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15 Craig Smith RW

Nashville Predators

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
62%36%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
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Latest News
  • Predators' Craig Smith: Points in two straight games

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/7/18) Smith notched his first goal of the season in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Islanders.

    Last season, the "SmUrF" line of Smith, Kyle Turris and Kevin Fiala were one of the most productive second lines in the NHL, combining for 61 goals and 80 assists. Although Fiala is off to a slow start this season and currently skating on the fourth line, Smith and Turris continue to skate together and have four points between them after two games. Given his prominent spot in the Preds' lineup, Smith is a strong bet to challenge the 51 points he posted last year. Needless to say, he should be in your lineups whenever he takes to the ice.

    Predators' Craig Smith: Three points in OT win

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/30/18) Smith netted two goals, adding an assist in Nashville's 5-4 overtime win Sunday over the Hurricanes.

    Smith has 20-plus goals in four of the last five seasons, having most recently tallied 25 snipes in 2017-18. The 29-year-old was buzzing in this one, playing just under 20 minutes and registering 11 shots on goal in the process.

    Predators' Craig Smith: Revives career in 2017-18

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/19/18) Smith recorded 51 points in 79 games in 2017-18, including a career-high 14 points on the power play.

    After three consecutive seasons of declining offensive totals, Smith took a major step forward this year, falling just one point shy of the career-best 52 points he posted back in 2013-14. A huge part of Smith's success this season was the chemistry he enjoyed with Kyle Turris and Kevin Fiala on the team's second line, so there's a good chance coach Peter Laviolette will look to stick with that same line combination next season. Don't overlook the 28-year-old Smith at the draft table come October.

    Predators' Craig Smith: Assists OT winner

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/30/18) Smith picked up the primary assist on Kevin Fiala's winning goal in the second overtime of Sunday's win over Winnipeg.

    The former Wisconsin Badger used his speed to beat the defender wide before feeding Fiala in front of the net, who ended the game with a sweet backhand finish. Smith now has just three points in eight postseason games, despite the fact that he's played a prominent role on the power play.

    Predators' Craig Smith: Pots two goals in Thursday's win

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/5/18) Smith recorded two goals -- one on the power play -- to go with five shots during Thursday's 4-3 road win against the Capitals.

    The markers give the 28-year-old winger a new career high in goals with 25, and he's also hit the 50-point threshold for the second time in his career. Smith is meshing well with Kyle Turris on the second line and could be a sneaky play to consider in daily formats as the season winds down given that he has four goals and six points in his last five games.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2011-12Nashville72142236-96010173220
2012-13Nashville444812-11200079121
2013-14Nashville79242852167040316
2014-15Nashville822321441160401218
2015-16Nashville822116374206076154
2016-17Nashville78121729720105160
2017-18Nashville792526512090204054
2018-19Nashville62131100053
52212513926439350180439646
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2011-12Nashville1728.11021:301343154:061:34300014
2012-13Nashville834.8609:4280783:280:01200010
2013-14Nashville21511.21295:331698162:121:42220011
2014-15Nashville2529.11290:431719202:100:53440021
2015-16Nashville19910.61245:091704174:092:42400019
2016-17Nashville1557.71078:12150586:051:16300015
2017-18Nashville22910.91215:091623185:000:38240012
2018-19Nashville219.587:4712215:310:192001
13269.47843:45105211062:419:0521200103
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2011-12Nashville2011-1000000
2014-15Nashville62352001059
2015-16Nashville1111210000512
2016-17Nashville101232000001
2017-18Nashville13224-3101066
426915110201628
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2011-12Nashville30.016:49240:040:000000
2014-15Nashville336.1123:2117319:520:000000
2015-16Nashville313.2168:1223727:100:144002
2016-17Nashville214.8128:222011:330:002001
2017-18Nashville326.3204:2228333:020:072001
1205.0641:0691881:410:218004
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/208
Birthdate:
9/5/1989
Age:
29
Hometown:
Madison, WI
Team:
Nashville Predators
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