The Chicago Blackhawks plan to enter into contract talks with Ben Smith in the coming weeks.
Ben Smith has netted two goals in his past two playoff games.
Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw received playing time as Chicago's second-line center in Game 3 when the team was trailing in the third period.
Ben Smith potted his second goal of the postseason in Game 2's 6-2 loss to Los Angeles.
Ben Smith is projected to get a chance to play alongside Bryan Bickell and Jonathan Toews in Game 4 on Friday.
Ben Smith scored with just 3.9 seconds left in regulation to hand Chicago a 4-3 victory over Columbus on Friday.
Ben Smith tallied his 11th goal of the season in Thursday's shootout win over Minnesota.
Ben Smith had a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win against Detroit on Sunday.
Ben Smith has been getting power-play time with the Blackhawks because of Marian Hossa's upper-body injury.
Ben Smith potted his eighth goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Colorado.
Ben Smith had a goal in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Calgary Flames.
Ben Smith scored a goal against the Anaheim Ducks in Friday's 3-2 shootout loss.
Ben Smith will not play Saturday night against Minnesota.
Ben Smith found the back of the net in Chicago's 2-1 victory on Saturday.