Mike Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flames GM: Smith has ability to put team on his back

    NHL.com "Shovels, toques, booster cables, toboggans. No worries. Bring it on. "After winters in Dallas, Tampa and Arizona,'' promises Mike Smith, "I'm ready for a little snow. A little cold. "Can't wait, in fact. "I knew Calgary was interested. I knew they'd been interested for awhile. But when it..." June 18

  • Calgary Flames to acquire goaltender Mike Smith from Coyotes

    Sportsnet "The Calgary Flames will acquire goaltender Mike Smith from the Arizona Coyotes, pending a trade call with the NHL. Smith started 55 games this past season, going 19-26-9 with a 2.92 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage. He finished fourth in Vezina voting in the 2011-12 season..." June 17

  • Coyotes on trade talks, Smith’s ‘extremely high’ value

    Arizona Sports "Coyotes general manager John Chayka returned to the Valley from Buffalo on Monday with scores of trade possibilities on his mind, but nothing concrete in hand. With the expansion draft approaching, discussions at the NHL Scouting Combine last week took on a more urgent tone but never reached the..." June 06

  • Welcome Mike Smith to the trade rumor mill

    Pro Hockey Talk "There has already been a couple of big trades involving goaltenders this offseason. Ben Bishop, a pending unrestricted free agent at the time, was traded to Dallas, and fellow pending UFA Scott Darling was sent to Carolina. Those clubs needed to address their goaltending going into next season,..." June 05

  • 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