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Smith will start Wednesday vs. the Flyers.

Smith allowed two goals on 27 shots in the Flames win over the Predators on Saturday. Smith has won his last five starts while posting a 1.59 GAA, .941 SV% and one shutout. Smith has done a great job putting a terrible spot behind him and draws a strong matchup tonight. The Flyers are 12-13-3 on the season, including 7-6-1 on the road this year.

Source: Pat Steinberg 12/12/18, 1:42 pm EST

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

Smith allowed two goals on 27 shots in the Flames win over the Predators on Saturday. Smith has won his last five starts while posting a 1.59 GAA, .941 SV% and one shutout. Smith has done a great job putting a terrible spot behind him and draws a strong matchup tonight. The Flyers are 12-13-3 on the season, including 7-6-1 on the road this year.

Source: Derek Wills 12/12/18, 1:42 pm EST

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Smith will start Saturday vs. the Predators.

Smith stopped all 31 shots that he faced in the Flames shutout win over the Wild on Thursday. Smith has been unbelievable as of late, going 5-0-0 while stopping 107 of the 114 shots (.939 SV%) that he has faced. In his first two starts against the Predators, Smith has gone 1-1-0 with a 2.03 GAA and .945 SV%.

Source: Pat Steinberg 12/8/18, 10:15 am EST

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Smith will start Thursday vs. the Wild.

Smith all owed three goals on 16 shots after replacing David Rittich in the Flames 9-6 win in Columbus on Tuesday. Smith has suddenly rattled off four straight wins, allowing a combined seven goals on 83 shots (.916 SV%). With David Rittich struggling on Tuesday, a strong performance tonight could go a long way in Smith re-claiming the No.1 job in Calgary.

Source: Pat Steinberg 12/6/18, 2:41 pm EST

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

Smith stopped all 16 shots that he faced after replacing David Rittich in the Flames 9-6 win in Columbus on Tuesday. Suddenly Smith is playing well, having recorded four consecutive wins while stopping 79 of the last 83 shots (.952 SV%) that he has faced. Smith will get a chance to try and re-claim the stats as the Flames’ No.1 tonight as he tries to stay hot against the Wild.

Source: Kristen Anderson 12/6/18, 1:15 pm EST

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Rittich will start Tuesday in Columbus.

Rittich surrendered four goals on 28 shots in the Flames loss to the Stars last Wednesday. Rittich has lost two straight starts but finished November at 5-1-1 with a 2.30 GAA, .911 SV% and one shutout. Tonight he will take on a Blue Jackets team that has won eight of their last 12 (8-3-1) contests.

Source: Pat Steinberg 12/4/18, 12:59 pm EST

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Smith will start Friday vs. the Kings.

Smith allowed one goal on 29 shots in the Flames win in Arizona on Sunday. It was an important game for Smith, who is fighting for starts with David Rittich. Smith is 2-3-0 with a 2.86 GAA and .891 SV% in November and draws another solid matchup with the Kings in town—especially on the tail-end of a back-to-back.

Source: Eric Francis 11/30/18, 10:15 am EST

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