Ben Smith

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Ben Smith
Ben Smith - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Smith with the Blackhawks in December 2014
Born July 11, 1988 (1988-07-11) (age 26)
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Chicago Blackhawks
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 169th overall, 2008
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2009–present

Ben Smith (born July 11, 1988 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American NHL ice hockey right winger that currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks.

He has also played ice hockey in college at Boston College with the Eagles. He made his NHL debut with the Blackhawks on October 29, 2010 against the Edmonton Oilers. He scored 2 goals on April 15, 2011 against the Vancouver Canucks in his second NHL playoff game.

On April 24, 2011, Smith scored the overtime goal on a rebound by Niklas Hjalmarsson against the Vancouver Canucks' goaltender, Roberto Luongo, to force a Game 7 in Vancouver.[1] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[2]

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