Atlantic Division RANK: 2
Record: 6-1-2 NHL rank: 2
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.
|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.|
|Versatile depth forward, when healthy.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2012-13 (Chicago)|
|NCAA||Frozen Four Tournament MVP||2009-10|
|NCAA||Frozen Four All-Tournament Team||2009-10|