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Craig Smith
Craig Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Madison, Wis.

High School:
Madison La Follete/Waterloo West

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 196

Position:
F

Prev. School/Team::
Waterloo, USHL

Badger Bites
Shoots right ... born in September of 1989 ... parents names are Kevin and Dawn ... has a sister, Amanda ... drafted in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators with the 98th overall pick ... major is undeclared

2010-11 / Sophomore Season
Assistant captain ... centered first line and top power-play unit ... WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Jan. 11) after posting six points in a sweep over Canisius, including a career-high four point game in a 6-5 overtime victory ... led team with 19 goals, five game winning goals, 87 penalty minutes and 153 shots on goal ... had two multi-goal games, in wins over Holy Cross (Oct. 10) and Canisius (Jan. 8) ... career high three assists against Alabama Huntsville (Oct. 15) ... recorded seven game point scoring streak from Nov. 19 - Dec. 10 ... had 13 multi-point games, the second most on the team ... scored in two WCHA playoff games against Colorado College (Mar. 12 and Mar. 13)

2009-10 / Freshman Season
WCHA All-Rookie Team ... WCHA Rookie of the Week (Dec. 15) after posting a goal and two assist in win and tie at North Dakota ... led all WCHA rookies with 25 points in league games ... his 33 points in all games ranked second among WCHA rookies ... scored his first point as a Badger in his first game, recording an assist against Colorado College at the Kohl Center (Oct. 16) ... first career goal came against Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 13) ... posted three consecutive two-point games (Nov. 6-13) ... produced first career two-goal game in 3-2 victory against Minnesota at the Target Center, scoring on the power play and also tallying the game-winning goal ... had a goal versus RIT at the Frozen Four (April 8) ... one of six Badgers with at least 30 points ... his first two-point game (Nov. 6) and his first two-goal game (March 5) came against Minnesota

Before Smith Was a Badger
Skated three years with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL ... in 54 games played during the 2008-09 season, collected 28 goals and 76 points with 108 penalty minutes to share second in league scoring rankings ... one of six players named to the 2008 World Junior A Challenge Tournament All-Star Team after posting three goals and eight points in five games as team captain ... his team won the gold medal ... also skated in the 2007 World Junior A Challenge ... had 13 goals and 23 points in 58 games with Waterloo in 2007-08 ... joined the Black Hawks for the 2006-07 season, posting eight goals and 19 points in 45 games played ... team won the Anderson Cup as regular-season league champions ... skated for Madison La Follette High School prior to his junior career

Overall Statistics
Season GP G A Pts. SOG P-PIM PPG SHG GWG
2009-10 41 8 25 33 120 25-72 1 0 1
2010-11 41 19 24 43 153 31-87 8 1 5
Totals 82 27 49 76 273 56-159 9
1 6
WCHA Statistics
Season GP G A Pts. SOG P-PIM PPG SHG GWG
2009-10 28 6 19 25 81 18-58 1 0 1
2010-11 28 11 13 24 105 22-55 6 1 5
Totals 56 17
32
49
186
40-113 7
1 6

Craig Smith Photo Gallery

CAREER HIGHS
GAME
Goals: 2 (4x); last vs. Canisius 1/8/11
Assists: 3, vs. Alabama Huntsville 10/15/10
Points: 4, vs. Canisius 1/8/11
Point Streak: 7, 11/19-12/10/10
Multi-point Games: 21
Overtime Goals: None

SERIES
Goals: 3, vs. Canisius 1/7-8/11
Assists: 5, vs. Alabama Hunstville, 10/15-17/10
Points: 6, vs. Canisius 1/7-8/11

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