Brendan Smith Carolina Hurricanes logo

Age 33 Feb 8, 1989
Mimico CAN
Defense shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
200 lbs 91 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2016
Agent Paul Capizzano
Draft Year 2007
Drafted Overall 27
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Detroit Red Wings logo

Transaction History
May 20, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith scored a goal on two shots in Friday's 2-0 win over the Rangers in Game 2.
May 19, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith registered one assist, two hits and a plus-1 rating against the Rangers on Wednesday.
Apr 12, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (undisclosed) will play Tuesday against the Rangers, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Apr 10, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (undisclosed) took part in the Hurricanes' morning skate but is unlikely to play Sunday against the Ducks, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Apr 8, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (undisclosed) left Friday's game versus the Islanders in the third period and did not return. Head coach Rod Brind'Amour had no update on his status after the contest, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Mar 15, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) has been given the all-clear to suit up against Toronto on Thursday, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Mar 10, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the Avalanche, Walt Ruff of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Mar 3, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) will be sidelined again for Thursday's matchup with Washington, Sara Civian of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus the Red Wings, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Feb 26, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) was on the ice for practice Saturday, per CardiacCane.com.
Feb 24, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) is expected to miss more time after exiting Sunday's game versus the Penguins.
Feb 21, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) won't be available against the Flyers on Monday, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Feb 20, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith exited Sunday's game versus Pittsburgh with an upper-body injury and did not return to play.
Jan 12, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith has cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Dec 20, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Nov 24, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Kraken.
Nov 14, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith registered his first goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Blues.
Sep 27, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (lower body) was on the ice for Monday's practice session with his new club, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Jul 29, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brendan Smith | Smith (lower body) signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Hurricanes on Thursday.
May 8, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (lower body) will miss Saturday's season finale against Boston, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Apr 11, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith scored a goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders.
Mar 31, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith ended a seven-game point drought with his fourth assist of the season in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Washington.
Mar 5, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith scored his second goal of the season in Thursday's 6-1 win over New Jersey. He rounded out his stat line with a shot, two blocks, a plus-3 rating and five PIM.
Feb 19, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith scored a goal on his only shot in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers.
Feb 16, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) will return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Devils, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Feb 12, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) will not suit up for Friday's contest against the Bruins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Feb 10, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) won't play Wednesday against the Bruins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Feb 8, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) will not suit up for Monday's tilt with the Islanders, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Feb 4, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) isn't expected to play Thursday against the Capitals, Greg Joyce of the New York Post reports.
Feb 1, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith (upper body) left Monday's game against the Penguins and will not return.
Jan 17, 2021 New York Rangers | Brendan Smith | Smith finished with an assist and a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Islanders.
Feb 9, 2018 Assigned New York Rangers | assigned D Brendan Smith to Hartford (AHL).
Feb 8, 2018 New York Rangers | waived D Brendan Smith.
Jun 29, 2017 New York Rangers | signed D Brendan Smith to a four-year, $17.4 million contract extension.
Feb 28, 2017 Trade New York Rangers | acquired D Brendan Smith from the Detroit Red Wings for a 2017 third-round draft pick and a 2018 second-round draft pick.
Feb 4, 2017 Activated Detroit Red Wings | activated D Brendan Smith from injured reserve.
Jan 5, 2017 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed D Brendan Smith on IR.
Jun 30, 2015 Detroit Red Wings | signed D Brendan Smith to a two-year, $5.5 million contract.
Nov 19, 2014 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed D Brendan Smith on IR.
Nov 19, 2013 Activated Detroit Red Wings | activated D Brendan Smith from injured reserve.
Jul 15, 2013 Detroit Red Wings | signed D Brendan Smith to a two-year, $2.525 million contract.
Feb 27, 2013 Activated Detroit Red Wings | activated D Brendan Smith from injured reserve.
Feb 4, 2013 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed D Brendan Smith on IR.
Feb 3, 2013 Injured Detroit Red Wings | placed D Brendan Smith on IR.
Jan 13, 2013 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | recalled D Brendan Smith from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | assigned D Brendan Smith to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Apr 16, 2012 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) has been recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).
Mar 25, 2012 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) has been assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).
Feb 27, 2012 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) has been recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).
Nov 13, 2011 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Nov 4, 2011 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Nov 3, 2011 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 8, 2011 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 2, 2011 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).
