|Born||March 24, 2000,|
Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada
|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
|NHL team (P)
|New Jersey Devils|
Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
|NHL Draft||17th overall, 2018|
New Jersey Devils
Ty Smith (born March 24, 2000) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman currently playing as the captain of the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL) while under contract with the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the first round, 17th overall, in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft by the Devils.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Smith was selected first overall by the Spokane Chiefs in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. In his rookie season with the Chiefs, Smith was named the team’s Rookie of the Year and Scholastic Player of the Year. The following year, Smith had a breakout season setting a new franchise record for most points in a single game by a defenseman and being named the WHL Scholastic Player of the Year. Smith was also named the Chiefs Defenseman of the Year.
On August 20, 2018, Smith signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils, who had drafted him 17th overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Smith attended the Devils training camp but was reassigned to the Chiefs on September 28. On October 24, Smith was named co-captain of the Chiefs alongside Jaret Anderson-Dolan.
International play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Canada|
|World Junior Championships|
|Gold||2020 Czech Republic|
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
|Gold||2017 Czech Republic/Slovakia|
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|First All-Star Team||2016|
|Telus Cup Top Defensive Player||2016|
|West First All-Star Team||2018, 2019|
|Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Trophy||2018|||
|Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy||2019, 2020|
|CHL Defenseman of the Year||2019|
References[edit | edit source]
- Ty Smith at eliteprospects.com.
- Chiefs Pick Defenseman Smith First Overall (May 7, 2015). Retrieved on June 23, 2018.
- Ty Smith Named WHL Scholastic Player of the Year (May 2, 2018). Retrieved on June 23, 2018.
- Devils sign defenseman Ty Smith to entry-level contract (August 20, 2018). Retrieved on August 22, 2018.
- New Jersey Devils return Ty Smith to Spokane Chiefs (September 28, 2018). Retrieved on October 24, 2018.
- Spokane Chiefs name Anderson-Dolan and Smith co-captains for 2018-19 season (October 23, 2018). Retrieved on October 24, 2018.
- Chiefs prospect Ty Smith to Captain Canada at 2016 WYOG (February 11, 2016). Retrieved on June 23, 2018.
- Smith Added To Team Canada Leadership Group (August 3, 2017). Retrieved on June 23, 2018.
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|Awards and achievements|
|New Jersey Devils first round draft pick
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