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Jerred Smithson
Jerred Smithson
Center
(JEHR-rehd SMIHTH-suhn)
Number: 25
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 209
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 4, 1979
Birthplace: Vernon, BC, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 22, 2004.
2009-10: Set a career high in goals (9)… Scored a team-high two of the team’s five shorthanded goals, moving into fifth on the franchise’s all-time shorthanded points list (5g-4a), and into a tie for sixth on the man-down goals list... Led club forwards in average shorthanded ice time (2:12) and hits (84)… Led the team, and ranked among the League’s Top 20, in face-off efficiency among those taking at least 500 draws (301-548, 54.9%)… Also paced Nashville skaters in shooting percentage (16.7%)… Set a career high in average ice time (13:58)… Tied a career high in penalty minutes (54)… Scored goals in back-to-back games twice in less than two months (Oct. 29-31 and Dec. 15-17) after doing so once in his first six seasons in the league (Oct. 25-27, 2007)… Missed 13 games due to injury. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all six of the team’s contests… Scored his first career playoff goal into an empty net in Game One... Led the team in face-off winning percentage (30-48, 62.5%).

2008-09: One of five Predators to play in a career-high 82 games… Paced club forwards in average shorthanded time on ice (2:50) and hits (career high, 140)… Also notched a career high in shots (74)… Tied a personal best in assists (9)… Collected 10 (3g-7a) of his 13 points (77%) on home ice… Ranked second among Nashville forwards in blocked shots (50)… Played in his 300th career NHL game on Feb. 19 vs. St. Louis.

2007-08: Established a career high in points (16)… Tied a personal best in assists (9)… Was one of just two Nashville skaters to appear in a team-high 81 games… Led Nashville forwards in average shorthanded time on ice (2:43) and hits (128)… Registered a point on five of the club’s seven shorthanded goals (2g-3a), good for second on the franchise’s single-season shorthanded scoring list… Ranked second on the team in face-off winning percentage (298-572, 52.1%)… Scored the game-winning goal in back-to-back games on Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta and Oct. 27 vs. Florida creating his first NHL goal-scoring streak and tying his career high for game-winning goals in a campaign. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all six of the club’s postseason games… Averaged 16:37 per game, a 4:30 increase from his regular-season total… Ranked second on the club in average shorthanded time on ice (3:43).

2006-07: Led Nashville forwards in shorthanded ice time per game (3:23)… Ranked second on the club in face-off winning percentage (237-420, 56.4%)… Scored his first career shorthanded goal on Dec. 7 at Los Angeles. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all five of Nashville’s WCQ games vs. San Jose… Ranked second on the Predators in face-off winning percentage (20-36, 55.6%).

2005-06:
Posted career-highs in assists (9) and penalty minutes (54). Prior to the 2005-06 season, he had totaled three assists in 30 career NHL games… Tied for third on the club with a career-high +9 rating… His first NHL goal was the game-winner on Dec. 1 vs. Minnesota… Opened the year with Milwaukee (AHL) and was recalled to Nashville on Nov. 7 for the rest of the season. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in three of Nashville’s five playoff games… Made his NHL playoff debut on April 21 vs. San Jose.

CAREER NOTES:
Tied for the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL) team lead in games played (80) in 2004-05… Won 64% (55-86) of his draws in eight games with Los Angeles in 2003-04… Led Manchester (AHL) with a +16 rating in 2002-03… Finished second on Manchester with 78 games played in 2001-02… Limited by injury to 24 AHL games and three ECHL tilts in his first pro season (2000-01).

AMATEUR: Played five WHL seasons (1995-2000) with Calgary, registering 47 goals and 64 assists (47g-64a-111pts) in 319 games… Helped the Hitmen capture the WHL championship in 1998-99.

BACKGROUND: Nickname “Smithers”... Spends his summers in Vernon, B.C… Favorites include U2 and Our Lady Peace (musicians), Dallas (NHL city to visit), Ken’s Sushi (Nashville Restaurant) and Hawaii (vacation spot)… Favorite players growing up were Doug Gilmour and Keith Primeau… Best friend in the NHL is Anaheim’s George Parros… Enjoys Nashville for its friendly people and dedicated hockey fans.

TRANSACTIONS: July 22, 2004 – Signed as a free agent by Nashville… Feb. 18, 2000 – Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles.




 
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33