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DEREK SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flames’ Smith signs in Swiss league

After five NHL seasons and nearly 100 games played, Derek Smith is on his way to Europe. The former Ottawa and Calgary defenseman has signed with ZSC Lions of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Monday. Smith, 29, split last season between the Flames and their AHL affiliate in Abbotsford, appearing in 14 big-league contests while proving to be a good offensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Ashton faces hearing over hit on Flames' Smith

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton will have a conference call hearing on Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety over his hit on Calgary Flames defenceman Derek Smith. During Wednesday night's game in Calgary, Ashton drove Smith into the boards from behind.
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames sign D Smith for 2 years, $1.55M (AP)

The Calgary Flames have re-signed defenseman Derek Smith to a $1.55 million, two-year contract. The Flames announced the deal Wednesday. Smith is currently sidelined with a high ankle sprain. He has two goals and eight assists in 32 games this season. Smith originally signed as a free agent with the Flames on July 13, 2011.
Via Yahoo! Sports
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames D Smith out 6-to-8 weeks with ankle injury

Calgary Flames defenseman Derek Smith will be sidelined six-to-eight weeks with a high ankle sprain. Smith had been playing well of late, recording eight points in 15 games in December. The 27-year-old Ontario native has collected two goals, eight assists and 12 penalty minutes this season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Kipper shutout scores Calgary the first back-to-back win of the season

D-man Derek Smith scored his first-ever NHL goal in last minute of the 1st, leaving Nashville scrambling to match the Flames throughout 40 minutes. But time-and-time again Miikka shuts the door on all 26 — giving the star net-minder his first recorded shutout of the season. And though it was a quiet and conservative play [...]
Via Red Mile
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Smith helps Flames beat Oilers

Derek Smith tied it early in the third period and helped set up Mikael Backlund's power-play winner with 9:35 left in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Via MSNBC
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Predators fall to Flames 1-0, suffer first shutout of season

Derek Smith scored with only 1:10 remaining in the first period to give the Calgary Flames a 1-0 lead over the Nashville Predators. It would be all the Flames needed as Miikka Kiprusoff picked up his first shutout of the season. It was the first NHL goal for Smith. In 27 career NHL games prior to Tuesday night’s contest, Smith has picked up 2 assists. The goal came in his 17th...
Via Inside Smashville
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Predators blanked by Flames 1-0

CALGARY (AP) -- Defenseman Derek Smith scored his first NHL goal and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 26 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Calgary Flames beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 Tuesday night. Smith scored the game's only goal with 1:10 left in the first period. Rookie defenseman T.J. Brodie skated in from the point and sent a perfect pass through the slot to...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Flames 1, Predators 0

Defenseman Derek Smith scored his first NHL goal and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 26 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Calgary Flames beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 Tuesday night. Smith scored the game's only goal with 1:10 left in the first period. Rookie defenseman T.J. Brodie skated in from the point and sent a perfect pass through the slot to Smith, who neatly...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Smith's first NHL goal gives Flames shutout win over Predators

Defenseman Derek Smith scored his first NHL goal and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 26 shots for his first shutout of the season as the Calgary Flames beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 Tuesday.
Via CBSSports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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