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Ryan Smyth

Ryan Smyth  #94

Left Wing
NUMBER: 94 BIRTHDATE: February 21, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Banff, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 191 DRAFTED: EDM / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)

CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2013-14 season

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:

-Surpassed the 1,250 game mark

-Broke into the Top 100 on the NHL’s all-time goal scoring list with 386 career goals (99th overall)

-Tied Glenn Anderson for 1st in Oilers all-time power play goals (126) on Mar. 6th vs. NYI

2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:

- He is the Edmonton Oilers Nominee for the Masterton Trophy for the 2012-13 season

- Scored 1st goal of the season Feb. 4 vs. VAN- Played a season high 22:35 of ice time Feb. 23 vs. PHX

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

-Played for Team Canada at the 2006 Olympics in Torino and won gold at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City

- Played for Team Canada at the World Hockey Championships in 2010, 2005 (captain/wonsilver), 2004 (captain/won gold), 2003 (captain/won gold), 2002 (captain), 2001 (captain), 2000 and 1999

- Won gold with Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship in 1995

- Won gold with Team Canada in 2004 at the World Cup of Hockey


 

Brother of Kevin WHL East Second All-Star Team (1995) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Traded to NY Islanders by Edmonton for Ryan O'Marra, Robert Nilsson and NY Islanders' 1st round choice (Alex Plante) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2007. Traded to Los Angeles by Colorado for Kyle Quincey, Tom Preissing and Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Luke Walker) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 3, 2009. Traded to Edmonton by Los Angeles for Colin Fraser and Edmonton's 7th round choice (later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Dmitri Sinitsyn) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 26, 2011. Officially announced his retirement, April 11, 2014.
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