Leafs recall Jerred Smithson

Jerred Smithson, come on back, Trevor Smith, take a rest. With Smith suffering a broken bone in his hand Tuesday and being moved to the injured reserve list, the Leafs are down three centres, counting David Bolland (ankle) and Tyler Bozak (oblique muscle). That prompted a call to the Marlies on Wednesday afternoon, telling Smithson to leave the team on the eve of their road match...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Augello: Defensive Decisions, Interview With Bill Watters; Leafs Vs Devils

The Toronto Maple Leafs emerge from a five day respite with reshuffled forward lines to compensate for injuries to Tyler Bozak and Dave Bolland and a fully healthy blueline as they face the New Jersey Devils at Air Canada Center Friday night. Toronto will move James van Riemsdyk to center between Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul, while recently added faceoff specialist Jerred Smithson...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Sign Smithson by   Bradshaw Furlong

After losing Tyler Bozak and Dave Bolland for an extended period of time, the Maple Leafs have found their (short term) savior at centre as they have signed veteran Jerred Smithson. Smithson was already on a PTO with the Toronto Marlies. Smithson, who is now 34 years old, has played 588 career games and amassed 96 points (39-57) and 354 [...]
Via The Hockey House
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

VIEWING PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT: Spend opening night with us!

A week from tonight, the Nashville Predators kick off their 2013-14 campaign against the Blues in St. Louis. What better way to put last season behind you than to watch the opener with 100 of your closest, rowdiest friends while eating some great food and winning some great prizes? You can do just that at Brewhouse South at 1855 Galleria Blvd in Franklin on Thursday, October 3. We’ve...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings 4, Oilers 1

Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings kept moving forward in the Western Conference playoff race with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Mike Richards and Slava Voynov also scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who have won five of seven to climb back into fourth place in the West. Carter scored...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire C Smithson from Panthers

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired veteran forward Jerred Smithson from the Florida Panthers for a fourth-round draft pick. Smithson has 38 goals and 57 assists in parts of 10 NHL seasons with Los Angeles, Nashville and Florida. He had two goals and three assists in 35 games with the Panthers this season. Oilers coach Ralph Krueger says Wednesday that Smithson brings the team size...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers send Smithson to Oilers for pick

The youth movement for the Florida Panthers continued Wednesday the NHL's trade deadline as general manager Dale Tallon announced a handful of moves based on young talent. In the Panthers' lone trade at the deadline, they sent 34-year-old center Jerred Smithson to the Oilers in exchange for a fourth-round pick in June's draft. Smithson had six points in 51 games this...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers Acquire Smithson by   Jack Weber

Finally, we’re starting to see some (minor) deals today. The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Jerred Smithson from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Edmonton’s fourth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. For the Panthers, they obviously don’t appear to be heading to the playoffs this year, and Smithson will be an unrestricted free agent [...]
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Trades Jerred Smithson To Edmonton

Jerred Smithson from FLA to EDM for a draft pick, believed to be a fourth round pick. #tradecentre — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 3, 2013
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Gaustad: Two for the Price of One…Plus $550,000

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images With the amount of clamoring and complaining about Paul Gaustad’s signing with the Nashville Predators, it behooves me to bring to light exactly what Paul Gaustad brings to the Predators organization and where that $3.25M per year is going.. Paul Gaustad’s contract has been the other talk in a time of Suter permeation of all Predator fans...
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July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Prototypical Predators lead the way in win over Jets…

When you think of prototypical Nashville Predator players you think of guys like Matt Halischuk, Gabriel Bourque and the recently-departed Jerred Smithson. Guys that will do anything and everything to help their team win, never taking a shift off and always paying attention to the little details that are often overlooked. On the back of Halischuk and Bourque, the Preds beat the...
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers try to turn things around vs. Ottawa

The Florida Panthers are hoping to put a couple of poor games behind them. Getting back on track could prove difficult with the Ottawa Senators coming to town. The Panthers try to snap a nine-game winless streak versus the Senators, who have a chance to post three consecutive road shutouts for the first time in franchise history Sunday night. Two days after an embarrassing 7-0...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul McCann: Game Night in Florida

After a couple of days of rest, recuperation and integration of new players into the lineup, the Nashville Predators are back in action tonight, taking on the Florida Panthers. The Panthers feature ex-Preds Jerred Smithson, Scottie Upshall, Marcel Goc and Mike Santorelli, all finding homes in South Florida. The Panthers are battling for a playoff spot, an unusual situation in...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 65: Nashville @ Florida – Systems Integration

