Wings bring back Brendan Smith

detroit red wings brendan smith 2014 stanley cup odds

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year contract with defenseman Brendan Smith.

View 2014 Stanley Cup Futures

The 24-year-old Smith, a former first-round draft pick, played in 34 games for the Red Wings in 2012-13. In 48 career games, he has a goal and 14 assists, along with 49 penalty minutes.

Smith also appeared in all 14 postseason games for Detroit this season, scoring two goals with three assists.

Smith spent parts of the last three seasons with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League. In 152 career AHL games, he has 27 goals and 59 assists.

The Red Wings announced the deal on Tuesday.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are currently 14/1 to win the 2014 Stanley Cup. The Penguins are favored at 13/2, the Blackhawks are 7/1 to defend their championship, and the Bruins are 10/1. The Blues, meanwhile, are 12/1, while the Kings are 14/1 and the Canucks are 16/1.

Bet 2014 Stanley Cup Futures

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Sharks vs. Penguins Game 1 Pick The 2016 Stanley Cup Final gets underway tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the San Jose Sharks at...
Thumbnail Penguins-Sharks Series Preview After a much-needed respite, Pittsburgh and San Jose return to the ice Monday in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final. Which side will own the upper hand when the action...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Penguins Game 7 Pick Will it be a high-scoring game 7 when the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins meet tonight at 8PM...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Sharks Game 6 Pick The San Jose Sharks look to close out the Western Conference Finals tonight at 9PM ET when they host the St. Louis Blues in...
Thumbnail Penguins vs. Lightning Game 6 Pick Can the Tampa Bay Lightning close out the Eastern Conference Finals when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at 8PM ET in...
More inNHL Articles  

NHL Headlines

More inNHL News  

NHL Team Pages