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Craig Smith
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: September 5, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: NSH / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (98th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoff Notes: - Leads the NHL in shots in the 2015 postseason (29). - Tallied three points (2g-1a) in Game Two to become the fourth Preds skater in franchise history to record a three-point playoff game. - Three points from tying the Preds record for playoff series points (Joel Ward, 4g-4a-8pts, 2011 WCS vs. VAN). NHL Playoff Notes: - Made his NHL playoff debut in Game Five of the 2012 Western Conference Quarterfinal versus Detroit. - Recorded his first postseason point/assist in Game One of the 2012 Western Conference Semifinal against the Coyotes. Additional Playoff/Championship Notes: - Named one of Team USA s three best players at the 2014 World Championship, the third time in four years he gained the honor. - In 2014, ranked fourth on Team USA in points (3g-5a-8pts) and tied for third in goals at the World Championship. - Has 30 points (10g-20a) in 29 career World Championship games played (2011-14).
USHL First All-Star Team (2009) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2010) Signed as a free agent by Kuopio (Finland), October 2, 2012.
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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday