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Ben Smith | Center | #18

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
College: Boston College
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (169) / CHI
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Ben Smith has inked a one-year contract worth $650,000 with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Smith skated in 36 games with the Leafs this season and he chipped in four points. He is expected to be exposed in the expansion draft by Toronto. May 2 - 1:06 PM

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Ben Smith, Martin Marincin and Alexey Marchenko are projected to be scratched against the Lightning on Thursday.

Smith has picked up two goals and four points in 36 games thus far. Marincin has seven points with 25 blocks and 27 hits in 25 games. Marchenko seen 11 games of action, posting two points with 14 hits and 15 blocks.
Apr 6 - 6:52 PM

Ben Smith didn't practice on Monday after he had wires removed from his hand.

He had surgery on his broken hand back in December. Smith has been a healthy scratch for the last three games and probably won't play Tuesday against Detroit either.
Mar 6 - 1:03 PM

Ben Smith will tag in for Tyler Bozak against Montreal on Saturday.

Through 38 games this season Smith has posted four points along with 26 hits and 39 blocks this season with the Leafs.
Feb 25 - 6:44 PM

Ben Smith (hand) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Frederik Gauthier has been sent to the AHL in a corresponding move. Smith last played on Dec. 17. He has two goals and three points in 28 contests this season.
Feb 2 - 5:18 PM

Ben Smith will have the pins removed from his surgically-repaired hand on Thursday.

It's still unclear when he will be available to return. Smith has been out of action since Dec. 17.
Jan 17 - 4:17 PM

Ben Smith underwent surgery on his hand Wednesday.

A timetable for his return is unclear at this time. The Maple Leafs also put him on injured reserve Wednesday.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 05:29:00 PM

Ben Smith (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He wasn't able to play Monday against Anaheim because of an upper-body injury. Smith has just two goals and one assist in 28 games this season, but he is a key part of Toronto's penalty kill.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 02:44:00 PM

Ben Smith (upper body) didn't practice Tuesday.

He wasn't able to play Monday night due to an upper-body injury and could be unavailable for Toronto's next two games.
Source: Toronto Sun
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Ben Smith is sidelined with an upper-body injury.

Smith has two goals and three points in 28 games this season. He will miss Monday's contest and is listed as day-to-day beyond that.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 11:22:00 AM

Ben Smith scored his second goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Minnesota.

Smith didn't have a point in his previous 11 contests. He has posted three points in 23 appearances this year.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 09:04:00 AM

Ben Smith will be scratched against the Penguins on Saturday night.

Through nine games Smith has two points with seven hits and nine blocks. Or not very much fantasy value at all.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 06:53:00 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have claimed Ben Smith off of waivers.

Smith had no points and a minus-two rating in four games with Colorado. The veteran forward will likely get a fourth line role in Toronto and he's expected to help on the penalty kill.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 12:36:00 PM

The Colorado Avalanche waived Ben Smith.

Originally drafted in 2008 in the sixth round by Chicago, Smith has managed just 201 career NHL games. Suffice it to say, he offers little in fantasy.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 12:32:00 PM

Ben Smith will be a healthy scratch in Colorado's game against Washington on Tuesday night.

After defeating the Penguins last night, the Avs will make one change to their lineup and it's Smith coming out for veteran Cody McLeod. Defenseman Eric Gelinas is also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 06:53:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Brian Boyle
5Ben Smith
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Leo Komarov
3Josh Leivo
4Eric Fehr
5Zach Hyman
6Matt Martin
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1Mitch Marner
2William Nylander
3Connor Brown
4Nikita Soshnikov
5Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Connor Carrick
5Matt Hunwick
6Roman Polak
7Alexey Marchenko
8Martin Marincin
9Stephane Robidas
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney