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Craig Smith
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Team: Nashville Predators Height: 6-1 Born: 9/5/1989
Position: RWWeight: 208 Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin

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Apr. 20 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET0:31 GMT8:31 5:31 PM MST7:31 PM EST4:31 UAE (+1)20:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith (lower body) will remain out when the Predators host St. Louis in Game 3 of the teams' second-round playoff series.
Analysis: Smith has yet to appear in this series and also sat out Nashville's series-clinching Game 4 win over Chicago. The forward, who registered 12 goals and 17 assists in 78 regular-season games, remains day to day.
Apr. 7 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET14:45 GMT22:45 7:45 AM MST9:45 AM EST18:45 UAE10:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith had two goals and an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 7-3 on Thursday night to remain one point out of third place in the Central Division.
Analysis: That's three goals and eight assists over his last nine games for Smith.
Mar. 31 6:47 AM PT7:47 AM MT8:47 AM CT9:47 AM ET13:47 GMT21:47 6:47 AM MST8:47 AM EST17:47 UAE9:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith was scratched from Thursday's game with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: With a goal and six assists in his last five games, Smith was finally starting to find his groove.
Mar. 26 10:04 AM PT11:04 AM MT12:04 PM CT1:04 PM ET17:04 GMT1:04 10:04 AM MST12:04 PM EST21:04 UAE13:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith had three assists in the Predators' 7-2 win over the Sharks on Saturday.
Analysis: That's six assists in the last three games for Smith, who went the previous 21 games with no goals and just two helpers.
Mar. 21 7:22 AM PT8:22 AM MT9:22 AM CT10:22 AM ET14:22 GMT22:22 7:22 AM MST9:22 AM EST18:22 UAE10:22 ETNaN:� BRT - Ryan Ellis scored twice, Pekka Rinne made 25 saves and Smith had two assists in Nashville's 3-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
Analysis: Smith has gone 22 games without a goal and he's still helping the Predators win. Smith, with just nine goals this season, was a healthy scratch in Nashville's previous game Saturday at Carolina. He assisted on both goals by Ellis.
Mar. 19 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST18:40 UAE10:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith was scratched for Saturday's game at Carolina with an undisclosed injury, and won't play Monday against Arizona.
Analysis: Smith, a 20-game scorer each of the previous three seasons, is struggling mightily this year. He has just nine goals and has gone 21 games without a score.
Jan. 27 6:28 AM PT7:28 AM MT8:28 AM CT9:28 AM ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST18:28 UAE9:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith led the Predators to Thursday's 4-3 victory over Columbus by scoring a pair of third-period goals.
Analysis: The two goals doubled Smith's output from his previous 28 games. With nine tallies in 47 contests, the forward will have a tough time reaching the 20-goal mark for a fourth consecutive season.
Nov. 4 7:24 AM PT8:24 AM MT9:24 AM CT10:24 AM ET14:24 GMT22:24 7:24 AM MST9:24 AM EST18:24 UAE10:24 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith scored a power-play goal in Thursday's shootout loss to Arizona.
Analysis: Smith has three goals in his last two games and five for the season, on pace to shatter his career high of 24.
Nov. 2 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST20:52 UAE12:52 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith scored twice Tuesday for his first multipoint game of the season and had two penalty minutes.
Analysis: Smith doubled his goal total for the season but remains without an assist.
Oct. 21 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)22:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Smith is out of Saturday's lineup due to an illness.
Analysis: Smith, who has one goal in four games, is one of several Predators dealing with an illness.
Oct. 4 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST3:15 UAE (+1)19:15 ET20:15 BRT - Smith dealt with a lower-body injury during the playoffs but it's unclear if his current injury is related to that.
Analysis: Smith had 21 goals and 37 points while playing all 82 games last season.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2011-12 Nsh 72 14 22 36 -9 30 6 0 1 172 8.14
2012-13 Nsh 44 4 8 12 -11 20 2 0 0 83 4.82
2013-14 Nsh 79 24 28 52 16 22 7 0 4 215 11.16
2014-15 Nsh 82 23 21 44 11 44 6 0 4 252 9.13
2015-16 Nsh 82 21 16 37 4 40 2 0 6 199 10.55
2016-17 Nsh 78 12 17 29 7 30 2 0 1 155 7.74
Career 437 98 112 210 18 186 25 0 16 1076 9.11

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2011-12 Nsh 2 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.00
2014-15 Nsh 6 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 1 33 6.06
2015-16 Nsh 11 1 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 31 3.23
2016-17 Nsh 10 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 21 4.76
Career 29 4 7 11 4 6 0 0 1 88 4.55

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