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.
He spent part of the 1979-80 season with the Jets and retired in 1983.
In 299 NHL games he scored 9 goals and 30 assists.
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Gord Smith's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Gord Smith's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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