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|1976 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in second round
25 overall by St. Louis Blues
Born February 25, 1956
||Position: Left Wing|
5-11 Weight: 205
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Chicoutimi, Quebec (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Memorial Cup: 1975 (Toronto)
Memorial Cup Parsons Trophy (Sportsmanship): 1975 (Toronto)
Miscellaneous: Rated in The Hockey News draft preview issue as
OMJHL's No. 19 prospect for the 1976 NHL draft. ... Spent much of his
childhood in Rochester, N.Y., while his father was playing in AHL.
| Debut: October 12, 1977 (St. Louis at
Numbers: 27 (St. Louis); 18 (Quebec)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired 1986
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
St. Louis, Quebec||103||
AWARDS AND HONORS
1979-80: Played on first Quebec Nordiques NHL team.
|Post-Draft Teams: Kansas City, Salt Lake (CHL);
Syracuse, Binghamton (AHL); Houston (CHL); Cincinnati (CHL); Ljubljana
(Yugoslavia); Selva, Auronzo
(Italy); Campbellton (N.B. Senior)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
CHL Adams Cup: 1977 (Kansas City)
WHA Draft Pick: 1976 (by San Diego,
No. 41 overall in Round 4)
1976-77: Played on CHL regular-season
champion (Kansas City).
1978-79: Played on CHL regular-season
champion (Salt Lake).
Miscellaneous: Was on Houston (CHL)
team that folded on Jan. 8, 1981. ... Returned to Cincinnati after retirement
and became involved in local minor hockey association.
Personal: Son of former NHL player
Stan Smrke. ... Nephew of former minor-leaguer Lou Smrke.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|EXPANSION: St. Louis left Smrke unprotected
for the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft, and he was claimed by Quebec on June 13,
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