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Ben Smith  #21

San Jose Sharks  Right Wing
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: July 11, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Winston-Salem, NC, United States
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: CHI / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (169th overall)    Prospect Bio
Acquired by the Sharks on Mar. 2 from CHI 2014-15: Registered an assist, +1 rating, and was a perfect 8 for 8 (100%) from the faceoff circle on Apr. 1 vs. COL Scored a goal on Mar. 29 at PIT Picked up an assist on Mar. 9 vs. PIT Had a two-point night (1g, 1a), a +2 rating, 70% from the faceoff circle, and logged 17:10 of ice time in his first game with the Sharks on Mar. 2 vs. MTL .
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2008, 2010) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (2010)
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There's standards that this team is going to play to and there are expectations. We're going to hold these guys accountable to high standards.

— Coach Dave Lowry on Canada's junior team, the defending IIHF World Junior champions