Mike Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Smith is out with illness that is not the mumps, Coyotes say

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Arizona Republic’s Sarah McLellan reports that she was told Mike Smith is missing tonight’s game because of an illness that is not the mumps. You may recognize “not the mumps” as the NHL’s version of letting out a barrage of coughs and then insisting the issue is not contagious. Anyway,..." February 25

  • Coyotes' Smith rips conussion protocol

    TSN "Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was forced out of his team's 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks Monday as the NHL's concussion spotter flagged him for testing. The 34-year-old was forced to leave the game after a collision with Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg, which knocked Smith's mask..." February 22

  • Mike Smith rips ice quality at Gila River Arena after gaffe

    Arizona Republic "History wasn’t made at the expense of the Coyotes. Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby went pointless Saturday to remain two shy of 1,000 for his career, but the game still featured a meaningful milestone. Defenseman Connor Murphy scored the first overtime goal of his career to salvage a 4-3..." February 12

  • Coyotes' Mike Smith hasn't considered waiving no-trade clause

    Arizona Republic "Coyotes goalie Mike Smith wondered if he’d actually earned the recognition. That was his initial thought, when he was told he’d be starring in his first All-Star Game on Sunday at Staples Center in Los Angeles as the team’s lone representative. Do I really deserve it this year? His .917..." January 28

  • Smith makes first start for Coyotes in nearly a month

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Coyotes will welcome back their No. 1 netminder tonight when they host Calgary, as Mike Smith will make his first start since Oct. 18. Smith, who’s missed the last 12 games with a lower-body injury, stopped 54 of 60 shots before getting hurt — for a .900 save percentage. While those numbers..." November 16