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Oilers' Mike Smith: Earns second playoff shutout
Smith posted a 29-save shutout in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Kings in Game 7.
This was the third shutout in the series between the two teams, and Smith had two of them. He's solidified himself as the Oilers' starter in the playoffs, allowing just 16 goals in seven appearances. Smith and the Oilers will take on either the Flames or the Stars in the second round depending on which of those teams wins their Game 7 on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Between pipes for Game 7
Smith will start Game 7 on Saturday against the visiting Kings, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.
The 40-year-old netminder has been mostly fantastic in Round 1, ringing up a .931 save percentage and 2.67 GAA while facing a ton of rubber (38.5 shots per game, on average). Smith will be tasked with backstopping the Oilers to the second round in a winner-take-all Game 7 on home ice, where he went 10-4-1 with marks of .912 and 2.96 this season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Helps force Game 7
Smith stopped 30 of 32 shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Kings in Game 6.
Smith had allowed eight goals over his last two games, both losses, but he tightened up Thursday to help the Oilers tie the series at 3-3. The 40-year-old netminder has allowed a combined four goals in the Oilers' three wins and 12 goals in their losses. He'll likely get the nod in a win-or-go-home situation in Game 7 on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Guarding cage Thursday
Smith is expected to start in Los Angeles for Game 6 on Thursday, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.
Despite falling in a 3-2 series hole, the Oilers are sticking with Smith to try and force a Game 7 back in Edmonton. The veteran netminder has posted an impressive .930 save percentage this postseason but he's coughed up eight goals over his last two starts. Tuesday's 5-4 loss was the second time this series that Smith allowed four or more goals.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Tending twine Tuesday
Smith is expected to start Game 5 at home against the Kings on Tuesday, per NHL.com.
Despite splitting the first four games of the series, Smith has looked sharp. He's posted a .942 save percentage this postseason and stopped 42 of 45 shots in Sunday's Game 4 loss. His last home appearance was Game 2, when he posted a 30-save shutout.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Leaky again Tuesday
Smith surrendered five goals on 43 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Kings in Game 5.
Smith has faced more than 40 shots in each of the last three games, and he's lost the last two. The Kings outplayed the Oilers for much of the contest, though Smith was able to stabilize things long enough to get the game to overtime, where Adrian Kempe had the decisive goal just 1:12 into the extra session. With 14 goals allowed in five outings, Smith has been just alright in the playoffs. He's likely to start again in a must-win Game 6 on Thursday in Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Peppered with pucks in loss
Smith allowed three goals on 45 shots in Sunday's 4-0 loss to the Kings in Game 4. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
The Oilers' offense went from hot Friday (eight goals) to cold Sunday, with Smith getting no support in this contest. He's still put in three solid performances in four games, but the bounces didn't go in his favor Sunday. The 40-year-old has allowed nine goals through four starts, and he'll likely get the nod again for Tuesday's pivotal Game 5.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Gets nod for Game 4
Smith will start Sunday's Game 4 in Los Angeles, Ryan Rishaug of TSN Edmonton reports.
Smith has won 11 of his last 12 starts dating back to the regular season, with the Game 1 loss in this series representing the lone blemish over that span. He gave up four goals in that one, but Edmonton dominated the next two games by a 14-2 margin to grab a 2-1 lead in the series.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Kept busy in win
Smith stopped 44 of 46 shots in Friday's 8-2 win over the Kings in Game 3.
Smith had plenty of shots to stop, though the Kings struggled to really challenge the 40-year-old netminder. He received plenty of scoring support from the Oilers, who saw multi-goal efforts from Evander Kane, Zach Hyman and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Smith has allowed only six goals on 111 shots in three games -- the defense may be a bit leaky, but he's been up to the task so far. He'll likely start again in Sunday's Game 4.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Guarding cage Friday
Smith will get the starting nod for Friday's Game 3 clash with the Kings.
