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  • This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    It was on this day in 1993 that the New York Islanders retired goaltender Billy Smith’s number 31. ┬áIn doing so, Smith became one of six former Islanders players to have his number retired by the organization. Billy Smith was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, but in 1972 he was selected by the […]