Ladislav Šmíd

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Ladislav Šmíd
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Born (1986-02-01) February 1, 1986 (age 34)
Frýdlant v Čechách, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Calgary Flames
Edmonton Oilers
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 9th overall, 2004
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 2002–present

Ladislav Šmíd (born February 1, 1986, in Frýdlant v Čechách, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech NHL ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Calgary Flames.

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.[1] He played 8 seasons with the Oilers and was known as a shutdown defencemen when he was paired with Jeff Petry.[2]

On November 8, 2013, the Oilers traded Šmíd along with Olivier Roy to the Calgary Flames for Roman Horák and Laurent Brossoit.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ducks Name Scott Niedermayer Captain". Anaheim Ducks. Retrieved 2014-2-4. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Ladislav Smid and Jeff Petry got job done in leading roles on the Edmonton Oilers blueline". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 2014-2-4. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Oilers trade Smid to Flames for prospects". NHL. Retrieved 2014-2-4. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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