Mike Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Smith and Dave Tippett: Magic?

    The Sports Daily "At face value, the Oilers’ situation in net is less than ideal, especially given the club’s aspirations to contend. The same might have been said entering last season with the same duo of netminders, yet somehow a 38 year old Mike Smith authored one of the best stretches of his..." September 10

  • Mike Smith gets two-year extension, Oilers won't qualify Jujhar Khaira, Dominik Kahun

    TSN "Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland told reporters Thursday that a two-year extension for goaltender Mike Smith is finished. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer but TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reported Wednesday that the two sides were making..." July 22

  • Oilers Set to Sign Multi-Year Deal With G Mike Smith

    NHL Trade Talk "There was speculation the Edmonton Oilers and goaltender Mike Smith were running into a slight issue over term on a contract extension. Smith wanted more than one season, the Oilers wanted a one-year extension. According to Patrick Johnston of The Province in Vancouver, it sounds like..." July 21

  • Oilers 'Exploring' Goalie Market, In Talks With Mike Smith

    The Sports Daily "Following the club’s first round playoff loss at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets, Oilers GM Ken Holland admitted at his season ending press conference that he wants to re-sign veteran goaltender Mike Smith for a third season. At age 39, Smith is likely to only sign a one-year deal with the..." July 10

  • Oilers' Ken Holland wants to re-sign Mike Smith

    Edmonton Journal "Ken Holland took to Zoom for an expansive, dare I say rambling press conference on Wednesday morning to discuss the demise of the 2021 version of the Edmonton Oilers he manages, and to respond to reporters’ questions as to how he plans to improve his club going forward. 65..." May 26

  • Oilers' Mike Smith not taking potential last shot at glory for granted

    Sportsnet "Mike Smith is, by his own admission, an old goat. A bearded old goat at that. And just to be clear, we’re not talking about the Tom Brady kind of GOAT. We’re talking hoofed bovine here, though we would submit that his numbers this season are so good, he has played..." May 11

  • Oilers goalie Mike Smith as unique a presence as he is a talent

    Sportsnet "The surname Smith goes back to Anglo-Saxon times — the 5th century — meaning “one who works in metal.” Alas, it seems Mike Smith was destined for the pipes. Surnames. They tell us nothing at times, everything at others. Like when you begin..." March 26