Dalton Smith



  • DOB: 6/30/1992
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 205
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: Oshawa, ON
  • Drafted: Columbus Blue Jackets' second-round selection (34th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft

Re-signed a one-year American Hockey League contract with the Rochester Americans on September 22, 2020.  

Appeared in one game for the Buffalo Sabres after signing a two-way contract for the remainder of the season on 12/30 ... Recorded five points (1+4) and 63 PIM in his third season with the Rochester Americans (AHL) ... Finished with a plus-one on-ice rating in 1:26 of ice time in his NHL debut against Tampa Bay on 12/31, a 6-4 Buffalo loss ... Appeared in his 400th pro game at Binghamton on 12/28 ... Notched his first multi-point effort as an Amerk with two assists, including the primary helper on the game-winning goal, in the 4-0 over Charlotte on 12/06 ... Appeared in his 100th game as an Amerk against Hartford on 11/22 ... Returned to the lineup against Syracuse on 11/13 after missing the previous six games (10/26-11/08) due to injury

Notched eight points (2+6) in 48 contests to go with a team-high 111 PIM during his second season with the Amerks ... Appeared in all three of Rochester’s postseason games against Toronto … Made his Amerks postseason debut in Game 1 of the North Division Semifinals vs. the Marlies on 4/19 … Notched an assist for the second straight game against Binghamton on 2/17 … Appeared in his 300th AHL game at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 1/18 … Assessed a one-game suspension as a result of his actions against Providence on 12/07 … Racked up a team-high 17 PIM at Springfield on 11/16 … Scored his first goal of the season at Hershey on 11/03 … Earned the primary assist on the game-winning goal against Laval on 10/27 … Made his season debut at Bridgeport on 10/14

2017-18: Had two points (1+1) and a team-high 102 penalty minutes in 45 games in his first season with Rochester … Registered his first helper as an Amerk in a 4-2 win over Laval on 3/04 … Recorded season-high 20 PIM at Bridgeport on 12/10 … Appeared in his 300th pro game against Hartford on 11/17 … Scored his first goal as an Amerk in a 5-4 overtime loss at Belleville on 11/11 … Made his Amerks debut against Syracuse on 10/06

2016-17: Spent the season with the Florida Everblades (ECHL), appearing in 60 games while serving as the alternate captain … Produced 23 points (10+13) and a career-high 153 PIM … Recorded a pair of assists in season-finale on 4/08 … Bagged a multi-point (1+1) on 2/19 … Had a season-high 19 PIM on 2/10 … Scored first goal as an Everblade on 10/15 after making his ECHL debut on 10/14 vs. Greenville

2015-16: Split the season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League … Finished his fourth pro season with the Phantoms … Tallied first goal as a Phantom on 4/16 at Hershey … Appeared in his first game with Lehigh Valley on 3/02 at Syracuse … Inked a PTO on 2/22 … Began the season with the Bruins … Scored lone goal of the season with Providence on 11/11 at Bridgeport … Made his Bruins debut on 10/14 at Hartford … Signed a PTO with Providence on 10/05

2014-15: Appeared in 62 games during his second season with the Syracuse Crunch (AHL) … Skated in two playoff contests … Bagged 17 points (11+6) on the season … Added a two-assist outing on 11/14 against Hershey … Scored twice in back-to-back games against Norfolk on 11/08 and at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 11/09 … Racked up a season-high 15 PIM on 10/25

2013-14: Split his second professional season with the Crunch and the Springfield Falcons (AHL) … In 19 games with Falcons, totaled two goals and one assist … Made his Syracuse debut on 3/07 vs. Rochester … Traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL) to the Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) on 3/05 … Skated in 50 games with the Falcons, tallying four markers, five helpers and 128 PIM … Had an assist in back-to-back games on 10/13 and 10/18

2012-13: Skated in a career-high 67 games with the Falcons… Completed rookie campaign with nine points (3+9) and 128 PIM … Made his pro playoff debut, appearing in one game for Springfield … Recorded first assist on 11/02 against Hershey …Made professional debut on 10/13 and scored his first-career goal that same night vs. St. John’s

2011-12: In final season of juniors, collected 25 points (15+10) in 53 contests with the Ottawa 67’s (OHL) … Finished fifth among 67’s forwards with 15 goals

2010-11: Recorded 29 points (12+17) in a career-high 64 games with the 67’s … Finished the season ranked seventh among Ottawa forwards with 29 points and sixth with 17 helpers

2009-10:  Established career-highs in goals (21), assists (23) and points (44) in 62 games in his second season with the 67’s … Finished fourth among Ottawa players in goals while leading the club with 129 PIM

2008-09: Finished his rookie season with the 67’s, collecting seven points (2+5) … Added 23 points (10+13) and 109 PIM in 40 appearances for the Whitby Fury (OJHL)

PERSONAL: Son of former NHL forward Derrick Smith, who played most of his 15-year pro career with the Philadelphia Flyers ... Also had stints with the Minnesota North Stars and Dallas Stars before closing out his career with the Kalamazoo Wings of the IHL

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Player Stats

Regular Season
2020-21 Regular SeasonROC22101-6450027000.05
2019-20 Regular SeasonROC42145-1630041000.12
2018-19 Regular SeasonROC48268-41110044000.17
2017-18 Regular SeasonRCH45112-81020043000.04
2015-16 Regular SeasonPRO171010240011000.06
2015-16 Regular SeasonLV11101-3250011000.09
2014-15 Regular SeasonSYR6211617-13792084000.27
2013-14 Regular SeasonSPR50459-8990045100.18
2013-14 Regular SeasonSYR19213-8510018000.16
2012-13 Regular SeasonSPR6736941280059100.13
2019 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC300002003000.00
2015 Calder Cup PlayoffsSYR200004002000.00
2013 Calder Cup PlayoffsSPR1000-112001000.00