Brendan Smith

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Birthday
8, 1989
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian defenceman who made his NHL debut with the Detroit Red Wings in 2011. He previously spent three years playing college hockey at the University of Wisconsin, where he was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

Before Fame

He grew up in Etobicoke, Ontario and began playing for the Wexford Raiders in the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League in 2005. That year, he also represented Ontario at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Trivia

As a member of the Red Wings, he faced off against his younger brother Reilly Smith in the first round of the 2014 playoffs when the Red Wings played the Boston Bruins.

Family Life

His older brother, Rory Smith, is a lacrosse player who won back-to-back Mann Cups with the MSL Chiefs.

Associated With

He has played alongside fellow defenceman Jonathan Ericsson in Detroit.