Hershey Bears AHL 33 1 16 17 54 4 0 2 2 6
1979–80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 13 0 0 0 8
1979–80 Tulsa Oilers CHL 64 5 16 21 55 3 0 0 0 2
1980–81 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 58 1 11 12 94 4 0 0 0 2
1981–82 Springfield Indians AHL 80 4 12 16 80
1982–83 Maine Mariners AHL 35 0 8 8 49 17 0 3 3 21
AHL totals 418 25 147 172 632 33 0 9 9 57
NHL totals 299 9 30 39 284

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