Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Brendan Smith from their American Hockey League affiliate in Grand Rapids, Mich.Smith will take over the roster spot vacated by forward Todd Bertuzzi, who was placed on injured reserve after missing the club's previous four games with a sinus infection and swollen ear.Smith was brought up after blue liner Ian White was struck in the face by a puck Saturday night in a victory over the Dallas Stars. He suffered a broken cheekbone and is expected to miss the next 10 days.Smith will not be in the lineup Tuesday against St. Louis as he finishes up a five-game suspension for hitting Chicago's Ben Smith in the head during a preseason game.
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