Coyotes goalie Mike Smith's MCL sprain will heal without surgery, team says

While Coyotes players were packing up their equipment Monday inside Jobing.com Arena before scattering to their off-season destinations, goalie Mike Smith was finally ready to unload his. Smith said "about now" was the time he would have been ready to return from what General Manager Don Maloney revealed was an MCL sprain to Smith's right knee — an injury suffered...
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Phoenix Coyotes season in review

In the waning moments of the NHL season, the last game of the Phoenix Coyotes season against the Dallas Stars was forming into one of intense proportions – a play-in game of sorts. Winner goes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and loser goes home. Well, the Phoenix Coyotes got their win, a 2-1 victory to end the season. The only problem – it was their only win in the month of April...
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Coyotes notes: Smith's injury, free agents' future

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Had the Coyotes defeated the Predators on Thursday in Nashville, goalie Mike Smith would have tried to return for the final two games of the season against the Sharks and Stars, he said Monday. But the Coyotes lost that game and were eliminated from playoff contention the following day, removing any sense in speeding up his timeline. "I know I was playing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Coyotes' Mike Smith has no timetable for his return

The Phoenix Coyotes have announced that Mike Smith does not have a timetable set for his return after being sidelined a couple of weeks ago with a Lower Body Injury.Smith has been sidelined with a lower body injury since sustaining it on March 24th during a game against the New York Rangers. Smith has been skating for the past few days and on Friday he even took a few shots from...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' hopeful to see Mike Smith back before post-season

The NHL has announced that the Phoenix Coyotes are hopeful that they can see their goalie Mike Smith return to the game before the regular season ends.Mike Smith will be off the ice for a couple of more days to rest his lower-body injury. Smith left on Monday night, late in the game against the New York Rangers. However the good news is, according to Coach Dave Tippett, he said...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith hopes to resume on-ice workouts this week

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said Saturday that goalie Mike Smith's meeting with team orthopedic surgeon Gary Waslewski and the Coyotes' medical staff on Friday was positive and Smith is "coming along fine. "We'll re-evaluate in a week but the hope was at some point this week he'd try and get back on the ice," Tippett said. "...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith's injury not as severe as first feared

PITTSBURGH -- There is no good injury news when it comes to Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, but the team got much better news than it expected Tuesday morning when Smith visited a doctor in Pittsburgh to examine his right knee. Smith is officially listed as day-to-day with a lower body injury, but the team does not believe the injury is as severe as it looked when Rangers forward Derick...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Smith, Listed Day To Day, Could Just Be A Sprain

(prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com) According to Paul Calvisi, per Arizona Sports 620, team officials are saying that the injury to Phoenix Coyotes  Mike Smith, may not be as serious as once thought. Last night the Coyotes took a major punch to the gut in the Big Apple, when they not only lost the lead and the game to the New York Rangers, but also their Franchise Goalie. Rangers’ forward...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Loss in New York pales in comparison to loss of Smith

NEW YORK -- If Mike Smith is lost for any length of time, the Coyotes' time-worn tagline, Hockey The Hard Way, just might morph into Mission Impossible. The Phoenix goalie suffered an apparent right leg injury with 7:34 to play in the third period of Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Audio caught Smith screaming in obvious pain after...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Goalie Mike Smith leaves in third period

The NHL announced that the Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith left the game against the New York Rangers during the third period. Derick Brassard collided with Mike Smith and took him down. Smith laid on the ice for a few minutes. Medical trainers came to him on the ice and he was soon helped off the ice. He was favoring his right leg as he was helped off.Mathew Cerasoli-Wikimedia...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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