Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 6, that the club has assigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to the Iowa Wild, AHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild.
Smith appeared in three preseason games for Boston this year, yielding a 1-0-1 record with a 2.02 goals against average and .922 save percentage.
The 26-year-old netminder played in 39 regular season games for Providence during the 2014-15 season accruing a 22-11-5 record, 2.05 goals against average and a .933 save percentage.
At the American Hockey League level, Smith has a record of 109-71-15 in 204 regular season games, recording a career 2.41 goals against average and .916 save percentage.
Smith played four seasons in the Predators organization from 2009-13 before signing with Columbus as a free agent on July 5, 2013. He played one season in the Blue Jackets organization with their AHL affiliate in Springfield.
The 6-0, 173-pound native of Detroit, Michigan played three full seasons of junior hockey with Plymouth and Niagara of the Ontario Hockey League, winning an OHL championship with Plymouth in 2007. Nashville’s second pick, 54th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft turned pro in 2009-10, spending most of that season with the ECHL Cincinnati Cyclones where he won a Kelly Cup championship while being named co-MVP of that post-season.