Doug Smith (ice hockey)

Doug Smith (born May 17, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian retired former professional ice hockey player who played for the Los Angeles Kings, Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins over the course of his career. He was selected second overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.

Doug Smith
Born (1963-05-17) May 17, 1963 (age 57)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Buffalo Sabres
Edmonton Oilers
Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1981
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1981–1992

Smith suffered a career-ending injury to his neck, rendering him a quadriplegic. He relearned how to walk again and forged himself a new career in business. He has 2 sisters: Carey Smith and Tracy Smith.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1978–79 Nepean Raiders CJHL 24 24 17 41 18
1979–80 Ottawa 67s OMJHL 64 23 34 57 45
1980–81 Ottawa 67s OHL 54 45 56 101 61
1981–82 Ottawa 67s OHL 1 1 2 3 17
1981–82 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 16 14 30 64 10 3 2 5 11
1982–83 Los Angeles Kings NHL 42 11 11 22 12
1983–84 Los Angeles Kings NHL 72 16 20 36 28
1984–85 Los Angeles Kings NHL 62 21 20 41 58 3 1 0 1 4
1985–86 Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 8 9 17 56
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 30 10 11 21 73
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62 16 24 40 106
1986–87 Rochester Americans AHL 15 5 6 11 35
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 70 9 19 28 117 1 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 19 1 1 2 9
1988–89 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 24 11 11 22 69
1988–89 Vancouver Canucks NHL 10 3 4 7 4 4 0 0 0 6
1989–90 Vancouver Canucks NHL 30 3 4 7 72
1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 10 1 1 2 25
1990–91 EC VSV AUT 42 33 36 69 200
1991–92 VEU Feldkirch AUT 30 15 13 28 93
NHL totals 535 115 138 253 624 18 4 2 6 21

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Preceded by
Jim Fox
Los Angeles Kings first round draft pick
1981
Succeeded by
Craig Redmond