2005 Ernie Smith 237Ernie Smith played in four Canadian championships (1945, 1949, 1951 and 1952), winning the title in 1945 and 1949.

Actually, he took part in five Mann Cup tournaments. Smith became a referee after his 1953 retirement, officiating in 113 senior games including the second and fifth games of the 1955 Peterborough-Victoria Mann Cup series.

During his 303-game senior career, Ernie accumulated 429 goals and 127 assists for 556 points and won the MVP honours in the 1952 league playoffs.

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