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Derek Smith

Derek Smith  #27

NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: October 13, 1984
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Belleville, ON, Canada
Shoots: Left


Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL) on Oct. 20 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Oct.26 ... earned his first point of the season picking up an assist on Nov.1 ... had a season high 10:21 of ice time on Nov.12 ... assigned to Abbotsford on Dec.9 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Dec.21 ... assigned to Abbotsford on Jan.19 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Feb.19 ... assigned to Abbotsford Mar.5


Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, April 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 13, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to upper-body injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), July 28, 2014.
Quote of the Day

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