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Position
G
 
Jersey
41
Name  Mike Smith
Born  3/22/1982
Height  6-4
Weight  215
Shoots  L
11/26/2014 9:57:00 AM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith blew a golden opportunity to capture a victory.
Insight: Arizona jumped out 3-0 in the first period, but slowly gave it away to the Avalanche. The game was tied by the 4:05 mark of the third period. Smith allowed a fourth goal in overtime. Smith made 31 saves on 35 shots. At least he helped the Coyotes to one point, but Smith is still just 4-11-2 this season.
 
11/19/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith's struggles continued on Tuesday night.
Insight: He did not play poorly, stopping 22-of-24 shots on goal, but took the loss in overtime. Smith is now 4-9-1 with a 3.31 GAA and .890 save percentage.
 
11/12/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith struggled in the second and third period in the loss to the Stars on Tuesday.
Insight: Smith did not allow a goal until late in the second period, but then allowed three straight and a fourth goal, shorthanded, late in the third period as Arizona lost, 4-3. Of course, the Coyotes defense directly led to that great first period as Smith only faced six shots. He is now 4-8-0 on the season.
 
11/8/2014 10:32:00 PM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith played well in a losing effort.
Insight: He stopped 31-of-32 shots, but lost a tough game to the Islanders 1-0. Smith is 4-7-0, but is owners should still consider him a decent option in net, moving forward.
 
11/8/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith made 37 saves in a, 3-2, shootout victory against the Ducks.
Insight: Anaheim outshot Arizona, 25-to-39, but behind Smith's strong goaltending, the two teams were tied at the end of overtime. Smith made one stop in the shootout, and another player missed the net as Smith won fifth game of the season.
 
11/5/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith made 28 saves in a 3-2 win Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: He is now 3-6-0 with a 3.63 GAA and .880 save percentage. Owners would like to see drastic improvement soon.
 
10/30/2014 10:10:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith suffered his fifth loss of the season, Thursday against the Panthers.
Insight: He made 24 saves on 26 shots, but it was not enough. Smith is 2-5-0 on the season, but owners should expect some wins to come soon.
 
10/28/2014 10:35:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith had a game to forget.
Insight: Smith allowed six goals on 33 shots. That's a .818 save percentage. That will certainly hurt the goalie categories in roto leagues.
 
10/26/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith picked up his second win of the season, Saturday against the Panthers.
Insight: He made 23 saves in a 2-1 victory, and is now 2-3-0 with a supbar 3.80 GAA and .867 save percentage. However, owners should expect his numbers to improve over the next few weeks.
 
4/12/2014 2:25:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith (knee) will miss Saturday's game against San Jose.
Insight: Smith (27-21-10, 2.64 GAA, .915 SV%) hasn't played since March 24. Thomas Greiss will likely make his ninth consecutive start (9-8-5, 2.35 GAA, .920 SV%).
 
4/8/2014 4:59:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith (knee) was a full participant in Monday's practice, but he still isn't ready to return.
Insight: According to nhl.com, Smith will sit out again Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. It will be his seventh straight absence.
 
3/27/2014 3:55:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith left Monday's game with a right leg injury and no timetable will be announced until Friday, so he's definitely out for Thursday's contest.
Insight: He was replaced in net by Thomas Greiss halfway through the third period. Greise beat Pittsburgh on Tuesday stopping 23-of-25 shots and should be in the nets tonight as well.
 
3/24/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith left Monday's game with a right leg injury. SOURCE: Sarah McLellan, AZ Central
Insight: He was replaced in net by Thomas Greiss halfway through the third period. Smith saved 25 of 27 shots before his departure.
 
3/5/2014 9:51:00 AM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith turned in his third shutout of the season Tuesday against the Canucks.
Insight: Smith is extremely inconsistent and is 21-18-10 with a 2.72 GAA and a .913 SV% this season. He allowed four goals against the Blues just two days before.
 
10/10/2013 10:26:00 PM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith bounced back from his rough start Tuesday with 28 saves on 30 shots Thursday in a win over Detroit.
Insight: Smith allowed five goals on 15 shots Tuesday on the road against the Islanders before being pulled. As we noted two days ago, Smith was very inconsistent last season, recording five shutouts but also giving up at least four goals in 10 of his 34 games.
 
10/8/2013 9:50:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith only lasted two periods Tuesday against the Islanders. He was pulled after giving up five goals on 20 shots.
Insight: Smith gave up four goals on a whopping 74 shots in his first two games (.946 SV%). He was extremely inconsistent last year, recording five shutouts but also giving up four or more goals in 10 of his 34 games.
 
6/30/2013 6:02:00 PM
Description: The Associated Press is reporting that goalie Mike Smith will re-sign with the Coyotes for six years and $34 million.
Insight: Though he's not at the level of a Henrik Lundqvist or a Tuukka Rask, Smith is still one of the game's top netminders. In 34 games last season, the 31-year-old earned 15 wins with a 2.58 GAA. No goalie in hockey had more shutouts than Smith in 2013 (five).
 
4/7/2013 11:28:00 AM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith (upper body) returned to action for the first time since March 21 and blanked the Avalanche with 24 saves.
Insight: Smith has five shutouts this season, but he has been uneven in other starts and owns a 2.71 GAA and .904 SV%.
 
4/6/2013 4:37:00 PM
Description: Phoenix goalie Mike Smith (upper body) will start Saturday's game against the Avalanche.
Insight: It will be his first action since March 21. After going 38-18-10 with a 2.21 GAA and .930 SV% last season, Smith has regressed to a 2.83 GAA and .901 SV%, but he does have four shutouts.
 
3/29/2013 9:14:00 PM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (upper body) will not return to action Saturday against San Jose. SOURCE: Sarah McLellan, AZCentral.com
Insight: Smith has missed the last two games and won't even join the team in San Jose for Saturday's contest. Backup Jason LaBarbera has allowed 11 goals in three starts since Smith suffered the injury.
 

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