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Top C.J. Smith News

  • Rangers' C.J. Smith: Lands on waivers

    Smith was waived by the Rangers on Thursday, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.

    Assuming he passes through waivers unclaimed, Smith will be assigned to AHL Hartford. The 27-year-old forward will likely spend most, if not all of the 2022-23 campaign in the minors.

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  • Rangers' C.J. Smith: Inks deal with Rangers

    Smith signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Rangers on Monday, per PuckPedia.

    Smith has just 15 games of NHL experience dating back to the 2016-17 season. Last year, he tallied 24 goals and 58 points in 60 contests with AHL Chicago. The 27-year-old forward should fill a similar organizational depth role with the Rangers

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  • Hurricanes' C.J. Smith: Sent back to AHL

    Smith was reassigned to AHL Chicago on Sunday.

    Smith made his season debut Saturday against the Kings, going scoreless in 9:22 of ice time. He'll head back to the Wolves, where he sits second in the entire AHL with 28 points in 24 games behind the 34 of teammate Andrew Poturalski.

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  • Hurricanes' C.J. Smith: Rises to active roster

    Smith was called up from AHL Chicago on Friday, Walt Ruff of the Hurricanes' official site reports.

    Smith and Josh Leivo were called up under emergency conditions as the Hurricanes attempt to play through their COVID-19 outbreak. The 27-year-old Smith has 10 goals and 18 assists in 24 games with the Wolves this season, though he'll likely be limited to a bottom-six role during this stint with the big club.

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  • Hurricanes' C.J. Smith: Heads south on two-way deal

    Smith signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes on Wednesday, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.

    Smith has three points in 14 career games, all with the Sabres. The 26-year-old also produced 13 points in 15 games with AHL Rochester last year. Considering he was only able to get one game with the Sabres in 2020-21, he'll likely spend the bulk of this season in the minors with AHL Chicago.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Sent to minors

    Smith was demoted to AHL Rochester on Sunday, according to CapFriendly.

    Smith appeared in just one NHL game this season and failed to record a point. The 26-year-old pending free agent has 13 points in 12 AHL games.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Added to taxi squad

    Smith was promoted to the taxi squad Monday.

    Smith has appeared in just one game at the NHL level this season and hasn't scored in the NHL since the 2016-17 campaign. The 26-year-old is just a depth piece for Buffalo.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Back to bus league

    Smith was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Sunday.

    Smith spent the past 10 days on the taxi squad with Buffalo, but he failed to make an appearance in the lineup. The 26-year-old has played one game at the NHL level this season, seeing 7:57 of ice time and dishing out three hits. Smith will return to AHL Rochester, where he's racked up seven points in seven games this campaign.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Back on taxi squad

    Smith was added to Buffalo's taxi squad Thursday.

    Smith has only appeared in one game with the Sabres this season. He'll almost certainly continue to have a minimal role with the big club moving forward.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Drops to AHL affiliate

    Smith was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

    Smith has only cracked the Sabres' lineup on one occasion this season, registering three hits in 7:57 of ice time March 25 against the Penguins.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Back on taxi squad

    Smith was promoted to Buffalo's taxi squad Saturday.

    Smith has only appeared in one game with the Sabres this season, registering three hits in 7:57 of ice time March 25 versus the Penguins. He'll continue to be deployed sparingly by the big club.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Dropped to AHL affiliate

    Smith was returned to AHL Rochester on Friday.

    Smith has only cracked the Sabres' lineup on one occasion this year, logging three hits in 7:57 of ice time March 25 against the Penguins. He could be in for an extended stay in the minors.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Bounced to taxi squad

    Smith was sent to the taxi squad Friday, according to CapFriendly.

    Smith made his season debut Thursday, skating 7:57 against the Penguins. The 26-year-old is simply an injury replacement for the Sabres right now.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Receives promotion

    Smith was promoted to the active roster Thursday.

    Smith hasn't played an NHL game since the 2018-19 season, when he produced two goals over 11 games with the Sabres. With Tage Thompson (illness) and Rasmus Asplund (undisclosed) both uncertain for Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Smith could make his season debut at the top level.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Ascends to taxi squad

    Smith was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Sunday.

    Smith will practice and travel with the big club while on the taxi squad. The 26-year-old hasn't played an NHL game since the 2018-19 campaign, when he scored two goals over 11 contests. The Iowa native has been strong in the minors this season, producing six points over five games.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Sent to AHL affiliate

    Smith was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

    Smith has yet to appear in an NHL contest this season and will likely spend most of the campaign in the minors or on the Sabres' taxi squad.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Bumped up to taxi squad

    Smith was promoted from AHL Rochester to Buffalo's taxi squad Saturday.

    Smith hasn't appeared in an NHL contest since 2018-19 and isn't expected to have a significant role with the Sabres in 2020-21.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Reassigned to minors

    Smith was demoted to AHL Rochester on Friday.

    Smith figures to be bounced between levels for much of the season with most of his minutes coming with the Americans. Without regular games in Buffalo, the 26-year-old winger won't offer much in terms of fantasy value and probably isn't even worth stashing in deeper formats.

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  • Sabres' C.J. Smith: Back with taxi squad

    Smith was promoted from AHL Rochester to Buffalo's taxi squad Thursday.

    Smith has jumped up and down between the minors and the taxi squad multiple times already and could do that for most of the season. The 5-foot-11 winger likely won't see any NHL action unless the Sabres are hit with several injuries.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 184 lbs
Birthplace: Des Moines, IA
Age: 28
Experience: 3
Shoots: Left