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Brendan Smith

Born:February 8, 1989Draft:2007 Red Wings #9 Overall
Hometown:Mimico, ON, CANPosition:D/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Carolina Hurricanes

Brendan Smith (born February 8, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes. Although he is listed as a defenseman, Smith is a versatile player who also plays forward. Smith was drafted 27th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and was previously a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

Brendan Smith New York Rangers
Brendan Smith, New York Rangers (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • 2009-10 NCAA (WCHA) Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2009-10 NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team
  • 2009-10 NCAA (West) First All-American Team
  • 2009-10 NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
  • 2010-11 AHL All-Rookie Team

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