Stars Sign Forward Craig Smith to a One-Year Contract

DALLAS, TX – Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed forward Craig Smith to a one-year contract through the 2023-24 season. The one-year deal is worth $1 million.

Smith, 33, recorded nine goals and 16 points (9-7-16) in 64 regular-season games with Boston and Washington in 2022-23. Starting the season in Boston, Smith registered his 400th career point with an assist on Oct. 22, 2022 vs. Minnesota and skated in his 800th career regular-season game on Nov. 23, 2022 at Florida. Acquired by the Capitals on Feb. 23, Smith recorded five goals and six points (5-1-6) in 22 regular-season contests for Washington.

“Craig brings a wealth of experience and leadership to our group,” said Nill. “He’s a player we’ve been familiar with over the years, especially during his time in Nashville, and we’re looking forward to having him join our team.”