Ty Smith was named a WHL Western Conference and Scholastic Player of the Year.

Smith Ready For The Next Step

Even with a bevy of talented blueliners in this year’s draft class, Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith is making a name for himself among the pool of prospects. Smith is ranked No. 14 on NHL Central Scouting’s final list of North American skaters, and No. 6 as far as defensemen are concerned.