Casey DeSmith Biography

February 13, 2019
First published on:February 13, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Casey DeSmith

Birth Name Casey DeSmith
Birth Place Rochester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Famous Name Casey DeSmith
Birth Date August 13, 1991
Horoscope Leo
Father Gary DeSmith
Mother Patrice DeSmith
Net Worth $500 thousand
Salary $675,000
Contract 2 year / $1,350,000
Career Earnings $1,012,834
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position in Team goaltender
Current team Pittsburgh Penguins
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Pittsburgh Penguins
Affair with Ellie Pikula
Girlfriend Ellie Pikula

Casey DeSmith is an American professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Casey DeSmith currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins as their goaltender. 


DeSmith reportedly earns around $675,000 as his yearly salary from Pittsburgh Penguins. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. Reportedly, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Ellie Pikula

Casey DeSmith Bio and Early Life

Casey DeSmith was born on August 13, 1991, in Rochester, New Hampshire, the U.S. to parents Gary DeSmith and Patrice DeSmith.

He is American according to his nationality and belongs to the ethnic White group. Further, his star sign is Leo. 

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We might not be this cute anymore but we try our best. Missing my sisters on this #siblingsday ???

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Further, he grew up along with his sister. 

Casey DeSmith Net Worth And Salary

As of 2019, Casey DeSmith has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand which is quite similar to Frédérik Gauthier. He reportedly signed a 2 year/ $1,350,000 contract, including a $50,000 signing bonus, $1,350,000 guaranteed with Pittsburgh Penguins in 2019.

Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $675,000 annually while Sidney Crosby is among the highest earner of the team with the annual salary of $8,700,000. Casey DeSmith so far has made earnings of $1,012,834 from his entire NHL career.

His contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:

2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins $362,834
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins $650,000

DeSmith will earn a base salary of $650,000 in 2018-19, carrying a cap hit of $675,000.

Casey DeSmith Personal Life

Exploring his personal life, he is not married. However, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Ellie Pikula. Further, it is unknown when the couple started dating. 

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Missing my Valentine that much more today. Why you so cute @ellie_pikula ??????????

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As per his Instagram account, the couple seems to be happy in the relationship as he regularly posts a picture of him along with his girlfriend. The couple is living a happy life with no rumors of separation in recent time.  

CAPTION: Casey DeSmith with girlfriend Ellie Pikula SOURCE:

In 2014, DeSmith faced domestic abuse allegations while attending New Hampshire University.  As a result, he was suspended from New Hampshire Wildcats.

On 4 December 2014, DeSmith pleaded not guilty to all charges against him, with the exception of a disorderly conduct violation. He was sentenced to pay a fine of $124.

Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NHL star is 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) in height and weighs around 82 kg.

Casey DeSmith Professional Career

DeSmith signed his first NHL  contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on July 1, 2017 (one year, two way). He began the 2017 2018 AHL season with a 3-0 record with an average of 0.98 goals, 0.965 save percentage and a shutout.

He played his first NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on October 29, 2017, after head coach Mike Sullivan pulled starting goaltender Matt Murray.

DeSmith made his first NHL start on January 18, 2018, and earned his first win in the NHL, stopping 28 of 29 shots in a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

DeSmith signed a three - year, $ 3.75 million contract extension with Pittsburgh on January 11, 2019, during the 2018-19 season, having established himself in the backup role for the Penguins. Currently, he is playing along with his star teammates such as Evgeni Malkin, Nick Bjugstad and many more. 

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