The Detroit Red Wings announced the signing of defenseman Brendan Smith to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday.
Financial terms were not officially announced but the contract is reportedly worth $2.75 million per season.
The blueliner, 26, was Detroit’s first-round draft pick (27th overall) in 2007. In 195 career games played he has ten goals and 37 assists for 47 total points.
Smith had been scheduled to become a restricted free agent on Wednesday.