Red Wings Place Brendan Smith On IR
The Detroit Red Wings will have yet another new face on the blue line when they face the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.
UPDATE: The #RedWings have placed Brendan Smith on short-term IR, meaning he will miss a minimum of seven days.— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 4, 2013
The team placed defenseman Brendan Smith on injured reserve and called up 2009 seventh-round pick Adam Almquist to take his spot. Almquist impressed with his play during the preseason and continued to play well in the AHL to start the year with seven assists in 10 games. If/When he plays tonight, it?ll mark his NHL debut.