Ben Smith – Left Wing
DOB: 07/11/1988 Ht: 5’11 Wt: 205
Drafted: 6th round (169th overall) in 2008 – Boston College
Smith is likely to make the NHL roster as a full-time player for the 2013-14 season. In 54 games with Rockford during the 2012-13 season, Smith posted 47 points (27 goals, 20 assists). He scored a goal in his one NHL contest during the 2013 season, and appeared in one game of the Stanley Cup Final (in place of Marian Hossa).
He won the 2010 Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player Award at Boston College. Signed April 19, 2010 and scored first NHL goal on April 8, 2011.