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Ben Smith (RW)

Rockford IceHogs

Name: Ben Smith
Number: 21
Position: RW
Shoots: R
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Birthdate: 1988-07-11
Birth place: Avon, CT

Biography

2011-12 Season Notes

Named Rockford’s Man of the Year...Led the IceHogs with eight power play goals...Notched the overtime game-winning goal in Rockford’s 2-1 win at Oklahoma City on 1/13/12...Scored two goals and added an assist in Rockford’s 7-6 overtime loss at Peoria on 11/11/11...Scored the game-winning goal, added an assist and was the #1 Star of the Game in Rockford’s 5-3 win at Grand Rapids on 11/9/11...Had a goal and an assist in Rockford’s 6-4 win at Peoria on 10/28/11...Registered two goals in Rockford’s 6-2 loss against Texas on 10/25/11

2010-11 Season Notes

Scored the game-winning overtime goal in Chicago’s 4-3 win over Vancouver in Game 6 on 4/24/11...Notched two goals in Game 2 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Vancouver 4/15/11...Scored his first career NHL goal at Detroit on 4/8/11...Named Rockford’s Rookie of the Year...Scored the game-winning goal in Rockford’s 4-2 win at San Antonio on 4/5/11...Accumulated a goal and an assist in Rockford’s 5-1 win at Texas on 4/3/11...Scored a goal in his fourth straight game, Rockford’s lone regulation goal in their 2-1 shootout win at Hamilton on 3/9/11...Had his first career two-goal game on 3/8/11 at Toronto in Rockford’s 3-2 shootout loss...Turned in his first career multi-point game, chipping in 3a, on 1/8/11 in Rockford’s 6-0 win over Grand Rapids...Notched his first-career game-winning goal in Rockford’s 4-1 win at Milwaukee 12/28/10...Scored a short-handed goal on 11/24/10 against Lake Erie in Rockford’s 4-2 loss...Received first career NHL recall on 10/29/10 by the Blackhawks and made his NHL debut that night against Edmonton...Scored first career short-handed goal on 10/23/10 against Chicago

2009-10 Season Notes

Made his professional debut in Game 2 of the West Division Semifinals on 4/17/10 at Texas in Rockford’s 3-1 loss...Recorded a goal to help Boston College win the 2010 National Championship with a 5-0 win over Wisconsin...Named the Most Outstanding Player in the Frozen Four Tournament with four points (3g-1a)...Was the recipient of the Hockey East Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award...Notched three points (2g-1a) against Miami on 4/8/10...Scored a goal in seven straight contests for Boston College from 10/23/09 to 11/15/09.

Career Notes

Finished the 2007-08 season on a seven-game goal-scoring streak totaling 12 points (7g-6a)...Named to the All-Tournament team at the NCAA Frozen Four in 2007-08 after recording five points (2g-3a)...Earned the Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award at Boston College...Captured Hockey East Rookie of the Month honors for April during the 2006-07 season...Was a member of the 2005 U.S. Under-18 Select Team that finished fourth at the Under-18 Junior World Cup...Played for the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that finished second at the 2004 Under-17.

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2012-13 Regular Season Rockford IceHogs 54 27 20 47 17 134 13 0 0 0 0.000
2011-12 Regular Season Rockford IceHogs 38 15 16 31 2 83 10 0 1 0 0.000
2010-11 Regular Season Rockford IceHogs 63 19 12 31 -3 112 16 1 2 0 0.500
Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2010 Calder Cup Playoffs Rockford IceHogs 3 1 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0.000