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VIDEO: One-on-one with Detroit Red Wings prospect Brendan Smith

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Brendan smith notched 12 goals and 32 points in 63 games with the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins last season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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VIDEO: One-on-one with Detroit Red Wings prospect Brendan Smith

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Defenseman Brendan Smith has kept Detroit fans waiting ever since the Red Wings drafted him 27th overall in 2007. The Toronto native tantalized in 2009-10 when he was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award at Wisconsin and led all NCAA defensemen in scoring. After spending last season in the American League, Smith is ready to make a splash with the big club.

THN’s Ryan Kennedy caught up with the 22-year-old at the NHLPA Rookie Showcase in Toronto to discuss the St. Michael's hockey system, his healthy rivalry with his brother, Reilly, and much more.

 

REPORTER: Ryan Kennedy | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper

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VIDEO: One-on-one with Detroit Red Wings prospect Brendan Smith