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Gord Smith (ice hockey)

Gord Smith (ice hockey)

Canadian ice hockey player
Gord Smith (ice hockey)
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Quick Facts

Intro Canadian ice hockey player
Is Athlete Ice hockey player
From Canada
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 17 November 1949
Age 71 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Gordon John "Truck" Smith (born November 17, 1949) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. He is the older brother of former New York Islanders goaltender Billy Smith.
Originally selected by the New York Rangers in the 1969 NHL Entry Draft, he would not have a chance to crack an NHL lineup until he was claimed by the Washington Capitals in the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft. Smith spent five seasons with the Capitals before he was claimed by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft.
His nickname was the "Master of the Hip Check," coined by radio broadcaster Ron Weber.

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