Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

April 12, 2007 16:59 ET

Senators Sign Free Agent Defenceman Derek Smith

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2007) - Ottawa Senators general manager John Muckler today announced the club has signed prospect Derek A. Smith to a two-year free agent contract.

The 23 year-old defenceman has played the last three seasons with the Lake Superior State University Lakers of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.

The Belleville, Ont., native tied for the team lead with 30 points in 43 games this season. Smith's 30 points placed him second in CCHA scoring among defenceman.

DEREK A. SMITH, Defenceman, Shoots left, 6'1", 195 lbs.

Born: October 13, 1984 (Belleville, Ont.)

Drafted: Not drafted



Regular season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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2002-03 Wellington
Dukes OPJHL 21 6 10 16 26 - - - - -
2003-04 Wellington
Dukes OPJHL 44 8 26 34 34 - - - - -
2004-05 Lake Superior
State Univ. NCAA 38 1 4 5 28 - - - - -
2005-06 Lake Superior
State Univ. NCAA 36 2 8 10 18 - - - - -
2006-07 Lake Superior
State Univ. NCAA 43 10 20 30 10 - - - - -

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