2023 NHL Entry Draft

Film Room: Investigating Will Smith's high-octane offensive game

Will Smith, a star of the US National Development Program, has long been considered an early draft pick for the 2023 class. Despite losing his entire U16 season due to the pandemic, he managed to secure a spot on the US National Team Development Program's U17 team. Since then, he has consistently achieved impressive point totals and raised expectations.

As the NHL Entry Draft approaches, Smith is ranked third among North American skaters and is well-positioned to be the first American chosen. In a class that has received acclaim for its exceptional talent, he is a highly viable option for a top-five selection.

In this analysis, we will delve into Smith's metrics, performance, potential, and everything in between.

Statistical Profile

Smith spent a significant portion of the 2021-22 season playi

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2023 NHL Entry Draft Boston College U.S. National U18 Team USHL NCAA Ryan Leonard Oliver Moore Gabe Perreault Will Smith
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