Smith’s second straight shutout for Oilers is historic feat

EDMONTON, AB – Mike Smith continued his hot streak in historic fashion for the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

The 40-year-old made 39 saves in a 4-0 victory against the Vegas Golden Knights at Rogers Place, his second consecutive shutout and his sixth straight win. Smith became the sixth goalie in NHL history with back-to-back shutouts at age 40 or older, joining Dominik Hasek (twice), Johnny Bower (twice), Martin Brodeur, Dwayne Roloson and George Hainsworth.