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11-02-2009, 10:48 AM
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C/LW Clint Smith

-inducted into the HOF as a player in 1991
-Lady Bing trophies in 38-39 and 43-44
-Stanley Cup in 1940
-5 times Top 10 in points (3rd in 45-46, 4th in 38-39, 5th in 43-44, 5th in 44-45, 9th in 37-38)
-3 times Top 10 in goals (4th in 38-39, 5th in 45-46, 10 in 44-45)
-4 times Top 6 in assists (1st in 43-44, 6th in 37-38, 44-45, 45-46)

Originally Posted by Joe Pelletier
For 10 seasons, Clint Smith symbolized the successful combination of high skill level and sportsmanship
Originally Posted by legendsofhockey
...became a key member of their 1940 Stanley Cup team. Smith won the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly play in 1938-39 as a Ranger and again in 1943-44 as a member of the Chicago Black Hawks, and totaled a mere 24 penalty minutes in 483 regular season games. He played in the NHL for eleven years and was not signaled off for a penalty in four of those seasons.

In 1943-44, Smith set an NHL record by recording 49 assists in a season while playing on a line with future Hall of Famers Bill Mosienko and Doug Bentley. The line set an NHL scoring record that season with 219 total points. Smith became the first player to score into an empty net after the league had revised the rules to allow teams to pull their goalie, and he shares the NHL record for most goals in a period with four, set on March 4, 1945, against Montreal.
Originally Posted by legendsofhockey one-on-one
"I really looked up to Frank Boucher. I enjoyed the way he played and wanted to fashion my game after him," Smith says

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