Sharp, Smith lead Blackhawks over Red Wings
Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith returned to practice for the first time since suffering a head injury in a preseason game last Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings.
Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason plus five regular-season games for a hit to the head of Chicago's Ben Smith.
Blackhawks forward Ben Smith is going better after taking a hit to the head, but the hit by Brendan Smith is being reviewed.
Chicago Blackhawks forwards Ben Smith and Viktor Stalberg left Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings early with injuries.