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Zack Smith

Zack Smith  #15

NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: April 5, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Maple Creek, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: OTT / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (79th overall)    Prospect Bio
Ranks 10th in franchise history with 167 consecutive games played for the club from 3/6/12 to 11/28/15 ... A pending RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 season, he is in the midst of the third of a four-year contract extension he signed with Ottawa on 9/5/12. 2014-15: Was limited to only 37 regular-season games primarily on account of sustaining a dislocated left wrist on Dec. 13 at Boston (3-2 SO win) and missing more than three consecutive months of action ... Played in the 300th game of his NHL career on Nov. 20 vs. Nashville (3-2 win) ... Reached 400 penalty minutes for his NHL career on Oct. 18 vs. Columbus (3-2 win). 2014-15 Season high: Face-offs: 6/9 (67%), Oct. 13 at Florida (1-0 win) Career game highs: Goals: 2 (3x) last: 4/4/14 vs Montreal (7-4 loss); Assists: 2, 1/30/13 vs Montreal (5-1 win); Points: 2 (6x) last: (2-0), 4/4/14 vs Montreal (7-4 loss)
Signed as a free agent by Frederikshavn (Denmark), November 26, 2012. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to wrist injury at Boston, December 13, 2014.
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You could feel it. You could feel that they were going after each other and trying to win the game for their team.

— Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals, in which Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby each scored hat tricks
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