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Gemel Smith
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Born April 16, 1994 (1994-04-16) (age 25)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Center/Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Dallas Stars
Texas Stars (AHL)
NHL Draft 104th overall, 2012
Dallas Stars
Playing career 2014–present

Gemel Smith (born on April 16, 1994) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Gemel was selected by the Stars (104th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Gemel first played midget hockey with the Markham Majors before playing with the North York Rangers of the Greater Toronto Major Midget Hockey League before he was selected 120th overall in the 2010 OHL Priority Selection by the Owen Sound Attack.

In his first Major junior season in 2010–11 with the Attack he finished with 16 points in 66 games.

After completing his OHL career with the London Knights, Gemel was signed by the Dallas Stars to a three-year, entry-level contract on May 31, 2014. He made his professional debut in the following 2014–15 season, after he was assigned by the Stars to AHL affiliate, the Texas Stars. In 68 games with in Texas, he contributed with 10 goals and 27 points in 68 games as a rookie.

In the 2016–17 season, with a rash of injuries suffered in Dallas, Gemel received his first recall to the NHL on October 22, 2016. He made his NHL debut with the Stars that night, skating on the fourth-line in a 3-0 defeat to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

In his 7th game with the Stars, Gemel stood-out in scoring his first 2 NHL goals in a 4-3 overtime defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks on November 6, 2016.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 Owen Sound Attack OHL 66 8 8 16 14
2011–12 Owen Sound Attack OHL 68 21 39 60 51 5 1 2 3 10
2012–13 Owen Sound Attack OHL 61 23 29 52 54 12 7 3 10 10
2013–14 Owen Sound Attack OHL 40 26 22 48 37
2013–14 London Knights OHL 29 11 16 27 10 9 3 9 12 9
2014–15 Texas Stars AHL 68 10 17 27 38
2015–16 Texas Stars AHL 65 13 13 26 24 3 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 4 1 3 4 2
2016–17 Texas Stars AHL 53 12 21 33 44
2016–17 Dallas Stars NHL 17 3 3 6 21
NHL totals 17 3 3 6 21
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