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Brendan Smith

26-Year-Old Defenseman – Detroit Red Wings

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Smith settled into a little more steady role with the Red Wings in 2013-14, scoring 19 points in 71 games. The offensive-minded blueliner got burned less by risky moves, but still is developing. He should improve on the 19 points he registered last season in the upcoming cam...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 211   DOB: 2/8/1989   BORN: Toronto, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #27 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year, $5,5 million contract with Detroit in June 2015.

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Brendan Smith NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 22 NHL DET 14 1 6 7 3 13 13 7.7 0 0 15:38 0 1 1 1:45 17 8
2012-13 23 NHL DET 34 0 8 8 1 36 33 0.0 0 0 18:24 0 2 2 1:14 20 35
2013-14 24 NHL DET 71 5 14 19 -2 68 90 5.6 0 0 18:23 1 0 1 0:11 57 69
2014-15 25 NHL DET 76 4 9 13 -2 68 88 4.5 1 0 17:53 0 2 2 0:15 60 68
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#3 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

17:53

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Brendan Smith was on the ice for 17:53.

0:15

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Brendan Smith was on the ice for 0:15 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 18:24 1:14
2013-14 18:23 0:11
2014-15 17:53 0:15

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Brendan Smith 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 29 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 22:30 0:40
Apr 27 TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 14:07 0:40
Apr 25 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 15:46 0:00
Apr 23 TB 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 12:23 0:00
Apr 21 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 15:41 0:00
Apr 18 at TB Did Not Play
Apr 16 at TB Did Not Play
Apr 11 at CAR Did Not Play
Apr 9 at MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 1 15:15 0:12
Apr 7 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:09 0:00
Apr 5 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 15:19 0:00
Apr 4 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:48 0:00
Apr 2 BOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 15:54 0:00
Mar 31 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 17:57 0:08
Mar 29 at NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:54 0:00
Mar 28 TB 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:25 0:50
Mar 26 SJ 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:12 0:00
Mar 24 ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:14 0:00
Mar 22 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:00 0:00
Mar 20 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 14:42 0:00
Mar 19 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 15:19 0:00
Mar 15 at PIT 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:12 0:05
Mar 14 at PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 19:36 0:00
Mar 12 CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 1 0 18:29 0:05
Mar 9 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:10 0:22
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Mar 8 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:40 0:00
Mar 6 CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 17:26 0:00
Mar 4 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:35 0:00
Feb 28 at NSH 1 0 1 -1 6 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 2 17:58 0:05
Feb 26 at SJ 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 17:38 0:28
Feb 24 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:13 0:04
Feb 23 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 2 20:17 0:03
Feb 21 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 18:32 0:00
Feb 18 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:51 0:00
Feb 16 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:40 0:00
Feb 14 WPG 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 15:24 0:09
Feb 11 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:22 0:00
Feb 7 at ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:20 1:00
Feb 5 at COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 17:43 0:00
Jan 31 NYI 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 17:38 1:00
Jan 29 at TB 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 19:44 1:07
Jan 27 at FLA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:38 0:00
Jan 20 MIN 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 15:54 0:00
Jan 18 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 23:31 0:42
Jan 17 NSH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:23 0:00
Jan 15 at STL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:53 0:13
Jan 13 at BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:15 0:00
Jan 10 at WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:46 0:18
Jan 7 at CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:34 0:00
Jan 6 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:55 0:13
Jan 3 at VAN 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:53 0:23
Dec 31 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:36 0:00
Dec 29 at BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 18:55 0:13
Dec 27 at OTT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 17:35 0:00
Dec 23 BUF 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:41 0:34
Dec 21 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:05 0:00
Dec 19 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 18:41 0:00
Dec 16 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:03 0:08
Dec 13 at TOR 0 0 0 -2 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 18:39 0:00
Dec 12 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 20:04 0:00
Dec 10 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:36 0:00
Dec 7 at CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:38 0:00
Dec 6 NYR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:00 0:00
Dec 4 DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:23 1:06
Dec 2 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:25 0:00
Nov 30 VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 16:43 0:09
Nov 28 at NJ Did Not Play
Nov 26 PHI Did Not Play
Nov 24 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 22 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov 20 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov 18 at CLS 0 2 2 3 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 13:41 1:15
Nov 16 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:08 0:00
Nov 14 CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 21:26 0:21
Nov 9 TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 19:34 0:00
Nov 7 NJ 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 22:46 1:02
Nov 5 at NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:27 0:23
Nov 4 at OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 19:14 0:15
Nov 2 at BUF 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 24:55 0:14
Oct 31 LA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 23:30 2:43
Oct 29 at WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 2 17:10 0:34
Oct 25 at PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 17:31 0:11
Oct 23 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:23 0:00
Oct 21 at MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 17:49 0:00
Oct 18 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:19 0:00
Oct 17 at TOR 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 1 20:46 0:50
Oct 15 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 19:48 0:00
Oct 11 ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 19:23 0:00
Oct 9 BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:31 0:13

Brendan Smith: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Smith is slated to play in Tuesday's Game 3 against the Lightning, MLive.com reports.

