|Ben Smith (b. 1988)|
|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
205 lb (93 kg)
|NHL Team||Chicago Blackhawks|
|Born||July 11, 1988,|
Winston-Salem, North Carolina USA
|NHL Draft||169th overall, 2008|
|Pro Career||2008 – present|
Benjamin Alexander Smith (born July 11, 1988 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina but raised in Avon, Connecticut) is an American professional ice hockey right winger. He plays in the National Hockey League with the Chicago Blackhawks.
On October 29, 2010 the Blackhawks recalled Smith from the AHL's Rockford IceHogs to make his NHL debut in a home game against the Edmonton Oilers. He scored his first NHL goal on April 8, 2011 against Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings. On April 15, 2011, Smith scored 2 goals against the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 loss in only his second NHL playoff game.
On Sunday, April 24, 2011, during Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals, Smith scored the overtime goal on a rebound against the Vancouver Canucks' goaltender, Roberto Luongo, to force a Game 7 in Vancouver after the Canucks had previously been leading the series 3-0. The Blackhawks ended up losing Game 7 in overtime. 
- 's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Ben Smith's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Ben Smith's NHL player profile
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