Colin Smith
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
BIRTHDATE: 06/20/1993
DRAFTED: COL: 2012-192 overall
WHL West First All-Star Team (2013)
2014-15: Spent his second season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) but did see his first NHL action with the Avalanche, appearing in one game…Was recalled by Colorado on Nov. 30 and made his NHL debut against the Montreal Canadiens on Dec. 1 at Pepsi Center…Was reassigned to Lake Erie on Dec. 2…Recorded 31 points (12g/19a) in 53 games for the Monsters.

2013-14: Finished third on the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) in scoring with 34 points (8g/26a) in 76 games during his first professional season…Was the only player on Lake Erie to appear in all 76 contests…Shared the team lead with three game-winning goals…Tied for first in the AHL with nine shootout goals, going 9-for-16 in the tiebreaker…His .563 shootout percentage led the team…Made his professional debut on Oct. 4 vs. Abbotsford…Recorded his first professional point (assist) in his third game, Oct. 6 at Toronto…Scored his first professional goal on Nov. 7 vs. Utica.

2012-13: Led the Kamloops Blazers and finished tied for fourth in the Western Hockey League with 106 points (41g/65a) in 72 games…Was named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team…Smith, who was the only Kamloops player to appear in every regular season game, also led the club in goals and shared the team lead in both assists and power-play goals (14)…Was the first Blazer to eclipse the 100-point plateau in 10 years (Erik Christensen 2002-03)…Ranked among the league’s top 10 players in assists (tie-3rd), goals (tie-9th), PP goals (tie-8th) and PP assists (2nd, 31)…Finished fourth on the Blazers in plus/minus with a +33 rating…Was named WHL Player of the Week on three occasions, Oct. 15-21, Nov. 12-18 and Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, the latter of which he was also honored as the Canadian Hockey League’s Player of the Week…Added 14 points (2g/12a) in 12 playoff contests, tied for third-best on the squad…Missed three games in the second round series against Kelowna due to injury.

2011-12: Finished second on the Kamloops Blazers with 85 points (35g/50a) while appearing in all 72 games for the second consecutive season…Also ranked second on the club in assists, plus/minus rating (+31) and multi-point games (20)…His 35 goals placed third on the squad…Appeared in 11 postseason contests, finishing fourth on the team with 10 points (3g/7a).

2010-11: Skated in all 72 games for Kamloops (WHL) and ranked third on the team with 50 points (21g/29a)…Played for Team Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Germany, recording three points (2g/1a) in seven games.

2009-10: Collected 26 points (5g/21a) in 48 games with the Kamloops Blazers (WHL)…Added four points (2g/2a) in four postseason contests…Played for Team Canada Pacific at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, collecting four points (1g/3a) in five games.

2008-09: Ranked third in the Alberta Midget Hockey League (AMHL) with 55 points (23g/32a) in 34 games with CAC Gregg Distributors…Made his Kamloops (WHL) debut, earning four points (0g/4a) in eight regular season games and one goal in four postseason contests…Selected by Kamloops in the first round of the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft.