• Report: Oilers expected to re-sign Smith to 2-year deal

    11 days ago - By TheScore

    The Edmonton Oilers are likely to re-sign veteran goaltender Mike Smith to a two-year deal, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston. The contract will carry an average annual value of around $2 million, Johnston added. At 39 years old, the resurgent Smith pitched a .923 save percentage across 32 games in the 2020-21 regular season, the second-best mark of his career. He was eighth in the league in goals saved above average and goals saved above expected , according to Evolving Hockey. Despite being swept by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Smith registered...
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  • Edmonton Oilers, goalie Mike Smith progressing on new contract

    11 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Smith had one of the best seasons of his career in 2020-21, posting a .923 save percentage in 32 appearances for the Oilers and finishing seventh in Vezina Trophy voting.
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