Tag: Jerred Smithson


Recalls: Caps bring up Wey, Leafs summon D’Amigo

The Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs dipped into their AHL affiliates on Thursday.

Washington recalled defenseman Patrick Wey from Hershey, the club announced. Wey, 22, will replace Tyson Strachan on the active roster, as the 29-year-old veteran is on his way back to the Bears.

Toronto, meanwhile, called up Jerry D’Amigo from the Marlies. D’Amigo, also 22, is set to replace checking center Jerred Smithson on the active roster, as Smithson was placed on waivers yesterday.

Reports suggest that D’Amigo will draw into the lineup tonight when the Leafs host Dallas at the ACC. A two-time medalist with Team USA at the World Juniors — including the gold medal-winning team in 2010 — D’Amigo has eight points in 19 games for the Marlies this year and will likely see time on the penalty kill.

It’s unclear if Wey will play for Washington. The guy he’s replacing, Strachan, did play last game — a 4-1 loss to Carolina — but the Caps have defensemen Alex Urbom and Steve Oleksy available for selection.

Leafs waive Smithson


After a 13-game audition with Toronto, Jerred Smithson could be on his way out of town.

The veteran center was placed on waivers Wednesday, the Maple Leafs announced. Head coach Randy Carlyle was blunt in both his assessment of and reasoning behind the move.

“We felt we have players ahead of him,” Carlyle said, as per Sportsnet’s Fan 590. “Simple as that.”

Smithson, 34, signed with the Leafs in early November after a successful tryout with the AHL Marlies. Toronto was dealing with major issues at the center position at the time of the deal — Tyler Bozak and Dave Bolland were both out of action — and Smithson went on to appear in 13 games for Toronto, failing to register a point while averaging 10:20 TOI per game.

Putting Smithson on waivers is somewhat surprising, given Bozak suffered another injury during Tuesday’s 4-2 loss to San Jose. Bozak is expected to undergo an MRI today and if he’s unable to play, the Leafs would be left with Nazem Kadri, Trevor Smith, Peter Holland and Jay McClement as its top four centers.

PHT’s 2013 NHL Trade Deadline Tracker

Jarome Iginla

Wednesday, Apr. 3 is the final day for NHL teams to make trades for the 2013 regular season. The deadline is set for 3PM ET — be sure to check back here often as we’ll update the tracker throughout the day.

Here’s a complete list of all trades since Mar. 23:


Apr. 3

To Washington: Martin Erat, Michael Latta
To Nashville: Filip Forsberg (link)

To Minnesota: Jeff Deslauriers
To Anaheim: Future considerations (link)

To Boston: D Wade Redden
To St. Louis: 2013 seventh-round pick (link)

To New Jersey: F Steve Sullivan
To Phoenix: 2013 seventh-round pick (link)

To Anaheim: F Matthew Lombardi
To Phoenix: F Brandon McMillan (link)

To Toronto: D Ryan O’Byrne
To Colorad: 2014 fourth-round pick (link)

To San Jose: F Raffi Torres
To Phoenix: 2013 third-round pick (link)

To Columbus: F Blake Comeau
To Calgary: 2013 fifth-round pick (link)

To Minnesota: F Jason Pominville, 2014 fourth-round pick
To Buffalo: G Matt Hackett, F Johan Larsson, 2013 first-round pick, 2014 second-round pick (link)

To Philadelphia: G Steve Mason
To Columbus: G Michael Leighton, 2013 third-round pick (link)

To Columbus: F Marian Gaborik, Steven Delisle, Blake Partlett
To New York Rangers: F Derick Brassard, F Derek Dorsett, D John Moore and 2013 sixth-round pick (link)

To Tampa Bay: G Ben Bishop
To Ottawa: F Cory Conacher, 2013 fourth-round pick (link)

To Pittsburgh: F Jussi Jokinen
To Carolina: 2013 conditional draft pick (link)

To Edmonton: F Jerred Smithson
To Florida: 2013 fourth-round pick (link)

To San Jose: D Scott Hannan
To Nashville: 2013 sixth-/seventh-round pick (link)

