Ladislav Smid RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flames new defenceman Smid gets advice: ‘Just embrace it’

    Calgary Herald "Lots of players get traded. But no one could possibly know how Ladislav Smid feels, being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the dastardly Calgary Flames. Well, except for one guy. And one guy only. Steve Staios did the inaugural north-to-south transfer when he was shipped to the Flames at..." November 11

  • Oilers trade Smid to Flames for prospects

    NHL.com "Ladislav Smid will see the Battle of Alberta from the other side after being traded by Edmonton Oilers to the Calgary Flames on Friday for two prospects. Smid and minor-league goaltender Olivier Roy went from the Oilers to the Flames in exchange for two minor leaguers, goaltender Laurent..." November 09

  • Oilers send Smid, Roy to Calgary for Horak, Brossoit

    Edmonton Sun "The Edmonton Oilers have parted ways with defenceman Ladislav Smid. On Friday, the Oilers announced they had traded Smid and goaltending prospect Olivier Roy to the Calgary Flames in exchange for centre Roman Horak and goaltender Laurent Brossoit. Horak, 22, originally selected by the New..." November 08

  • Jeff Petry and Ladislav Smid must get better, not worse, for the Edmonton Oilers to make the playoffs

    Edmonton Journal "Ten Things the Oilers must do to make the playoffs Part 3 In Part 1 of this Cult of Hockey series we focused on how the Oilers have to find depth defenders and how the teams’ young stars must step up as leaders and refuse to lose. In Part 2 we looked at the need to get solid forechecking out of..." September 20

  • Ladislav Smid signs 4-year deal with Edmonton Oilers, climbs off trading block

    Yahoo! Sports "The Edmonton Oilers have crept within two points of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, but that’s not why UFA-to-be Ladislav Smid was removed from the trade deadline yard sale and was signed to a 4-year, $14-million contract extension on Monday. He was signed because he’s a quality..." April 01

  • Smid misses shifts after taking shot off arm

    Edmonton Journal "Edmonton Oilers defenceman Ladislav Smid took a shot off his left arm in the first period as he dove to block the puck and ended up missing several shifts. “The arm went numb on me,” Smid said after Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Nick Leddy delivered a bullet. “And it’s still pretty sore. It’s..." February 26