Smith was outstanding in Wednesday's Game 2 victory, stopping all 30 shots he faced and posting the third shutout in his last seven appearances dating back to the regular season. He's now allowed four goals on 65 shots in the first two games of this series against the Kings. Over his last 10 games, the 40-year-old is 9-1-0 with a terrific .959 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Rebounds with shutout
Smith stopped 30 shots in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Kings.
Smith bounced back from a loss in Game 1 to shut out the Kings, evening the series at 1-1. The 40-year-old netminder now has a 12-18 record with a .931 save percentage for his career in the postseason. Smith was superb to finish the regular season, posting a 9-0 record with a .951 save percentage in the month of April. He'll be back in net Friday in Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Gets starting nod
Smith will guard the home cage during Wednesday's Game 2 versus LA.
Smith was a little shaky in Monday's Game 1 against LA, surrendering four goals on 35 shots en route to a 4-3 defeat. He'll try to bounce back and help the Oilers even up the series at one game apiece by securing his first win of the postseason in a rematch with the same Kings club Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Surrenders four goals in loss
Smith allowed four goals on 35 shots in Monday's 4-3 Game 1 loss to the Kings.
Smith was pretty solid in this one until committing an awful turnover late in the third period, passing the puck from behind the net directly to LA's Alex Iafallo, which led to the game-winning score. Although Smith had a major flub which essentially caused the Oilers Game 1, he'll still likely get the start in goal over Mikko Koskinen for Wednesday's Game 2.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Gets nod for series opener
Smith will start Monday's Game 1 against the Kings, Oilers TV Reporter Tony Brar reports.
Smith was unbeatable in April, going 9-0-0 with a 1.66 GAA and .951 save percentage. He'll look to carry that success over to the month of May as the Oilers begin their quest for the Stanley Cup on home ice against Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Starting in Pittsburgh
Smith will defend the blue paint during Tuesday's road game versus the Penguins.
Smith has been unstoppable in the month of April, stringing together eight straight wins while posting an admirable 1.75 GAA and .949 save percentage. He'll look to keep rolling in a road matchup with a Pittsburgh team that's averaged 3.54 goals for at home this campaign, eighth in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Winning streak hits nine
Smith made 33 saves in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Penguins.
Smith picked up his ninth consecutive win, and he has allowed just 10 goals over the past eight. The 40-year-old goalie was in the midst of a forgettable, injury-marred season prior to this stretch, but Smith has gotten healthy at the right time, reestablishing himself as the top option in Edmonton's crease heading into the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Keeps rolling versus Avalanche
Smith stopped 34 of 37 shots in Friday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche.
Smith has won eight games in a row, and this was just the second time in that span he's allowed three or more goals. The 40-year-old is locked in as the Oilers' top goalie thanks to his late-season hot run. He improved to 15-9-2 with a 2.88 GAA and a .913 save percentage through 27 outings. The Oilers' last road trip of the regular season begins Sunday in Columbus.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Draws start Friday
Smith will be stationed between the pipes at home against Colorado on Friday, per the NHL's media site.
Smith is riding a seven-game winning streak where he's posted a terrific 1.57 GAA, including back-to-back shutouts against Vegas and Nashville. He's now 14-9-2 on the year with a .913 save percentage. The 40-year-old netminder coughed up three goals on 31 shots in an overtime loss to the Avalanche on March 21.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Extends winning streak
Smith stopped 34 of 36 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 victory over Dallas.
After back-to-back shutouts, Smith extended his winning streak to seven with another strong performance. Over the course of the streak, Smith has a remarkable .954 save percentage with a 1.57 GAA. The 40-year-old netminder is clearly the top option in Edmonton right now, as the Oilers look to hang on to a playoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Mike Smith: Tending twine against Stars
Smith will defend the cage at home versus Dallas on Wednesday, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports.
Smith is rolling right now with a six-game winning streak during which he posted a phenomenal 1.49 GAA and .955 save percentage. At this point, the Oilers will likely continue to utilize the hot hand, which could see Smith see the majority of the games heading into the playoffs, though Mikko Koskinen will be waiting to step in if needed.... See More ... See Less
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