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New York Rangers Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
Brendan Smith • #42 • W
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'2", 195 lbs.
Born:Feb 8, 1989 (30 yrs) in Mimico, Ont.
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2007 (1/27).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Detroit in 2017.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Skates extremely well and is adept at rushing up ice with the puck. Has offensive ability, an aggressive nature and excellent size. Has good puck skills and a bit of a mean streak.
Flaws: Lacks consistency in all areas of the game of hockey. Also, he could stand to pick his spots better in the hitting department, as he can at times lose his positioning and focus.
Career Potential: Inconsistent, solid all-around defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL All-Rookie Team 2010-11
WCHA Defensive Player of the Year 2009-10
WCHA First All-Star Team 2009-10
NCAA West First All-American Team 2009-10
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2009-10
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