After protecting Givani Smith in the expansion draft and signing him to a two-year extension in the off-season, it’s clear that Steve Yzerman and the Detroit Red Wings believe there is a possible future for him in the organization. This season, there’s a chance his future with the team is solidified – if he takes some major steps in his development.
Third Season on the Red Wings
(Advanced Stats Courtesy of Evolving-Hockey)
Last Season With the Red Wings
Last season, Smith spent a majority of his time with the Grand Rapids Griffins, scoring nine goals and six assists in 25 games.