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Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/203 lbs
Born: Avon, Connecticut
Draft: 2008 6th round (169th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Hockey Writers

    Trade Candidates in Rumored Maple Leafs' Big "Summer of Kawhi" Deal

    Elliotte Friedman wondered if this summer will be the “Summer of Kawhi” for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Suggesting he sees this offseason as the time when GM Kyle Dubas might make a big move and send one of his top players off the roster for a top player from another roster, he made a comparison to the Toronto Raptors when they moved a shocked Demar DeRozan, then added Kawhi Leonard. That was the season the Raptors wound up winning the NBA Championship.

  • The Hockey Writers

    NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Avalanche, Canadiens, Bruins, Thornton News

    In today’s NHL rumors rundown, is Jake Muzzin expendable now that the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Mark Giordano to a team-friendly deal? In Colorado, the Avalanche are getting the best out of Nazem Kadri. Does that mean it’s going to be even more difficult to retain him as a pending UFA?

  • The Hockey Writers

    Maple Leafs' D-men Liljegren & Sandin Are Ripe for Offer Sheets

    It’s no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs, like a lot of the top teams in the NHL, have a salary-cap problem. According to Capfriendly.com, the team has about $7 million in salary-cap space and they still have a number of players to attempt to re-sign if they want to keep this group together. Two of those players are the young Swedish defensive “twins” 22-year-old Rasmus Sandin and 23-year-old Timothy Liljegren.