The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent center Trevor Smith to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Smith, 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, played in 68 games with the Syracuse Crunch and Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League last season, recording 20 goals and 43 points. He also notched five power-play goals and one shorthanded goal.
A native of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Smith has skated in 282 career AHL games with the Crunch, Falcons and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He has registered 92 goals and 192 points with 157 penalty minutes. Smith has played in seven career NHL games, all with the New York Islanders during the 2008-09 season. He has one career goal.
Before going pro, Smith played two seasons at the University of New Hampshire. In 78 games he recorded 31 goals and 63 points. He went undrafted and signed as a free agent on April 7, 2007.