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Ladislav Smid
Ladislav Smid
Defenceman
Number: 5
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 209
Shoots: Left
Born: 1 Feb 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Frydlant, Czech Republic
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Acquired: Obtained by Edmonton from Anaheim, along with Joffrey Lupul, a 2007 1st round pick, 2008 2nd round pick and conditional 2008 1st round pick, on July 3 2006 in exchange for Chris Pronger.
Drafted: ANA / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (9th overall)
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Led the team in blocked shots (119) and hits (151)
  • Ranked 3rd on the team in time on ice (975:18)
  • Scored Oilers second goal on Mar. 30 vs. VAN to help set a new record as fastest three goals to start a game (2:43)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Posted a career high five goals (2011-12)
  • Led the team in blocked shots (184 – 7th in NHL) and hits (186) (2011-12)
  • Posted his 1st career multipoint game (2A) on Nov. 2 @ PHI (2008-09)
  • Had a career-high three-game scoring streak (4A) from Feb. 28-Mar. 5 (2008-09)
  • Played in his 200th career Oilers/NHL game Mar. 26 @ PHX (2008-09)
  • Began season with Springfield Falcons, scoring five points (1G, 4A), 15 PIM and was +3 in 8 games (2007-08)
  • Ranked 4th on Oilers in blocked shots (107) (2006-07)
  • Made Oilers debut in season opener on Oct. 5 vs. CGY (2006-07)
  • Posted one assist in 12:57 of ice time in the NHL Young Stars Game on Jan. 23 @ DAL (2006-07)
  • Scored 1st career Oilers/NHL goal on Feb. 22 @ CBJ (Fredrik Norrena) (2006-07)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Played six games for the Czech Republic at the 2007 World Hockey Championship in Moscow, Russia
  • Played for the Czech Republic in three straight World Junior Hockey Championships from 2004 through 2006
  • Led the Czech World Junior team to a bronze medal in 2005, recording two assists in seven games
  • Appeared in six games in the 2004 World Junior Hockey Championships, recording three points (1G, 2A) and four penalty minutes.
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