Brendan Smith took a lot of criticism for his play in Game 1 Wednesday.
Brendan Smith recorded an assist in a 3-2 shootout defeat Thursday.
Brendan Smith has learned from being a healthy scratch for the last two games.
Brendan Smith will get back into Detroit's lineup for Thursday's home game versus San Jose.
Defenseman Brendan Smith was a healthy scratch Friday night for the first time this season as Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock squeezed in young newcomer Dan DeKeyser on his blueline corps.
Brendan Smith is trying to put his defensive efforts ahead of potential offensive gains.
Brendan Smith was able to return to Wednesday's game after being the victim of a hard hit courtesy of the Kings' Dustin Penner on Wednesday.
In just his first game since Feb. 2, Brendan Smith looked banged up after taking a hit late in the Detroit Red Wings' 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Brendan Smith (shoulder) is close to returning to action.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) hasn't practiced with a lot of contact yet and isn't sure he'll be able to return this weekend.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) did some skating Wednesday.
Brendan Smith is now expected to be out for three-to-four weeks due to a sprained shoulder.
Brendan Smith will be out of action for about two weeks after injuring his shoulder against Columbus Saturday.