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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...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 30, 2015
Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Brendan Smith to two-year, $5.5 million contract

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Brendan Smith to two-year, $5.5 million contract

An offensive defenseman at Wisconsin and in Grand Rapids, Smith has been used in a defensive role in Detroit.
Winging It In Motown Jun 30, 2015

Brendan Smith Gets Two Year Deal, Red Wings Considering Buying out Stephen Weiss

DETROIT, MICH -- The Red Wings have signed restricted free agent defenseman Brendan Smith on a two-year, $5.5 million deal. Smith will make $2.75 million per year. Wings have signed defenseman Brendan Smith to a two-year deal worth $2.75 million per season. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) June 30, 2015 Detroit will now have Xavier Ouellet, and Alexey Marchenko as the odd men out.. So if they are meaning to get them into the lineup, it will have to happen via trade or a player going on waivers. Smith's salary is a massive overpayment, in my opinion. He hasn't done much to deserve...

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