This article is about the coach born in 1952. For the player of the same name born in 1955, please see Barry Smith (b. 1955).
Smith enjoyed a long and fruitful career in the National Hockey League behind the benches of the Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, every time as an assistant coach.
In 2008, Smith joined SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League as head coach. He was nominated to the 2009 and 2010 KHL All-Star Game, coaching Team Jagr, made up of the best non-Russian players of the league.
- 1991 Stanley Cup Championship (Pittsburgh)
- 1992 Stanley Cup Championship (Pittsburgh)
- 1997 Stanley Cup Championship (Detroit)
- 1998 Stanley Cup Championship (Detroit)
- 2002 Stanley Cup Championship (Detroit)
- Named head coach of the Team Jagr at the 2009 KHL All-Star Game