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Brendan Smith could return to Wings today

DETROIT -- If everything goes as it should, the Red Wings will get defenseman Brendan Smith back in time for Sunday's game against the Vancouver Canucks. Wings general manager Ken Holland said the doctors have cleared Smith, who underwent surgery after getting an infection in his hand because of a fight with Columbus' Nick Foligno. "I just wait until the doctor clears me, then I...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes: Wings likely to get Datsyuk, Smith back this week

DETROIT -- There's a good chance the Red Wings will get two players back this week. Both Pavel Datsyuk (groin) and Brendan Smith (hand infection) practiced with the team Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. Datsyuk has missed the last four games and six of the last eight. "I feel good," Datsyuk said. "We'll see (Wednesday) morning. I'm happy to skate full practice with team." There is some...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Brendan Smith placed on IR

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith has been placed on short-term injured reserve and will be off the ice until Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. #168638286 / gettyimages.com According to Pro Hockey Talk, Smith has been placed on a seven day injured reserve due to an infection in his hand that he sustained from a fight. The Red Wings have called...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall D Ouellet, put D Smith in 7-day IR

  The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL and put defenseman Brendan Smith on seven-day injured reserve. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Ouellet played four games with the Red Wings last season and appeared briefly in Detroit's first-round playoff series against Boston. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the second round...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly Smith Pumped To ‘Showcase’ Sibling Rivalry With Brendan Smith (Video)

It’ll be a family affair at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday night. Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith will go up against his older brother, Brendan Smith of the Detroit Red Wings, as their proud parents watch on from the stands. The two also faced off in the playoffs last season with Reilly notching a goal and an assist in the first-round series, but it was Brendan who provided the...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara having a good laugh at the expense of Brendan Smith

If Detroit Red Wings' defenseman Brendan Smith has something to prove to the Boston Bruins, his own teammates or to the world as a whole, he probably shouldn't target the most fearsome hockey player on the planet.Smith, the 6' 1" older brother of Bruins' forward Reilly, apparently had an episode of Napoleon Syndrome at the end of the first period of Sunday's Eastern Conference quarterfinal...
Via Little Blog of Hate
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Smith Wanting To Fight Zdeno Chara Was The Cutest Thing Ever

The Red Wings aren’t exactly known for fighting (ie. they don’t fight), and that made Brendan Smith’s faux attempt at throwing down with Zdeno Chara just that much more funny on Sunday. Brendan did his best to let the big fella know that he wanted to throw down, and Chara responded with only a giggle. Just perfect. The Bruins would also get the last laugh as they evened the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Laughs At Brendan Smith’s Attempt To Fight Him (GIF)

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith got into a shoving matching at the end of the first period in Sunday’s first-round playoff game at TD Garden. Smith, who stands eight inches shorter than Chara, tried to throw a few jabs at the Boston defenseman. It didn’t rattle Chara, though, as he just stood there and laughed at Smith. Maybe Chara was...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries continue to leave the Detroit Red Wings scrambling

Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock Heading into their matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Red Wings were willing to try just about anything that could help their playoff chances, and they did just that. Justin Abdelkader suffered a cut leg in Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Blackhawks and is expected to miss two weeks. Instead of dipping his hand into the Grand Rapids...
Via isportsweb.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Smith to Play Forward vs. Leafs as Detroit Red Wings’ Season Enters YOLO Mode

Justin Abdelkader is out two weeks with a leg laceration and Todd Bertuzzi’s a game-time decision Tuesday night vs. Toronto, so the Detroit Red Wings have moved officially from the “dealing with way too many injuries” portion of their season into “What the hell? Let’s try it” era. Which brings us to this … Brendan Smith playing left wing tonight when #RedWings wings...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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