7:55 PM EDT, Tue August 04, 2015

Blashill sees some untapped offensive potential in Smith

DETROIT >> When new Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill was asked if Brendan Smith had some untapped offensive potential his answer was quite clear. “I think Brendan has that ability to do that,” Blashill said. “You have to see …
Winging It In Motown Jul 6, 2015

Jeff Blashill Will Give Defenseman Brendan Smith a Chance on the Power Play

The Red Wings have added a lot of options to their power play over the last couple of weeks after acquiring defenseman Mike Green, and forward Brad Richards. These are two players who have experience on the power play, and are proven contributors. Head coach Jeff Blashill will no doubt utilize Green and Richards on the Red Wings already potent power play, but what else can he add? During the Babcock era, more often than not you might see fans chomping at the bit for defenseman Brendan Smith to get his shot on the man advantage. Unfortunately, that was a very infrequent occurrence. In 195...

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