|Born||February 1, 1986
Frýdlant v Čechách, Czechoslovakia
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec
|National team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||9th overall, 2004
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Career[change | change source]
Before playing the NHL, Šmíd played 3 seasons with HC Bílí Tygři Liberec of the Czech Extraliga. He was drafted by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim with the 9th overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He spent 1 season with the Mighty Ducks AHL affiliate team, the Portland Pirates and was traded along with Joffrey Lupul and draft picks to the Edmonton Oilers for Chris Pronger on July 3, 2006. He played 8 seasons with the Oilers and was known as a shutdown defencemen when he was paired with Jeff Petry.
References[change | change source]
- "Ducks Name Scott Niedermayer Captain". Anaheim Ducks. http://ducks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=469469. Retrieved 2014-2-4.
- "Ladislav Smid and Jeff Petry got job done in leading roles on the Edmonton Oilers blueline". Edmonton Journal. http://blogs.edmontonjournal.com/2012/04/06/ladislav-smid-and-jeff-petry-got-job-done-in-leading-roles-on-the-edmonton-oilers-blueline/. Retrieved 2014-2-4.
- "Oilers trade Smid to Flames for prospects". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=690677. Retrieved 2014-2-4.