September 24, 1997 in Sports

Jared Smyth


Age: 18

Height: 6-0.

Weight: 175.

Number: 17.

Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta.

Position: Left wing.

Last year: 53 games, 3 goals, 5 assists, 1 power play goal.

Draft status: Free agent.

Quick check: Comes from a great gene pool. Brothers Kevin and Ryan played for Chiefs coach Mike Babcock in Moose Jaw. Ryan Smyth is the scoring leader of the NHL Edmonton Oilers.

Coach’s comment: “Great speed. This should be a breakthrough season for him. Once again the issue is staying healthy.”

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