Mike Smith dazzles with 26-save shutout in Game 1

  • Mike Smith makes a nice glove save on Nathan MacKinnon.
  • Mike Smith is 18th goalie with a shutout and an assist in a playoff game.
  • He’s also the 12th goaltender in NHL history to go at least 2,500 days between playoff games and first since Curtis McElhinney in 2018 (3,276 days).
  • Martin Brodeur had three.
  • Last was Pekka Rinne in 2017 vs CHI… he had two assists in that game
  • Showered by endless chants of his name, something he hadn’t heard all season, netminder Mike Smith skated off the Saddledome ice after Game 1 as the first star of the night.

“I haven’t experienced anything like that in my career.” –

– Mike Smith on the “Smitty” chants throughout the night

 

NHL Highlights | Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames, Game 1 – Apr 11, 2019

 

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