|Born||April 16, 1994 (1994-04-16) |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Texas Stars (AHL)
|NHL Draft||104th overall, 2012|
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.
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.
|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||—||—||—||—||—|