Smith stopped 31 of 33 shots in a win over the Oilers on Tuesday. He was given Wednesday night off so he should be well rested and good to go on Friday. He draws a tough matchup when the Coyotes travel to Vancouver. Smith is 5-4-2 with a 3.21 GAA and .914 SV% on the road this season.
Mike Smith will look to rebound as they kick off a four-game road trip tonight in Edmonton.
Smith gave up four goals on 35 shots in a loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday. It was the sixth straight game that Smith allowed at least three goals… Ouch. His GAA has inflated to 3.07 during his four game losing skid. Smith is the first one to say he needs to be better and that starts tonight in Edmonton.
Smith was given Wednesday off, but will be back in goal tonight vs. Chicago. He gave up three goals on 28 shots in his third straight loss on Monday. He has a tough matchup to close out a tough month, he went 5-3-2 with a 3.08 GAA and .910 SV% in November.
Smith gave up four goals on 23 shots in Saturday's loss to the Ducks. It was the fourth straight game that Smith has allowed three or more goals, pushing his GAA to 3.02. He catches a break tonight when the Coyotes travel to Nashville to take on the 24th ranked Predators offence (2.26 G/PG).
Smith allowed four goals on 30 shots in an overtime loss to the Avalanche on Thursday. It was his second loss at home this season, but he has yet to lose one in regulation. He has another tough matchup against the Ducks tonight. In two starts vs. Anaheim this season, Smith is 0-1-1 with a 2.89 GAA and .910 SV%.
Smith surrendered three goals on 30 shots but still walked away with the win over Saturday. The W moved him to 8-0-1 with a 2.39 GAA and .921 SV% at home this season. Tonight the Coyotes welcome the Avalanche to town for the first time this season. It is a tough matchup for Smith, but his home record suggests he should have a strong night.
Smith allowed four goals on 52 shots against the Blackhawks on Thursday. He has seen a ton of rubber this season, 607 shots in 18 starts (33.7 per game) which is 39 more than the next highest (Ryan Miller - 568). Tonight he faces his former team and a scorching hot Ben Bishop, winner of six-straight.
Smith was great stopping 37 of 39 shots in an OT win over the Blues on Tuesday. The win was Smith's 11th of the season, and sixth in his last seven starts. His GAA (2.81) and SV% (.917) don't blow you away, but he has keeps the Coyotes high-powered offence in every game and that is why he is 11-3-2. Smith has a tough matchup when the Coyotes travel to Chicago tonight.
Smith gave up three goals on 32 shots in a win over the Capitals on Saturday. Smith has been on fire lately (won 5 of his last 6) but tonight he has a tough test in St. Louis. He is much better at home than he is on the road - 3-3-1 with a 3.50 GAA and .906 SV% away from Phoenix this season.
Smith had his four-game winning streak snapped when he gave up four goals on 28 shots in a loss to the Ducks on Wednesday. Smith has carried the Coyotes to an impressive 11-4-2 start, but he has a tough matchup tonight vs. Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals.
Smith stopped 48 of 50 shots in a huge shootout win versus the Sharks on Saturday. Smith has been on fire as off late, winning three straight starts and five out of his last six. In his last two starts he has made 89 saves en route to a 1.44 GAA and .967 SV%. He's got a tough matchup tonight vs. the Canucks.
Smith will get a second crack versus the Kings after being pulled after the first period just five days ago. He allowed four goals on 15 shots and didn't return to the crease for the second stanza. Historically he has been good vs. LA (9-4-0) but how much weight does that matter in 2013-14?
Smith was pulled on Thursday after giving up four goals on 15 shots in a loss to the Kings. It was Smith's first bad outing in his last four starts, he will look to jump back into the win column today vs. an up-and-down Oilers team.