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Rittich will start Friday in Florida.

Rittich allowed two goals on 32 shots in the Flames loss in San Jose on December 28th. Rittich hasn’t played a lot, but has played well in his first five appearances with the Flames—he is 3-1-1 with a 2.04 GAA and .924 S%. Tonight he takes on a Panthers team that has won six of their last nine games.

Source: Kristen Odland 01/12/18, 6:16 pm EST

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Smith will start Thursday in Tampa Bay.

Smith allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Flames win in Minnesota on Tuesday. Smith has won four in a row while allowing just 10 goals on 132 shots (.924 SV%). Tonight he will look for his fifth straight win against the top team in Tampa Bay—he is 7-3-3 with a 1.96 GAA and .944 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Pat Steinberg 01/11/18, 5:35 pm EST

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

Smith allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Flames win in Minnesota on Tuesday. Smith has won four in a row while allowing just 10 goals on 132 shots (.924 SV%). Tonight he will look for his fifth straight win against the top team in Tampa Bay—he is 7-3-3 with a 1.96 GAA and .944 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Kristen Odland 01/11/18, 5:35 pm EST

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Smith will start Tuesday in Minnesota.

Smith allowed two goals on 29 shots in the Flames win over the Ducks on Saturday. Smith has won three straight while allowing a combined eight goals on 97 shots (.918 SV%). Smith will make his third start against Minnesota this season—he has gone 0-1-1 with a 1.93 GAA and .925 SV% in the first two meetings.

Source: Derek Wills 01/9/18, 12:44 pm EST

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Smith will start Saturday vs. the Ducks.

Smith allowed three goals on 31 shots in the Flames win over the Kings on Thursday. Smith has been victorious in three of his last five starts while allowing 12 goals on 166 shots (.928 SV%). The veteran netminder has played very well against Anaheim this season, going 1-1-0 with a 1.02 GAA and .976 SV% in two meetings.

Source: Pat Steinberg 01/6/18, 1:54 pm EST

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Smith will start Thursday vs. the Kings.

Smith allowed three goals on 37 shots in the Flames win over the Blackhawks on Sunday. Smith wrapped up December at 3-5-2 with a 2.62 GAA and .911 SV%—his worst month of the season so far. Tonight he goes up against a Kings team that comes in at 24-11-5—Smith is 9-10-0 with a 2.95 GAA and .903 SV% on home ice this season.

Source: Pat Steinberg 01/4/18, 1:54 pm EST

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Smith will start Sunday vs. the Blackhawks.

Smith allowed two goals on 41 shots in the Flames loss in Anaheim on Friday. Smith has lost five of his last six starts despite posting an impressive 2.02 GAA and .932 SV%. Tonight he faced the Blackhawks on home ice where he is 8-10-0 with a 2.95 GAA and .901 SV% this season.

Source: Pat Steinberg 12/31/17, 6:17 pm EST

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Smith will start Friday in Anaheim.

Smith allowed three goals on 35 shots in the Flames loss to the Canadiens before the Christmas break. Smith has lost four of his last five starts (1-3-1) while allowing 10 goals on 136 shots (.926 SV%). With David Rittich going last night, Smith will face the Ducks for the second time tonight—he posted a 43-save shutout in his first start in Anaheim.

Source: Kristen Odland 12/29/17, 11:18 am EST

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Rittich will start Thursday in San Jose.

Rittich allowed one goal on 17 shots in the Flames win in Vancouver on December 17th. Rittich came up to the NHL as a relative unknown but has played well in his first four career NHL games—the 25-year-old enters Thursday at 3-1-0 with a 2.10 GAA and .919 SV% but draws a tough road matchup in San Jose tonight.

Source: Kristen Odland 12/28/17, 2:50 pm EST

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

Rittich allowed one goal on 17 shots in the Flames win in Vancouver on December 17th. Rittich came up to the NHL as a relative unknown but has played well in his first four career NHL games—the 25-year-old enters Thursday at 3-1-0 with a 2.10 GAA and .919 SV% but draws a tough road matchup in San Jose tonight.

Source: Derek Wills 12/28/17, 2:50 pm EST

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