Brendan Smith has been placed on injured reserve with an infected hand.
Brendan Smith contributed two assists in Tuesday's 5-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Brendan Smith had a hip/groin ailment last Monday, but it didn't prevent him from playing in Thursday's home opener versus Boston.
Brendan Smith didn't skate on Monday due to a hip/groin injury.
Brendan Smith is confident he'll be better in 2014-15.
Brendan Smith is coming into the final year of his two year contract that is paying him $1.26 million annually on the Detroit Red Wings' blueline.
Brendan and Reilly Smith will be on opposing sides in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Brendan Smith generated a goal and an assist in Saturday's win over Minnesota.
Brendan Smith will return to the back end Thursday night versus Pittsburgh.
Defenseman Brendan Smith will serve as a left winger on Tuesday.
Brendan Smith appears to be fine and should be ready to play Sunday in Ottawa.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) will return to the Detroit Red Wings' lineup on Tuesday.
Look for the Red Wings to activate Brendan Smith (shoulder) from injured reserve prior to Tuesday's game versus Nashville.
Brendan Smith (shoulder) might be ready to return on Tuesday.