Brendan Smith was made a late scratch against Carolina on Saturday night.
Brendan Smith returned to action on Wednesday March 4.
Brendan Smith, who was injured when he was slew-footed by San Jose's Logan Couture on Thursday is questionable for Saturday afternoon's game against Nashville.
The Detroit Red Wings have activated Brendan Smith off injured reserve.
Brendan Smith skated with his teammates on Saturday and could play against Vancouver on Sunday afternoon.
Brendan Smith (hand) hopes to return soon, but he's doubtful for Wednesday's game.
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.