Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/11/12
NHL Hockey: Stan Smyl Name: Stan Smyl Born: January 28, 1958 (age 54), Glendon, AB, CAN Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg) Position: Wing Shot: Right Played for: Vancouver Canucks National team: Canada NHL Draft: 40th overall, 1978, Vancouver Canucks Playing career: 1978–1991 The Original Retiree “The Steamer” Has there been a more iconic Vancouver Canuck? Stan Smyl was and still is one of the faces of Vancouver’s NHL franchise. At the time of his retirement, Smyl owned numerous Canucks records – 896 games, 262 goals and 411 assists all with the same club! He became the first Canucks player to have his jersey number retired as his #12 was raised to the rafters at the Pacific Coliseum on November 3, 1991. Smyl was born January 28, 1958 in Glendon, Alberta but made his mark on the West Coast of British Columbia at an early age. First he played in the British Columbia Junior Hockey League with the Bellingham Blazers where he would guide his team to the BC Championship...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Adrian Peterson confirms he will sign with Saints

The Warriors just trucked the Blazers with 8 threes, 45 points in the first quarter

Serena Williams fires back at Ilie Nastase’s racist comment about her child

Magic Johnson will represent the Lakers at NBA Draft Lottery

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes suspended, fined for throwing at Manny Machado

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Jerry Jones happy Tony Romo isn’t playing for another NFL team

George told teammates he has dreamed of playing for Lakers?

Westbrook takes shot at Rockets for laughing at Roberson

Report: Adrian Peterson, Saints 'closing in on a deal'

Richard Sherman shows up for voluntary workouts

Jabrill Peppers the latest star to test positive for diluted sample

NBA Weekend Awards: Who takes home the Wilt Chamberlain Trophy?

Everything you need for the 2017 NFL Draft

Where it went wrong: Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 exits

20 of the best NFL Draft red carpet looks

Getaway Day: Wild, wacky and weird week in MLB (and that's just the injuries)

11 names you need to know for the NFL Draft

Most inspirational sports movies, series and docs available for streaming

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Best of Yardbarker: David Fizdale and the Grizzlies won't go down quietly

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

NBA Weekend Awards: Who takes home the Wilt Chamberlain Trophy?

Everything you need for the 2017 NFL Draft

Where it went wrong: Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 exits

Getaway Day: Wild, wacky and weird week in MLB

11 names you need to know for the NFL Draft

Most inspirational sports movies, series and docs available for streaming

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker