Reilly Smith and Brendan Smith are already weighing in on the difficult decision their parents will face when the brothers meet one another in the first round of the playoffs.
Reilly Smith, the Bruins’ second line right wing, has played against his older brother, Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith, six times in the regular season over the last two seasons (three times with the Stars and three with the Bruins). Brendan and the Red Wings have won four of those six games.
After the Red Wings were locked into the second wild card spot Saturday night, both players took to Twitter:
Let’s get out those B’s jerseys Ma and Pa
‘ Reilly Smith (@reillysmith18) April 13, 2014 
Family of red for the playoffs. Love when my parents stand behind the winged wheel! #BecauseItsTheCup 
‘ Brendan Smith (@bssmith7) April 13, 2014