William ‘Billy’ John Smith

Biography

Athlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 1993
Date of Birth: December 12th, 1950
Born in: Perth, Ontario

Played most of his first two pro seasons with Springfield (AHL) before being plucked in expansion draft of ’72 by NY Islanders. With NY, he played 680 scheduled games registering 305 wins, 233 losses and 105 ties. He also posted 22 shutouts and a career 3.17 GAA. In 132 playoff games, he had 88 wins against 36 losses and 2.73 average. Won Stanley Cups in 1980, ’81, ’82, and ’83.