EDMONTON, AB – Mike Smith won’t have to travel far to join his new team.
The veteran goalie, who played with the Calgary Flames last season, signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Monday as NHL free agency opened.
Smith went 48-38-8 with a 2.99 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage in 97 games.
The 37-year-old was 23-16-2 with a 2.72 GAA and a .898 save percentage in 2018-19.
In 13 NHL seasons with the Dallas Stars, Tampa Bay Lightning, Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes and Calgary, the Kingston, Ont., native is 243-236-68 with a 2.70 GAA and a .912 save percentage.
Smith is also 11-12 with a 2.17 GAA and .938 save percentage in 24 playoff games.