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Givani Smith
The basics

Quick Facts

Is Athlete Ice hockey player
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 27 February 1998
Age 22 years
Star sign Pisces
Sports Teams
Detroit Red Wings
The details

Biography

Givani Smith (born February 27, 1998) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Red Wings 46th overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career

Prior to turning professional, Smith played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. In 236 games between the Barrie Colts, Guelph Storm and Kitchener Rangers, he recorded 73 goals, 62 assists, and 411 penalty minutes. He led the league in penalty minutes in 2015–16 and 2016–17. During the 2018–19 season in his rookie year, he recorded six goals and seven assists in 64 games for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

On October 25, 2019, Smith was recalled by the Detroit Red Wings. Prior to being recalled he recorded two goals and two assists in four games for the Griffins. He made his NHL debut for the Red Wings later that night in a game against the Buffalo Sabres where he recorded two shots on goal and one hit in 11:01 time on ice. Smith was assigned to the Griffins on October 30. He appeared in three games for the Red Wings, where he recorded four shots on goal and three hits in 10:32 average time on ice per game. On December 31, 2019, Smith was again recalled by the Red Wings. Prior to being recalled he recorded four goals and nine assists in 22 games with the Griffins. On January 14, 2020, Smith scored his first career NHL goal against Thomas Greiss of the New York Islanders.

Personal life

He is the younger brother of NHL player Gemel Smith.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Mississauga Senators GTMMHL 26 9 8 17 71 7 4 4 8 4
2014–15 Barrie Colts OHL 31 0 4 4 20
2014–15 Guelph Storm OHL 30 7 8 15 56 9 2 3 5 10
2015–16 Guelph Storm OHL 65 23 19 42 146
2016–17 Guelph Storm OHL 64 26 18 44 139
2016–17 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 3 0 0 0 2
2017–18 Guelph Storm OHL 19 8 3 11 14
2017–18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 27 9 10 19 36 18 11 7 18 22
2018–19 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 64 6 7 13 86 4 0 2 2 9
AHL totals 67 6 7 13 88 4 0 2 2 9

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Red U17 6th 5 0 0 0 16
Junior totals 5 0 0 0 16
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References
https://griffinshockey.com/news/red-wings-recall-givani-smith
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/nhl/red-wings/2019/10/25/red-wings-givani-smith-excited-making-his-nhl-debut-friday-lca/2454001001/
https://www.nhl.com/redwings/news/smith-assigned-to-griffins/c-310654618
https://www.nhl.com/redwings/news/detroit-recalls-smith-from-grand-rapids/c-313265234
https://www.nhl.com/redwings/news/trending-smith-gets-first-nhl-goal-in-loss-to-islanders/c-313950470
https://thehockeynews.com/news/article/detroit-red-wings-have-a-tank-in-prospect-givani-smith
https://www.nhl.com/player/8479379
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=252472&lang=en
http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=177611
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