To Boston: F Rob Flick
To Chicago: F Maxime Sauve (link)

Apr. 2

To New York Rangers: F Ryane Clowe
To San Jose: 2013 second-round pick, 2013 third-round pick, 2014 second-round pick (link)

To Montreal: D Davis Drewiske
To Los Angeles 2013 fifth-round pick (link)

To Boston: F Jaromir Jagr
To Dallas: F Lane MacDermid, F Cody Payne, 2013 second-round pick (link)

To Vancouver: F Derek Roy
To Dallas: D Kevin Connauton, 2013 second-round pick (link)

To Colorado: F Tomas Vincour
To Dallas: D Cameron Gaunce (link)

To Phoenix: F Matthew Clackson
To Washington: F Joel Rechlicz (link)

To Carolina: D Marc-Andre Bergeron
To Tampa Bay: F Adam Hall, 2013 seventh-round pick (link)

Apr. 1

To St. Louis: D Jay Bouwmeester
To Calgary: 2013 or ’14 first-round pick, 2013 fourth-round pick, G Reto Berra, D Mark Cundari (link)

To Los Angeles: D Robyn Regehr
To Buffalo: 2014 second-round pick, 2015 second-round pick (link)

To Chicago: F Michal Handzus
To San Jose: 2013 fourth-round pick (link)

To Anaheim: F Harry Zolnierczyk
To Philadelphia: F Jay Rosehill (link)

Mar. 30

To St. Louis: D Jordan Leopold
To Buffalo: 2013 second-round pick, 2013 fourth-round pick (link)

To Philadelphia: D Kent Huskins
To Detroit: 2014 seventh-round pick (link)

Mar. 28

To Pittsburgh: F Jarome Iginla
To Calgary: 2013 first-round pick, F Kenneth Agostino, F Ben Hanowski (link)

Mar. 25

To Pittsburgh: D Douglas Murray
To San Jose: 2013 second-round pick, 2014 second-round pick (link)

Mar. 24

To Pittsburgh: F Brenden Morrow, 2013 third-round pick
To Dallas: D Joe Morrow, 2013 fifth-round pick (link)

Trade: Smithson goes from Florida to Edmonton

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The Edmonton Oilers are officially buyers at the trade deadline.

Forward Jerred Smithson is their acquisition, with the 34-year-old coming from Florida for what TSN’s Bob McKenzie believes is a fourth-round pick.

Smithson is a defensive forward, as evidenced by his modest offensive stat line (two goals and three assists in 35 games), along with the 1:57 he plays per game on the penalty kill.

A pending unrestricted free agent, Smithson has won 54.8 percent of the 363 faceoffs he’s taken this season.

Oh, and there’s also this…

PHT Morning Skate: Where the possible lockout takes center stage

Jerred Smithson #25 of the Florida Panthers upends Stephen Gionta #11 of the New Jersey Devils in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Prudential Center on April 19, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.
(April 18, 2012 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

Brodie Brazil examines the current labor negotiations from a number of different angles. Among other things, he thinks that the Winter Classic might offer the NHL with an ideal date to start the season in the event of a lockout. That might be bad news for fans because it might subconsciously “take pressure off negotiations.” (CSN Bay Area)

Well, if a lockout is coming, here’s tongue-in-cheek list of ways to survive it. Anyone interested in an AHL fantasy league? (Ottawa Citizen)

Lightning prospect Jaroslav Janus has agreed to a tryout contract with the KHL’s HC Slovan. He’s expected to play in Europe next season to prevent a potential AHL logjam between Janus, Dustin Tokarski, and Riku Helenius. (Tampa Bay Times)

While Janus heads to Europe, Blue Jackets prospect Oscar Dansk will travel from Sweden to North America after coming to terms with the OHL Erie Otters. (NHL.com)

Jerred Smithson still feels like he has a lot to prove. (Vernon Morning Star)

Sports Illustrated graded the Eastern Conference teams based on their summer moves. Even after the New York Rangers added Rick Nash, they still awarded higher scores to the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals. (Sports Illustrated)