Atlantic Division RANK: 3
Record: 49-26-5 NHL rank: 7

Ben Smith

#18 • C
  • Status: In the minors
  • Height: 5'11
  • Weight: 198 lbs.
  • Shoots: R
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Birthdate: Jul 11, 1988
  • Birthplace: Winston-Salem, NC
  • Drafted: Drafted by Chicago in 2008 (6/169).
  • Acquired: Claimed off waivers from Colorado in 2016.
Scouting Report
Is versatile up front and has good skating ability. Is also fairly strong, due to a solid lower base. Is courageous and always willing work in the tough areas of the ice. Has two-way ability.
Injuries are a big factor for him. Lacks high-end offensive skills, and also lacks ideal size for the National Hockey League game. Is not a physical player. Needs to find his niche in the NHL.
Career Potential:
Versatile depth forward, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2012-13 (Chicago)
HE Sportsmanship Award 2009-10
NCAA Frozen Four Tournament MVP 2009-10
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2009-10
NCAA All-Tournament Team 2007-08