|June 18 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET16:18 GMT12:18 AM 北京时间9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST20:18 UAE12:18 ET - The Chicago Blackhawks say the team has agreed to terms with forwards Brandon Bollig and Ben Smith on two-year contracts.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Smith has six goals in 26 games over the past two seasons. He also scored an overtime goal in Game 6 of the 2011 Western Conference quartefinals against Vancouver. A sixth-round pick in the 2008 draft, Smith had 15 goals and 16 assists in 38 games with Rockford this past season.
|Mar. 8 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 AM 北京时间7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)21:37 ET - Smith will undergo season-ending surgery next week to repair a right hip tear and hernia. Team physician Dr. Michael Terry said the recovery for Smith would take approximately four months. The surgery is scheduled for March 15.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Smith has two goals in 13 games for the Blackhawks and has spent most of the season with Rockford of the AHL. Smith, a former star at Boston College, made his NHL debut last season and played six regular-season games. He then scored three goals in an opening-round, seven-game playoff loss to Vancouver.
|Oct. 6 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 AM 北京时间8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)23:50 ET - Smith was ruled out of Chicago's opener due to a concussion.
Analysis: It is unknown when Smith is expected to return to the ice.