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Ladislav Smid | Defenseman

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 209
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The Calgary Flames placed defenseman Ladislav Smid on injured reserve on Saturday.
He appears to have been shaken up by a hit via Pittsburgh Penguins blueliner Simon Despres. There's no word on the exact extent of his upper-body injury, though going on IR keeps him out for some time. Dec 13 - 5:15 PM

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Ladislav Smid left Friday night's game during the first period in Pittsburgh after he received what looked like a forearm to his chin from Simon Despres.

"It looked like a forearm or something to the head," said Flames Captain Mark Giordano. Smid was hunched over attempting to play the puck behind the offensive goal line when Despres met him. There was no penalty called on the play. Smid played only 8:33.
Source: Cam Tucker
Dec 13 - 1:04 AM

Ladislav Smid is a healthy scratch on Thursday.

The Flames are in Buffalo, but they have decided to sit Smid. The 28-year-old has one assist and a minus-9 rating in 27 games this season. Matt Stajan and Brian McGrattan are also scratched for Calgary tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 11 - 7:21 PM

Ladislav Smid (personal) rejoined the Flames in time for Tuesday's game.

Smid missed Saturday's contest due to the issue. He has an assist and 13 penalty minutes in 23 games in 2014-15.
Dec 3 - 5:17 PM

Ladislav Smid has returned to Calgary for personal reasons according to head coach Bob Hartley.

No details were given as to why Smid left Arizona. He obviously won't be in the lineup against the Coyotes tonight.
Nov 29 - 2:15 PM

Ladislav Smid (upper body) will rejoin the Flames on Saturday.

Smid missed Thursday's game due to the ailment. He has an assist in 14 contests this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 8 - 9:44 AM

Ladislav Smid (mouth) took part in Calgary's season opener.

Smid needed to have a few teeth pulled in late September due to an infection, but it's not surprising that he was available for the start of 2014-15. He had two shots on goal and a minus-one rating in 16:10 minutes of ice time.
Oct 10 - 12:55 AM

Ladislav Smid is back skating after spending time in the dentist's chair.

Smid suffered through an infected tooth that apparently was so bad that the dentist needed to extract a few teeth including the infected one. Smid should be ready for opening night but should not be on your fantasy radar unless you need penalty minutes from a defenseman as he should pick up only 8-12 points.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sep 28 - 6:37 AM

Ladislav Smid suffered an upper-body injury in Friday's game versus the New York Rangers.

He exited the contest after playing just 5:36 of ice time. He isn't expected to play when Calgary begins their road trip on Sunday in Ottawa.
Mar 29 - 5:06 PM

Ladislav Smid scored his first goal as a member of the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.

Calgary got Smid from Edmonton in November. He's a defensive defenseman, so it's rare for him to find the back of the net. In fact, he has just 12 goals in 522 career contests.
Mar 14 - 9:26 AM

Ladislav Smid returned to practice on Sunday after participating in the Olympic Games.

Smid played for the Czech Republic and was eliminated in the quarter-finals by the United States. "Awesome experience," Smid said. "Obviously, disappointed we lost in the quarter-finals, but overall it was a dream come true. I dreamt about it since I was little — to represent my country. It finally happened. I'm really proud of it. A lot of emotional games. I'm glad I went through it." Smid has only one goal and four points with 64 penalty minutes this season.
Feb 24 - 5:17 AM

Ladislav Smid suited up as the Czech Republic's seventh defenseman during Wednesday's loss to Sweden.

He didn't get any playing time during the 4-2 loss. Smid suffered a lower-body injury before heading to Sochi, but that's probably not the reason why he didn't get any shifts in the contest.
Feb 12 - 3:01 PM

Ladislav Smid suffered a lower-body injury in Saturday's game against Philadelphia, but he's still going to Sochi.

That suggests that the ailment isn't serious even though he didn't play in the third period. Smid is set to represent the Czech Republic at the Winter Games.
Feb 8 - 6:29 PM

Ladislav Smid (undisclosed) returned to action on Tuesday January 28.

Smid wasn't available for Friday's game. He logged 16:26 minutes and had a plus-three rating in his return.
Jan 29 - 1:29 AM

Ladislav Smid (undisclosed) took part in Monday's practice.

Smid skipped Friday's contest and had missed three consecutive practices. However, he felt a lot better on Monday and is optimistic about his chances of returning Tuesday night.
Jan 28 - 9:12 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Max Reinhart
3Matt Stajan
4Markus Granlund
5Mikael Backlund
6Paul Byron
7Sam Bennett
LW1Curtis Glencross
2Johnny Gaudreau
3Brandon Bollig
4Mason Raymond
5Lance Bouma
RW1Jiri Hudler
2Josh Jooris
3David Jones
4Joe Colborne
5Brian McGrattan
D1Mark Giordano
2Dennis Wideman
3T.J. Brodie
4Kris Russell
5Ladislav Smid
6Raphael Diaz
7Deryk Engelland
8Corey Potter
G1Jonas Hiller
2Karri Ramo