Jordan Smith (ice hockey)

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Jordan Smith
Born (1985-11-04) November 4, 1985 (age 31)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
Portland Pirates
NHL Draft 39th overall, 2004
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 2004–2006

Jordan Smith (born November 4, 1985 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey player who was drafted by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim of the NHL.

Playing career[edit]

Jordan Smith was promising defenceman who was a prospect for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. On February 24, 2006 in a game vs the Manchester Monarchs he was hit in the face by a deflected puck shot by Jeff Tambellini while playing for the Portland Pirates in an American Hockey League game. Smith lost vision in his left eye and was forced to retire from professional hockey. Shortly afterwards, the American Hockey League announced that protective visors would be mandatory beginning in the 2006–07 season.

On November 15, 2006 it was announced he would play for Lakehead University and he would be pursue a degree in teaching.

Smith excelled at Lakehead, and in late 2010 the former Ontario University Athletics all-star was named to the Team Canada squad that would represent the country at the World University Games in Turkey.[1]

In 2013 Smith was named the head coach of the Soo Thunderbirds of the NOJHL

Career statistics[edit]

Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 19 0 0 0 25 2 0 0 0 5
2002–03 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 60 2 8 10 107 4 0 0 0 6
2003–04 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 68 6 20 26 140 - - - - -
2004–05 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 64 5 27 32 126 7 1 4 5 7
2004–05 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 5 0 1 1 19 9 0 1 1 35
2005–06 Portland Pirates AHL 55 6 8 14 145 - - - - -
2006–07 Lakehead Thunderwolves CIS 12 0 4 4 16 - - - - -
2007–08 Lakehead Thunderwolves CIS 9 1 4 5 8 - - - - -
2008–09 Lakehead Thunderwolves CIS 23 0 6 6 30 - - - - -
2009-10 Lakehead Thunderwolves CIS 27 1 9 10 48 - - - - -
2010-11 Lakehead Thunderwolves CIS 23 4 4 8 30 - - - - -
OHL Totals 211 13 55 68 398 13 1 4 5 18
AHL Totals 60 6 9 15 164 9 0 1 1 35
CIS Totals 94 6 27 33 132 - - - - -

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