Oct 1, 2011 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL)
Apr 11, 2011 Recalled Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) recalled from Grand Rapids.
Oct 3, 2010 Assigned Detroit Red Wings | (Brendan Smith) assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Brendan Smith
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes logo 45 4 4 8 6 36 573 53.70 55.00 0.40 57.40 0.60 0.31 0.73
Brendan Smith Stats by Elite Prospects Brendan Smith Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2003-2004 Toronto Marlboros U15 AAA Big Nickel Bantam 8 8 8 16 0
2004-2005 Toronto Marlboros U16 AAA OHL Cup 5 1 7 8 14
2004-2005 Toronto Marlboros U16 AAA GTHL U16 66 22 63 85 120
2005-2006 St. Michael's Buzzers OJHL 39 5 21 26 55 Playoffs 17 1 5 6 0
2005-2006 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 5 0 4 4 4
Draft Yr 2006-2007 St. Michael's Buzzers OJHL 39 12 24 36 90 Playoffs 16 6 14 20 0
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Canada East U19 WJAC-19 4 0 2 2 2
2007-2008 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 22 2 10 12 26
2008-2009 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 31 9 14 23 75
2009-2010 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 42 15 37 52 76
2010-2011 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 63 12 20 32 124
2011-2012 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 57 10 24 34 90
2011-2012 Detroit Red Wings NHL 14 1 6 7 13 189 64.29 63.94 10.96 60.70 5.71 0.32 1.91
2012-2013 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 32 5 15 20 49
2012-2013 Detroit Red Wings NHL 34 0 8 8 36 518 50.00 52.98 -0.33 56.04 2.15 0.00 0.69 Playoffs 14 2 3 5 0
2013-2014 Detroit Red Wings NHL 71 5 14 19 68 1,170 51.58 51.46 0.80 54.21 3.07 0.21 0.92 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Detroit Red Wings NHL 76 4 9 13 68 1,187 45.33 52.51 1.27 55.53 2.62 0.15 0.46 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Detroit Red Wings NHL 63 3 12 15 62 951 54.93 54.13 5.63 56.90 7.58 0.13 0.76 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings NHL 33 2 3 5 34 484 47.22 46.85 0.53 48.76 1.96 0.12 0.25
2016-2017 New York Rangers NHL 18 1 3 4 29 320 57.14 45.97 3.03 49.04 1.25 0.19 0.75 Playoffs 12 0 4 4 0
2017-2018 New York Rangers NHL 44 1 7 8 69 674 51.67 43.55 -3.92 45.91 1.60 0.09 0.53
2017-2018 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 11 0 2 2 8
2018-2019 New York Rangers NHL 63 4 9 13 71 842 42.31 48.51 0.80 48.08 2.06 0.28 0.78
2019-2020 New York Rangers NHL 62 3 5 8 71 550 30.60 44.60 -3.60 43.40 -4.20 0.22 0.65 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 New York Rangers NHL 48 5 5 10 73 697 52.10 44.70 -5.40 45.70 -3.00 0.43 0.86
2021-2022 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 45 4 4 8 36 573 53.70 55.00 0.40 57.40 0.60 0.31 0.73 Playoffs 9 1 2 3 0
Brendan Smith Stats by Elite Prospects | Brendan Smith Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Carolina Hurricanes logo
Signing Date July 29, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
Standard Contract | 1 Years $800,000 0.98% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $800,000
UFA
AAV $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $800,000
Minors Salary $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team New York Rangers logo
Signing Date June 28, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
Standard Contract | 4 Years $17,400,000 5.80% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000
UFA
AAV $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $4,525,000 $4,525,000 $2,350,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $1,000,000
Total Salary $5,000,000 $4,525,000 $4,525,000 $3,350,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $4,525,000 $4,525,000 $3,350,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date June 30, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,500,000 3.85% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $2,750,000 $2,750,000
UFA
AAV $2,750,000 $2,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,250,000 $3,250,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,250,000 $3,250,000
Minors Salary $2,250,000 $3,250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date July 17, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,525,000 1.96% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $1,262,500 $1,262,500
RFA
AAV $1,262,500 $1,262,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,250,000 $1,275,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,250,000 $1,275,000
Minors Salary $1,250,000 $1,275,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date May 28, 2010
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,625,000 1.47% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
RFA
AAV $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $787,500 $787,500 $787,500
Signing Bonuses $87,500 $87,500 $87,500
Total Salary $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
Minors Salary $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year