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Mike Smith | Goalie | #41

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (35) / 3/22/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 5 (161) / DAL
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Mike Smith (groin) skated before his teammates practiced on Saturday.
That's a good sign in is recovery from a groin injury. He has missed the last two games due to the ailment and he's considered to be day-to-day. David Rittich will start again for the Flames on Saturday night. Feb 17 - 1:40 PM

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Mike Smith (groin) has been ruled out for Thursday's game versus Nashville.

That will be the second game Smith will sit, as he won't play Tuesday against Boston either. After that he is considered to be day-to-day, as he received some good news from his MRI.
Feb 13 - 12:35 PM

Mike Smith (groin) won't be available for Tuesday's game against Boston.

Coach Glen Gulutzan said Smith will undergo further evaluation Monday to determine his status moving forward. The Flames will bring someone up from the minors, so look for Jon Gillies to serve as David Rittich's backup for now.
Feb 12 - 2:11 PM

Mike Smith's injury appears to be to his groin.

Smith was forced to leave Sunday's game with only a couple of ticks of the clock remaining after making his 23rd save of the game. "It’s tough … you never want to see it (happen). But we’ll deal with it when we know exactly what we’re dealing with," said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan. "It would be a huge blow for our team. Arguably, he’s been our MVP. But he’s a guy that takes such good care of himself, and we’re hoping this will be minor. But if it isn’t, we’ve got other guys that can come in. It’s what other teams have had to do this year." Consider him day-to-day for now but an update should be available in the next day or two.
Source: Calgary Sun
Feb 12 - 6:56 AM

Mike Smith left Sunday's game against the Islanders with two seconds remaining in the third period, requiring help to skate off the ice.

It appeared to be a lower body injury. Smith made 23 of 25 saves to help Calgary earn a comeback victory. If he has to sit for extended time, the Flames will certainly miss him. He is 23-16-6 this season with a 2.53 goals against average and .921 save percentage.
Source: David Amber
Feb 11 - 10:21 PM

Mike Smith will be in the crease Sunday night against the New York Islanders.

Smith will look to bounce back after he surrendered four goals to the Rangers on Friday in a 4-3 loss. He has posted a 22-16-6 record this season with a 2.54 goals-against-average and .921 save percentage.
Feb 11 - 12:10 PM

Mike Smith allowed four goals on 36 shots in Friday's 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.

The Flames went into the third period with a 3-2 lead after trailing 1-0 and 2-1. Unfortunately for Calgary, the Rangers got goals from Rick Nash and Mika Zibanejad to complete the comeback in the final frame. Smith has just two wins in his last eight decisions. The loss drops his record to 22-16-6 on the season. He'll enter his next appearance with a 2.54 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage.
Feb 9 - 10:59 PM

Mike Smith will play between the pipes Friday night.

Smith will be looking to extend his personal winning streak to three games. He has a 22-15-6 record, 2.50 GAA, and .922 save percentage in 45 contests this season.
Feb 9 - 4:40 PM

Mike Smith allowed two goals on 36 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win on the road against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Smith and the Flames were punched in the mouth early, as Alex DeBrincat struck for a power-play goal just 3:35 into the game. That got the crowd going, but Dougie Hamilton quieted them down with an equalizer early in the second. The Flames struck for two more goals before Smith yielded a goal to Patrick Kane with just :07 left in regulation to make it look closer than it was.
Feb 6 - 11:31 PM

Mike Smith will start Tuesday night against Chicago.

Smith was in goal for the Flames for a 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks this past Saturday. He has posted a 21-15-6 record this season with a 2.52 goals-against average and .922 save percentage.
Feb 6 - 3:57 PM

Mike Smith stopped 25 of 28 shots in a 4-3 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

None looked happier than Smith after Sean Monahan's OT winner. The veteran goaltender broke his five-game losing streak. His record now sits at 21-15-6 with a 2.52 goals-against-average and .922 save percentage.
Feb 4 - 1:22 AM

The Calgary Flames will have Mike Smith in goal tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Smith hasn't recorded a win since mid-January, going 0-2-3 since then. He'll come into tonight's game with a 20-15-6 record, a 2.51 goals against average and .922 save percentage. The 35-year-old netminder will be in a good bounce back spot against the struggling Blackhawks.
Feb 3 - 1:05 PM

Mike Smith is the Flames' probable starter for Saturday night's game against Chicago.

Smith was practicing in the starter's net on Friday despite being pulled after allowing six goals on only 27 shots against Tampa on Thursday. Smith has been stellar for most of the season, although he has been struggling very recently. That said, the Flames will live or die with Smith and he will likely get the majority of the starts from here on in. For the season, the veteran sports a 20-15-6 record with a 2.51 GAA and a.922 SP.
Feb 3 - 12:31 PM

Mike Smith allowed six goals on 27 shots in a 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Smith was 20 minutes away from his 21st victory, until the Bolts scored three unanswered goals in the third. He was then pulled for David Rittich, who allowed one goal on four shots. Smith's record falls to 20-15-6 with a 2.51 GAA and a .922 save percentage.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 2 - 12:35 AM

Mike Smith is expected to start on Thursday.

Smith and the Flames will be looking to bounce back after their late game collapse to Vegas on Tuesday. He has a 20-14-6 record, 2.41 GAA, and .925 save percentage in 42 games this season.
Feb 1 - 1:52 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Mikael Backlund
3Mark Jankowski
4Matt Stajan
LW1Johnny Gaudreau
2Matthew Tkachuk
3Kris Versteeg
4Sam Bennett
5Marek Hrivik
6Morgan Klimchuk
7Ryan Lomberg
RW1Michael Frolik
2Micheal Ferland
3Garnet Hathaway
4Curtis Lazar
5Troy Brouwer
D1Dougie Hamilton
2Mark Giordano
3T.J. Brodie
4Travis Hamonic
5Michael Stone
6Matt Bartkowski
7Brett Kulak
G1Mike Smith
2David Rittich
3Jon Gillies