Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Predators' forward Craig Smith is white hot at the moment.

Smith has scored three goals and registered seven points in the Preds' last seven games and he leads Nashville in goal scoring with 18. Smith is a very underrated forward whom we think deserves a little more attentiion than he receives.

Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Craig Smith registered both Nashville goals in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Wild on Thursday.

The goals bring Smith to 18 markers on the season, which is an impressive number on a team with such a commitment to defense. Victor Bartley also picked up an assist in the losing effort.

Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Craig Smith sniped two assists in Nashville's 4-3 win over Winnipeg Tuesday night.

Smith has four points in his last four games, to go with 16 goals and 33 points through 52 games this season.

Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Craig Smith scored his 16th goal of the season in Nashville's 2-1 win against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.

His 16 markers leads the Predators and it is already a personal best for him. Smith is also just six points away from matching his total from his rookie campaign in 2011-12.

Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Craig Smith has generated eight goals and four assists for 12 points in his past 14 games.

He appears to have found a successful formula for himself to find production. "I've just been trying to find open ice and keep my feet moving," Smith said. "I don't like to stop much if I don't have to. Keep my speed, it's as simple as that." Smith has gone through some ups and downs this season, but he has the talent to be a good producer at the NHL level.

Craig Smith C NAS 7 Months

Craig Smith scored a goal and dished out an assist for the Preds in a 4-3 loss to Anaheim Thursday night.

Smith has experienced a nice resurgence with 27 points in 42 contests this season after just 12 in 44 games last year. Paul Gaustad and Richard Clune also scored goals for the Predators in the losing effort.

Craig Smith C NAS 8 Months

Craig Smith scored a pair of goals Monday night, but that was all the Nashville offense could muster in a 6-2 loss to Boston.

Smith has been hot lately, currently on a three game points streak with four goals and an assist. On the year, the 24 year-old has 21 points in 34 games.

Craig Smith C NAS 8 Months

Craig Smith scored a pair of goals for Nashville in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

No other Nashville player managed to find the back of the net in the defeat although Matt Cullen did pick up an assist on each of the tallies.

Craig Smith C NAS 8 Months

Forward Craig Smith returned to the Nashville lineup Saturday night after a three-game absence (flu and healthy scratch) and had an assist on Roman Josi's goal in a 3-2 victory over San Jose.

"I felt good . just had a couple of mistakes, but that's hockey," Smith said.

Craig Smith C NAS 8 Months

Craig Smith will be back in the Predators' lineup agains the Sharks Saturday night.

He had missed Tuesday's game against the Rangers and Thursday's game against Dallas with the flu. If you need Smith, feel free to activate him.