Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Heat, proud AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, have acquired center Colin Smith from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in exchange for left wing Joseph Cramarossa. Both players are on one-year, American Hockey League contracts.
Smith, 24, is in his fifth season as a pro having spent time with the Colorado Avalanche and Toronto Maple Leafs organizations, before signing with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this offseason. Having compiled 314 AHL games, Smith has a career total of 59 goals and 127 assists for 186 points, 18 of which have come while with the Penguins this season. A prolific junior scorer with the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL, Smith followed up an 85-point season that saw him drafted by Colorado in the seventh round, with a 106-point season in his final junior season before turning pro in 2013-14.
COLIN SMITH (C)
BORN: Edmonton, AB DATE: June 20, 1993
HEIGHT: 5’10” WEIGHT: 178 lbs.
DRAFTED: 7th Round – #192 Overall by Colorado in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft
HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired in an AHL trade from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on February, 14, 2018
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The Heat return home to start a weekend series with the San Jose Barracuda starting this Friday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. during Teacher Appreciation Night, where we say thank you to educators in our community by offering FREE tickets to the game. Teachers can pick up their tickets by visiting stocktonheat.com/teacher or by presenting their School ID to the Stockton Arena Ticket Office on Friday.
It’s also another Fry Day presented by Golden State Restaurant Group McDonald’s! Fans who eat at a participating McDonald’s location can bring their receipt to the Stockton Arena Ticket Office and with a purchase of one ticket, can get one ticket free! To find a participating McDonald’s location nearest you click here!
Plus, during all Friday home games during 2018, fans can bring an empty can or bottle of any Coca-Cola product to the Stockton Arena Ticket Office to receive $5 off any regular priced ticket. One can or bottle required per ticket discount. Subject to availability. Stockton Arena retains the right to select seating locations.
Then on Saturday, the Heat host San Jose at 6:00 p.m. for our second annual Safety Night presented by City Rise Safety along with Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. The first 1,000 fans to enter Stockton Arena will receive Heat sunglasses courtesy of City Rise Safety! It’s also Hockey Night in Stockton presented by Budweiser, where fans over the age of 21 can purchase a Bud & Burger combo for just $15.
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