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Smith will be a healthy scratch for Game 1 of the Red Wings' first-round playoff series with the Lightning, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Updating an earlier report, Smith was sent to the press box for Saturday's regular-season finale against the Hurricanes for taking a foolish penalty in Thursday's game, according to the Associated Press.

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Smith (rest) will not play in Saturday's regular-season finale against the Hurricanes, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Updating a previous report, Smith (arm) will play Saturday against the Red Wings, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Smith (arm) is not taking part in pregame warmups, suggesting he'll be out Saturday against the Predators.

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Smith is dealing with a sore arm and will be a game-time decision for Saturday's tilt with the Predators, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Smith collected an assist in Saturday's shootout loss to the Jets.

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Smith picked up an assist and two penalty minutes in Tuesday's win over the Wild.

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Smith registered an assist in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Sabres.

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Smith was activated from injured reserve Sunday.

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Smith (hand) could play in Sunday's game against the Canucks, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Smith had an up-and-down postseason with the Wings last season demonstrating both his offensive prowess and his occasional defensive liabilities. The young defenseman is still learning his craft in the big leagues and has a bright future if he can nail down some of his defensive lapses.

2012-13

Even if Smith is initially outside of the top-four blueliners, he could emerge as an option for one of the top pairings and quickly earn a significant power-play role after delivering seven points in 14 games (1 G, 6 A) and a plus-3 rating in his first taste of Detroit last season. Asking him to immediately fill the offensive void created by the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom may be a bit much, but Smith could ascend to the front of the line quickly if the more senior players ahead of him on the depth chart prove unwilling -- or unable -- to quarterback the Wings' power play effectively. In multi-year formats, Smith should be upgraded as he's a virtual lock to secure the aforementioned roles at some point in the not-so-distant future.

2011-12

Smith projects as an eventual top-four blueliner with power-play quarterback upside, but the Wings' addition of Ian White and Mike Commodore could give the team enough short-term depth to enable Smith to begin the year at Grand Rapids (AHL) again. Smith racked up 32 points (12 G, 20 A) with the Griffins in 63 games last season and may not be far away from a prominent role with the big club. Particularly in keeper formats, Smith is an excellent late-round target as he's ready to contribute at the NHL-level should the opportunity arise.

2010-11

A finalist for the Hobey Baker award in his junior season at the University of Wisconsin, Smith led the nation in blue-line scoring with 52 points (15 G, 37 A) last season. He'll likely spend his first professional season in Grand Rapids (AHL), but Smith has the polish to make it up to Detroit quickly and there's top-four potential here depending on how his game develops at the defensive end. The Red Wings believe that Smith will need very little time in the minors before he's ready to contribute at the NHL level there are some concerns about his maturity after some off-ice incidents in Madison but don't be surprised if he debuts this season when injuries necessitate a call up or two. If you're searching for internal options to eventually take over as the role of power-play quarterback whenever Nicklas Lidstrom decides to hang up his skates, look no further.

2009-10

Smith is developing into a top-end offensive blueliner entering his junior season at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to getting derailed by a wrist injury, Smith had 18 points in 21 games (7 G, 11 A) with all of his goals coming on the power play. Much like fellow farmhand Jakub Kindl, Smith projects as an eventual top-four defenseman at the NHL level. The only question is whether he'll leave the Badgers after this season or return for his senior year in 2010-11.

2008-09

Smith will spend the 2008-09 playing his sophomore season for the University of Wisconsin.

2006-07

Smith brings an air of intrigue to the 2007 NHL draft. He's a great skater and puck mover, and he brings a transport truck full of skill to the blue line. But he hasn't really be tested to date -- he's another young man who played Tier 2 hockey for the past few seasons and really needs to be pushed harder to develop. He'll head off to the University of Wisconsin for 2007-2008 and if he adapts well, Smith will be the steal of the 2007 draft class. He has the potential to be a number one, minute-munching, point-tallying stud; stash him and wait.