• Sharks place Smith on waivers

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks forward Ben Smith was placed on waivers Wednesday. Smith, who never really seemed to get in head coach Pete DeBoer’s good graces from the start of training camp, has played in just six games. He's scoreless with a -1 rating while averaging just 5:59 of ice time. Smith missed a total..." January 21

  • Blackhawks trade Ben Smith to San Jose for Andrew Desjardins

    Chicago Sun-Times "Ben Smith has been traded to the San Jose Sharks, a source confirmed on Monday afternoon, just two hours before the trade deadline. According to multiple reports, the Blackhawks received center Andrew Desjardins, who is on an expiring contract. reported that the Sharks will still pay half..." March 02

  • Blackhawks agree to terms with Smith and Raanta "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Ben Smith and goaltender Antti Raanta on two-year contract extensions, which run through the end of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season. Smith, 25, recorded career highs in nearly every statistical category..." June 27