Adam Smith was drafted in the seventh round (198th overall) by the Nashville Predators Saturday at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Smith, a 6′, 180lbs. left-shooting defenseman from Sharon, Ontario, will be entering his sophomore season for Bowling Green this year. This is the first time a Falcon has been drafted by the Nashville Predators.
Smith joined the team for the second half of the 2015-2016 season, accumulating one goal and two assists in 22 games played. He joins Mark Friedman (3rd round, #86 – Philadelphia) and Ryan Bednard (7th round, #206 – Florida) as members of the 2016-2017 roster who have been drafted.