Gemel Smith

Gemel Smith

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/203 lbs
Born: Toronto, Canada
Draft: 2012 4th round (104th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Raw Charge

    Tampa Bay Lightning reportedly open to trading Ryan McDonagh

    His actually salary is: 2022-23 - $5.46 million 2023-24 - $8.4 million 2024-25 - $6.93 million 2025-26 - $4.2 million It’s unlikely that McDonagh, who has never missed the playoffs in his career, would be willing to accept a deal to a rebuilding team, so it’ll have to be a contending team that has cap room. A quick look at CapFriendly shows some teams might have the need and the space to take him. The New York Islanders for example.

  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

    Red Wings hire Lightning assistant to be head coach

    DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings have hired Derek Lalonde to coach their rebuilding team, hoping the two-time Stanley Cup-winning assistant can make all the right moves to make the franchise relevant again. Lalonde spent the past four years on Jon Cooper’s staff with the Tampa Bay Lightning, a stretch that included championships in 2020 and ’21 and, most recently, a third straight trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

  • South Florida Sun Sentinel

    Florida Panthers to finish 2022 exhibition schedule with pair against playoff nemesis Tampa Bay Lightning

    The Florida Panthers will play six games in their 2022-23 preseason schedule, opening with a doubleheader against the Predators in Nashville and finishing with a home-and-home set against the three-time defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning, who have eliminated the Panthers from the playoffs the past two years, winning eight of those series’ 10 games. Only two of the ...