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Mike Smith | Goalie | #41

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/22/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 5 (161) / DAL
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Mike Smith will play between the pipes on Monday.
It will be Smith's third straight start. He has a 15-16-6 record, 2.87 GAA, and .917 save percentage in 38 contests this season. Feb 20 - 3:24 PM

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Mike Smith blocked 29 of 33 shots Saturday as the Coyotes lost a 4-1 game to the Sharks.

Smith is famously strong when facing 40 or more shots, but he has been much less fortunate with less work. In 10 previous games when facing 30 to 35 shots on goal he has a record of 3-5-2 with seven of these contests ending with save percentages of .903 or less. Saturday night’s loss came with a save percentage of .879.
Feb 19 - 1:15 AM

Mike Smith will be in net against the Sharks on Saturday.

Smith has been pretty good over his last 10 games, posting a 7-2-1 record with a pair of shutouts, with 25 goals against and a .928 save percentage. There's nothing quite like a locked-in goalie.
Feb 18 - 3:04 PM

Mike Smith turned aside 41-of-44 shots in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Thursday.

Smith was perfect through two periods but allowed three in the third period as he was under siege from the Kings. Still, he got the job done again and now has three wins in his last four starts. The 34-year-old has 14 wins, a 2.83 GAA and .918 save percentage in 36 appearances.
Feb 17 - 1:43 AM

Mike Smith will take on the Kings on Thursday.

Smith has played his Pacific division foes and the Kings well this season. Through 17 games in the division, he's 6-7-4 with a .928 save percentage and a 2.35 GAA along with two shutouts. Though it's worth noting that he's lost both starts versus Los Angeles with seven combined goals against.
Feb 16 - 3:51 PM

Mike Smith faced 36 shots including 19 in the first period and blocked them all as the Coyotes blanked the Flames 5-0 Monday night.

The Flames came out shooting after their off-week. Smith kept his composure through the high volume of shots in those first 20 minutes and did not let up for the rest of the game. He blocked his 36th shot at the buzzer. This was his second shutout of the season and the 32nd of his career. His most recent shutout came January 26 against Vancouver.
Feb 13 - 11:46 PM

Mike Smith will get the nod Monday versus Calgary.

He has a 13-15-6 record with a 2.92 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage this season. Smith is coming off a 4-3 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Feb 13 - 2:48 PM

Mike Smith faced 31 shots in a 4-3 overtime win against the Penguins Saturday night.

Smith faced overtime for the third time in three straight games. He was victorious in two out of three of those attempts. Smith added some drama to Saturday night’s contest as he gave up a 3-1 lead late in the third and then withstood 4:38 of overtime before teammate Connor Murphy scored the game winner 22 seconds from the end of that period. Smith faced 31 shots with a save percentage of .903.
Feb 12 - 12:36 AM

Mike Smith will be in net against the Penguins on Saturday.

Through 14 career games against Pittsburgh, Smith has posted a 5-8 record with a .912 save percentage and 31 goals against in that span.
Feb 11 - 1:22 PM

Mike Smith made 35 saves but allowed five goals in an overtime loss to Montreal on Thursday.

A high scoring thriller ended the wrong way for Smith who has now seen back-to-back starts with forty pucks shot his way. It's always risky to start to a Coyotes goalie and everyone should know that by now. Smith has a 2.92 GAA and .915 save percentage in 34 starts.
Feb 10 - 1:10 AM

Arizona will go with Mike Smith between the pipes on Thursday against Montreal.

Smith has performed quite well against Montreal in his career. He's posted a 4-2-3 record with a .933 save percentage as well as just 20 goals against. Considering Carey Price's recent struggles in the other crease, this could be another surprise quality start.
Feb 9 - 4:23 PM

While Mike Smith faces an up-and-down season overall, he irregularly throws together masterpiece performances, with Saturday's 3-2 shootout win against the San Jose Sharks ranking as another example.

He stopped 38 out of 40 SOG, another high-volume effort for a goalie who's shown a remarkable knack for hanging in there during lopsided games. The Sharks generated a 40-28 shot differential yet the cellar-dwelling Desert Dogs bested San Jose once more, with Smith being the main culprit.
Feb 5 - 1:58 AM

Mike Smith will be in net against the Sharks on Saturday.

Smith has defended the Sharks well this season. He's 1-0-1 with just four goals against in 87 combined shots. Considering how much the Arizona roster has been bolstered lately, this could be another quality game for the veteran netminder.
Feb 4 - 3:02 PM

Mike Smith allowed four goals on 26 shots in a 4-3 loss to Chicago on Thursday.

Smith was beaten early by vintage Patrick Kane in a first period where he allowed three goals on 16 shots. He battened down the hatch for the rest of the game, making some big saves to keep his team in a tight game but it wasn't enough. Even with a string of decent starts, Smith isn't a recommended start on most nights with the young team in front of him.
Feb 3 - 1:45 AM

Mike Smith will get the nod Thursday against Chicago.

Smith got the day off Wednesday and did not practice. His three-game winning streak came to an end Tuesday, but he still played well against Los Angeles with 36 saves on 39 shots. Smith has an 11-14-5 record this season with a 2.86 GAA and a .917 save percentage.
Feb 1 - 4:19 PM

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