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Derek Smith

Position: C/LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 180 lbs. (82 kg)

Born: July 31, 1954 in Quebec City, Quebec
Draft: Buffalo, 10th round (168th overall), 1974 NHL Amateur

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1976-77 22 BUF NHL 5 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-78 23 BUF NHL 36 3 3 6 -4 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 12.0
1978-79 24 BUF NHL 43 14 12 26 -5 8 11 3 0 0 8 4 0 85 16.5
1979-80 25 BUF NHL 79 24 39 63 33 16 16 8 0 3 28 11 0 137 17.5
1980-81 26 BUF NHL 69 21 43 64 14 12 10 11 0 2 26 17 0 166 12.7
1981-82 27 TOT NHL 61 9 15 24 -4 12 9 0 0 0 14 1 0 97 9.3
1981-82 27 BUF NHL 12 3 1 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 20.0
1981-82 27 DET NHL 49 6 14 20 -4 10 6 0 0 0 13 1 0 82 7.3
1982-83 28 DET NHL 42 7 4 11 -7 12 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 50 14.0
6 yrs BUF NHL 244 65 98 163 37 38 43 22 0 5 66 32 0 428 15.2
2 yrs DET NHL 91 13 18 31 -11 22 12 1 0 0 17 1 0 132 9.8
Career NHL 335 78 116 194 26 60 55 23 0 5 83 33 0 560 13.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1976-77 22 BUF NHL 5 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1977-78 23 BUF NHL 36 2 0.08 0.08 0.17 0.07 0.00 0.69 3 3 6 2 9 1 12 0 -4 -0.7 0.4 -0.4
1978-79 24 BUF NHL 43 11 0.33 0.28 0.60 0.26 0.19 1.98 12 10 22 9 35 9 32 1 -5 1.4 0.4 1.8
1979-80 25 BUF NHL 79 24 0.30 0.49 0.80 0.31 0.20 1.73 20 33 53 20 102 33 36 0 33 3.6 1.7 5.3
1980-81 26 BUF NHL 69 23 0.30 0.62 0.93 0.34 0.17 2.41 16 33 49 18 99 41 44 0 14 3.2 1.3 4.5
1981-82 27 TOT NHL 61 9 0.15 0.25 0.39 0.15 0.20 1.59 6 11 17 6 43 7 44 4 -4 -0.3 0.8 0.5
1981-82 27 BUF NHL 12 2 0.25 0.08 0.33 0.16 0.17 1.25 2 1 3 1 9 2 8 1 0 0.0 0.2 0.1
1981-82 27 DET NHL 49 7 0.12 0.29 0.41 0.15 0.20 1.67 4 10 14 5 34 5 36 3 -4 -0.3 0.6 0.4
1982-83 28 DET NHL 42 5 0.17 0.10 0.26 0.12 0.29 1.19 6 3 9 4 24 2 31 2 -7 -0.4 0.4 0.0
6 yrs BUF NHL 244 63 0.27 0.40 0.67 0.26 0.16 1.75 53 80 133 51 254 86 133 2 37 7.2 4.0 11.2
2 yrs DET NHL 91 12 0.14 0.20 0.34 0.13 0.24 1.45 10 13 23 9 58 7 67 5 -11 -0.6 1.0 0.4
Career NHL 335 75 0.23 0.35 0.58 0.22 0.18 1.67 63 93 156 60 312 93 200 7 26 6.6 5.0 11.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 21 BUF NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-78 23 BUF NHL 8 3 3 6 7 3 0 0 0
1979-80 25 BUF NHL 13 5 7 12 4 2 3 0 1
1980-81 26 BUF NHL 8 1 4 5 2 0 1 0 0
Career NHL 30 9 14 23 13 5 4 0 1

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1971-72 17 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 53 6 11 17 10
1972-73 18 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 63 52 46 98 32
1973-74 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 69 47 45 92 40
1974-75 20 Charlotte Checkers SHL 4 4 3 7 0
1974-75 20 Hershey Bears AHL 64 11 16 27 10
1975-76 21 Hershey Bears AHL 67 28 32 60 14
1976-77 22 Hershey Bears AHL 65 31 31 62 20
1977-78 23 Hershey Bears AHL 5 2 2 4 2
1982-83 28 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 11 6 4 10 2
1983-84 29 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 61 16 29 45 10
Career 6 Seasons AHL 273 94 114 208 58
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 185 105 102 207 82
Career 1 Season SHL 4 4 3 7 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1971-72 17 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 18 2 4 6 22
1972-73 18 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 9 3 4 7 6
1973-74 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 7 0 5 5 0
1974-75 20 Hershey Bears AHL 11 7 3 10 0
1975-76 21 Hershey Bears AHL 10 4 5 9 4
1976-77 22 Hershey Bears AHL 6 3 1 4 2
1982-83 28 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 6 1 2 3 0
1983-84 29 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 10 1 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons AHL 43 16 11 26 6
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 34 5 13 18 28

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Derek Smith 5.3 4.5 1.8 0.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.4
Andrew McBain 88.5 5.3 5.0 1.6 0.5 0.3 -0.3 -0.3
Dave Lumley 87.2 5.1 4.1 1.6 0.9 0.2 -0.1 -0.3
Ulf Nilsson 86.9 5.8 4.6 2.2 0.3
Don Marcotte 85.9 4.8 4.8 1.2 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Brock Nelson 85.2 4.9 2.3
Joey Johnston 83.8 5.1 4.1 1.7 1.4 -0.1 -0.5
Anders Kallur 82.4 5.4 3.9 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Bryan Bickell 82.1 4.1 3.0 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.1
Jim Campbell 81.9 4.6 4.4 2.0 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0
Brett Callighen 80.7 4.8 4.5 1.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Derek Smith 5.3 4.5 1.8 0.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.4
Ulf Nilsson 86.9 5.8 4.6 2.2 0.3
Brock Nelson 85.2 4.9 2.3
Joey Johnston 83.8 5.1 4.1 1.7 1.4 -0.1 -0.5
Anders Kallur 82.4 5.4 3.9 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Andrew McBain 82.1 5.3 5.0 1.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.3
Jim Campbell 81.3 4.6 4.4 2.0 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brett Callighen 80.7 4.8 4.5 1.1
Patric Kjellberg 80.0 4.5 4.0 1.6 0.8 0.6 -0.3
Michel Ouellet 78.8 4.9 4.8 2.8 0.0
Patrick O'Sullivan 78.0 5.1 3.7 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.0

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

December 2, 1981: Traded to Detroit by Buffalo with Danny Gare and Jim Schoenfeld for Mike Foligno, Dale McCourt and Brent Peterson, December 2, 1981.

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