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Des Smith

Des Smith  #11

Defenseman
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: February 22, 1914
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Left
Brother of Rodger Father of Brian and Gary Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, October 7, 1937. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 14, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, May 15, 1939. Traded to Boston by Chicago for Jack Portland, January 27, 1940.
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Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center