Brendan Smith suspended 8 games
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason plus five regular-season games for his hit to the head of Chicago's Ben Smith earlier this week.
Brendan Smith's suspension, without pay, covers a total of eight games. He loses $23,648.65 in salary.
Under new NHL senior vice president Brendan Shanahan -- a former Red Wings star -- eight players have been suspended since the preseason began, for a total of 26 preseason games, 29 ...
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