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Off the Ice: Gemel Smith

by Dana Swann / Dallas Stars


Height: 5 feet 11 inches

Weight: 164 pounds

Shoots: Left

Birthday: April 16, 1994

Hometown: Toronto, ON, Canada
2012 Entry Draft by Dallas (4th Round/104th Overall)

Sport I would like to play in the Summer Olympics
: Basketball

Favorite Basketball player: Lebron James

Before games, I always have to: Stretch in the same spot at the rink

One thing I can’t travel without: My iPod

What you’d find on my playlist: A mixture of everything from country and rap to rock and techno

What I’d be doing if I weren’t playing Hockey: Pursuing a basketball career. I played a lot growing up, and I am a big basketball fan.

One famous person I’d like to meet: Lil’ Wayne

One thing my roommate at Development Camp would say about me: I take the longest to get ready. I have to check my laptop before I do anything. Then I lay in bed five extra minutes when he’s all ready.

One thing I have enjoyed about Development Camp: Meeting a lot of the guys and getting to know them better

What I am looking forward to this summer: Having some family time at home in Toronto

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