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Smith will start Thursday vs. the Avalanche.

Smith allowed six goals on 25 shots in the Oilers loss in San Jose on Tuesday. Despite the rough night, the Oilers will go right back to Smith vs. the Avalanche, a team he's had success against in his career. He is 2-2-0 on home-ice and has a .913 SV% on the season. Consider him a solid option against Adam Werner, who makes his first career NHL start in the Avalanche crease.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 11/14/19, 5:58 pm EST

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Smith will start Tuesday in San Jose.

Smith allowed three goals on 23 shots in the Oilers loss to the Blues last Wednesday. Mikko Koskinen started the last two games but the Oilers will come back to Smith against a Sharks team that has won three in a row. Smith has been spectacular on the road this season, going 3-2-1 with a sparkling 1.31 GAAm .957 SV% and one shutout.

Source: Jack Michaels 11/12/19, 4:32 pm EST

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Smith led the Oilers onto the ice for warmups.

Smith allowed one goal on 24 shots in the Oilers win in Columbus on Wednesday. The win was Smith's first since October 12th and pushed him to 4-3-1 with a 2.29 GAA and .919 SV% on the season. Smith has been great on the road, going 2-2-1 with a 1.38 GAA and .947 SV% in five games but has a tough matchup vs. a Penguins team that is hot and finally healthy.

Source: @penguinslive 11/2/19, 1:25 pm EST

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Smith will start Wednesday in Columbus.

Smith was yanked after allowing three goals on 13 shots in the Oilers loss to the Panthers on Sunday. Smith has not won a game since October 12th, going 0-3-1 despite posting a 2.33 GAA, .920 SV% and one shutout (in a 1-0 shootout loss). The Oilers goaltenders need more goal-support and Smith could get it tonight against a Blue Jackets team allowing the sixth-most goals per game (3.55).

Source: Jack Michaels 10/30/19, 12:40 pm EST

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Smith will start Tuesday in Minnesota.

Smith stopped all 23 shots that he faced in the Oilers 1-0 shootout loss in Winnipeg on Sunday. Smith was still credited with a shutout and moved him to 3-1-1 with a 1.98 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout in his first five starts with the Oilers. He is a fantastic option on Tuesday as he faces a Wild team that is 2-6-0 while ranking 29th in the NHL in scoring (2.25 GF/gm).

Source: @EdmontonOilers 10/22/19, 1:20 pm EST

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Smith is in the starter's crease at the Oilers' morning skate.

Smith stopped all 23 shots that he faced in the Oilers 1-0 shootout loss in Winnipeg on Sunday. Smith was still credited with a shutout and moved him to 3-1-1 with a 1.98 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout in his first five starts with the Oilers. He is a fantastic option on Tuesday as he faces a Wild team that is 2-6-0 while ranking 29th in the NHL in scoring (2.25 GF/gm).

Source: Mark Spector 10/22/19, 1:20 pm EST

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Smith will start Monday in Chicago.

Smith stopped 20 of 21 shots in the Oilers win in New York on Saturday. Smith has won all three of his starts with the Oilers, allowing eight goals on 86 shots (.907 SV%). Tonight he faces a Blackhawks team that hasn’t won a game this season, despite averaging 3.00 goals for per game (t-18th in the NHL).

Source: @EdmontonOilers 10/14/19, 3:14 pm EST

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Smith will start in New York on Saturday.

Smith allowed five goals on 32 shots in the Oilers win over the Kings last Saturday. Smith played well in his first two starts with Edmonton, going 2-0-0 while allowing seven goals on 65 shots (.892 SV%). Mikko Koskinen started the last two games, but they’ll come back to Smith this afternoon. The Rangers haven’t played in a week and have scored 10 goals in their first two games.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 10/12/19, 12:37 pm EST

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Smith will start Saturday vs. the Kings.

Smith stopped 31 of 33 shots in the Oilers 3-2 win over Vancouver on opening night. It was an outstanding debut for Smith, who was in command all night. Even during a down year in Calgary, Smith only surrendered three goals in two games against the Kings, so don’t hesitate to get him in your lineups tonight.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 10/5/19, 1:11 pm EST

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Smith is in the starter's crease at the Oilers morning skate.

Smith stopped 31 of 33 shots in the Oilers 3-2 win over Vancouver on opening night. It was an outstanding debut for Smith, who was in command all night. Even during a down year in Calgary, Smith only surrendered three goals in two games against the Kings, so don’t hesitate to get him in your lineups tonight.

Source: Reid Wilkins 10/5/19, 12:37 pm EST

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Smith will make his Oilers debut vs. the Canucks.

After two years in Calgary, Smith made the three-hour drive up AB-2 to Edmonton this offseason. During his time with the Flames, Smith ranked 17th in the NHL in wins (48), 20th in GAA (2.68) and t-29th in SV% (.909). He will make his Oilers debut against a Canucks team that he was 2-1-0 with a 3.02 GAA and .871 SV% against last season.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 10/2/19, 12:55 pm EST

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Smith is in the starter's crease at the Oilers' morning skate.

After two years in Calgary, Smith made the three-hour drive up AB-2 to Edmonton this offseason. During his time with the Flames, Smith ranked 17th in the NHL in wins (48), 20th in GAA (2.68) and t-29th in SV% (.909). He will make his Oilers debut against a Canucks team that he was 2-1-0 with a 3.02 GAA and .871 SV% against last season.

Source: Ryan Rishaug 10/2/19, 12:45 pm EST

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Smith will start Game 5 vs. the Avalanche.

Smith stopped 49 of 52 shots in the Flames 3-2 overtime loss in Colorado in Game 4. The Flames find themselves down 3-1 heading back to Calgary but Smith has played exceptionally well, posting a .931 SV% through four games.That number is even more impressive when you realize that he is facing an average of 43.3 shots per game and saw 50-plus in back-to-back games in Colorado.

Source: Pat Steinberg 04/19/19, 3:32 pm EST

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