Ryan Smyth

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Ryan Alexander Borden Smyth (born February 21, 1976) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger who played most of his career for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was especially known for playing in the style of a power forward. Smyth announced his retirement on April 11, 2014, after 19 seasons in the NHL. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ryan Smyth has received more than 339,764 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ryan Smyth is the 267th most popular hockey player, the 989th most popular biography from Canada and the 56th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Ryan Smyth ranks 267 out of 358Before him are Henrik Tallinder, Justin Williams, Ilya Nikulin, Ed Jovanovski, Kirill Kaprizov, and Thomas Greiss. After him are Alexander Vasyunov, Jay Bouwmeester, Peter Budaj, Shane Doan, Jonathan Toews, and Vladimír Sobotka.

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Among people born in 1976, Ryan Smyth ranks 895Before him are Keiichiro Nakano, Yoanka González, Matt Harpring, Takuya Ito, Minoru Kobayashi, and Erin Burnett. After him are Akira Oba, Sota Kasahara, Shane Doan, LaTasha Colander, Calvin Marlin, and Alex.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Ryan Smyth ranks 989 out of 1,130Before him are Carol Huynh (1980), Andre De Grasse (1994), Tonya Verbeek (1977), Kyle O'Reilly (1987), Kaillie Humphries (1985), and Derek Boogaard (1982). After him are Corey Perry (1985), Jay Bouwmeester (1983), Shane Doan (1976), Jonathan Toews (1988), Rainbow Sun Francks (1979), and Matthew Knight (1994).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Ryan Smyth ranks 56Before him are P. K. Subban (1989), Eric Staal (1984), Sean Avery (1980), Paul Stastny (1985), Justin Williams (1981), and Ed Jovanovski (1976). After him are Jay Bouwmeester (1983), Shane Doan (1976), Jonathan Toews (1988), Steven Stamkos (1990), Brent Burns (1985), and John Tavares (1990).