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Reilly Smith | Winger | #19

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/1/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
College: Miami (Ohio)
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (69) / DAL
Contract: view contract details

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Reilly Smith scored a goal while posting an assist, two blocked shots and a minor penalty in Tuesday's overtime victory against the Sabres.
The goal was Smith's first of the season, but he now has four points over the past four games. Vegas is proving that they're not your typical NHL expansion team and you shouldn't be skeptical of using players from their secondary and tertiary scoring lines for fantasy purposes. Oct 18 - 1:58 AM

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Reilly Smith received a maintenance day on Wednesday.

It's not believed to be anything serious, but Smith blocked a shot Tuesday night against Colorado. He recorded an assist on a goal by Jonathan Marchessault and logged 17:23 of ice time in Vegas' 4-1 victory.
Sep 20 - 6:13 PM

Reilly Smith feels fortunate to have some familiar faces with him on the Vegas Golden Knights.

Former Florida head coach Gerard Gallant and assistant Mike Kelly will be behind the bench for the Golden Knights. Jonathan Marchessault was also with Smith on the Panthers. Additionally, Smith knows Cody Eakin from their time together in Dallas. "It's a very exciting experience at the same time, because you're going to be the first person to do something new for a great franchise, so I think everyone is looking at it in that type of excitement," said Smith. "It's going to be fun when we get everything started." He notched 25 goals and 50 points in 82 games with Florida when Gallant was in charge during the 2015-16 campaign.
Jul 27 - 6:13 PM

Reilly Smith has been acquired by Vegas from Florida.

The Golden Knights sent a 2018 fourth-round pick to the Panthers in the deal. Smith has a $5 million cap hit for the next five years. For accepting this trade the Golden Knights were permitted to select Marchessault in the expansion draft.
Jun 21 - 8:53 PM

Reilly Smith has reportedly been told that he will join the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Panthers will also lose last year's top goal-scorer Jonathan Marchessault to the NHL's newest franchise. Smith struggled in 2016-17 with only 37 points in 80 games.
Jun 21 - 6:52 PM

Reilly Smith found the back of the net in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Canadiens.

Smith cut Montreal's lead to 3-1 midway through the second period. The Panthers forward has now scored a goal in three of his last four contests, and he's up to 15 goals and 35 points in 75 games. Defenseman Michael Matheson also scored for the Panthers in the loss.
Mar 30 - 10:30 PM

Reilly Smith scored his 14th goal of the season Tuesday in a 3-2 loss to Toronto.

He got the Panthers on the board during the second period. Smith has registered three goals in the last five games, but this season has not been productive for him. He has only 34 points in 74 matches after he racked up 50 points in 2015-16.
Mar 29 - 10:30 AM

Reilly Smith snapped a 15-game goalless drought Tuesday night.

"He's been working hard. He's been playing good defensively, he just hasn't been getting many breaks," interim coach Tom Rowe said. "He could have had two or three [goals Tuesday], but it was good to see him get that one." Smith collected 10 assists during his goal slump. He has 31 points in 66 games this campaign.
Mar 16 - 8:54 AM

Reilly Smith skated with with Aleksander Barkov and Jaromir Jagr during Wednesday's practice.

Florida wants to shake things up because the team hasn't been getting many goals lately. Smith has one goal in the last 21 games, but a spot on the top line could help him get something going again.
Mar 9 - 10:28 AM

Florida coach Tom Rowe put much of the blame for Saturday night's 2-1 loss to Dallas on Reilly Smith, who left his check Jamie Benn alone on the winning goal.

Rarely does a coach blame an individual player for a loss, but Rowe seemed to do just that. "[Reimer] played great, but when the top guys are cheating for offense, it doesn’t help. It’s pretty simple,’’ Rowe spit out. "We’re not going to make the playoffs playing like that. … All I know is Reilly Smith is blowing the zone, doing exactly what he’s not supposed to do.’’ Yikes. If for some reason you are relying on Smith, we would bench him for now.
Mar 5 - 9:36 AM

Reilly Smith contributed an assist in a 2-1 win over St. Louis on Monday night.

He assisted on the game-winning goal by Vincent Trocheck in the dying seconds of the third period. Smith has one goal and five helpers in the last seven matches.
Feb 21 - 10:11 AM

Reilly Smith picked up a pair of helpers during Saturday's 7-4 win over the Predators.

Smith now has 12 assists and 22 points in 52 games this season. He likely won't make it four seasons in a row with at least 40 points, but now that the team is finally healthy he has a real chance to finish strong.
Feb 11 - 8:57 PM

Reilly Smith scored a power play goal in Friday's 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders.

Smith's goal cut the Islanders' lead to 3-2 in the third period, but that's as close as Florida would come to leveling the score. Vincent Trocheck and Keith Yandle picked up the assists on the goal. Smith has nine goals and nine assists in 42 games.
Jan 14 - 10:55 AM

Reilly Smith's power-play goal held up as the game winner on Monday night against New Jersey.

He opened the scoring late in the first period of Florida's 3-0 victory. Smith has eight markers and 17 points in 40 games this year.
Jan 10 - 10:05 AM

The Panthers will get Reilly Smith back against the Stars on Saturday.

The 25-year-old has posted seven goals and 15 points in 35 games this season with 27 hits to his credit as well. He's slated to skate to the right of Jonathan Marchessault and Vincent Trocheck on the team's second line.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 06:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Vadim Shipachyov
2Cody Eakin
3Erik Haula
4William Karlsson
5Tomas Nosek
6Reid Duke
7Mikhail Grabovski
LW1David Perron
2Jonathan Marchessault
3Oscar Lindberg
4William Carrier
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Alex Tuch
4Brendan Leipsic
5Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
6David Clarkson
D1Nate Schmidt
2Colin Miller
3Jason Garrison
4Brayden McNabb
5Deryk Engelland
6Luca Sbisa
7Jon Merrill
8Brad Hunt
9Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Malcolm Subban
3Oscar Dansk