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images This is the only meeting between the Nashville Predators and the Florida Panthers. Both teams are deep into the playoff hunt with Florida 3rd in the Eastern Conference with the division lead and Nashville holding firm in 5th place in the West. Nashville will see a few familiar faces tonight as the Florida Panthers boast some former Predator...
Via The Predatorial
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Morning Skate: Game 65 at Florida

6:30 PM CT – Predators (37-20-7) @ Panthers (30-21-12)Players to watch:NSH- Colin WilsonWilson has arguably been the Predators’ best forward over the last six games. In that time he has four goals and is playing solid two-way hockey.FLA- Wojtek WolskiAlong with former Predator Jerred Smithson, Wolski was a deadline addition for Florida. He is skating on the second line and...
Via Smashville 24/7
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview #65: Predators visit Florida to play Panthers

Season Records Nashville Predators 37-20-7 Florida Panthers 30-21-12   The Nashville Predators will try to get back to their winning ways on Saturday night when they take on the Florida Panthers. The Panthers lead the Southeast Division with 72 points. Both teams are coming off losses. On Monday night, the Predators lost 4-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes. On Thursday, the Panthers...
Via Inside Smashville
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss


REACTION FROM NASHVILLE (by Former Preds fourth line center Jerred Smithson was dealt to the Florida Panthers last week because, quite frankly, he had been passed up by younger guys with higher offensive upside. The removal of Smithson from the lineup, however, meant that there was a serious need for a face-off specialist and a solid penalty killer. Enter Paul Gaustad...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

TRADE: Preds acquire Paul Gaustad from Sabres…

In exchange for a first round pick, Kevin Allen of USA Today is reporting that the Nashville Predators have acquired Paul Gaustad from the Buffalo Sabres. General Manager David Poile no longer has a pick in the first two rounds of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Gaustad is known as a solid face-off guy (who they just lost by shipping Jerred Smithson to the Florida Panthers last week)...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Predators Insider: Critical time for Preds

In this four-game home-stand, Nashville's longest remaining of the season, the Predators needed at absolute worst, four of eight points. They've already picked up five of a possible six, and could have easily gotten all six. Their 6-2 win over San Jose means Nashville will have a positive home-stand. This stretch of games is highly important for the Predators. Next month...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Former teammates wish Smithson well in Florida

This is the part of the trade deadline that players and coaches hate; either the players could get traded themselves, or they could see a friend and a teammate get traded. The latter is the situation the Preds locker room finds itself in following Friday’s news that Jerred Smithson, a popular player in the locker room, was dealt to the Florida Panthers.“Jerred brought a lot...
Via Smashville 24/7
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 62: San Jose @ Nashville – Stealing from the Teal

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images It has been a long time since the Predators and the Sharks have met of the frozen surface of Bridgestone Arena…October 25th in fact that saw San Jose skate to victory 3-1. They have met as recent as November 5th at HP Pavilion in San Jose where the Predators won in overtime. Tonight, San Jose and Nashville are in the thick of the upper...
Via The Predatorial
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview #62: Predators host San Jose

Season Records San Jose Sharks 32-20-7 Nashville Predators 35-19-7   When the Nashville Predators host the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena, they will do so without Jerred Smithson. Smithson was traded to the Florida Panthers on Friday night for a sixth-round draft pick. Smithson played in 497 regular-season games for the Predators between 2005-2012. He also...
Via Inside Smashville
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers acquire RW Jerred Smithson from Predators

The Florida Panthers acquired right wing Jerred Smithson from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a sixth round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft on Friday.Smithson collected one goal and four assists in 53 games for the Predators this season. The 33-year-old suited up for 497 regular-season games for Nashville, the sixth-most in franchise history.The Predators now have nine draft...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers acquire center Jerred Smithson

As Monday’s trade deadline nears, the Panthers sent a 2012 sixth-round draft pick to Nashville for center Jerred Smithson.
Via Miami Herald
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Smithson Traded to Panthers

The Nashville Predators have traded center, Jerred Smithson to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a 2012 6th round pick. Here is the Press Release.  Nashville, Tenn. (February 24, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft in exchange for forward Jerred...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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