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Edmonton Oilers place Mike Smith on long-term injured reserve

The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on the long-term injured reserve.

While the extent of what’s occurred to Smith hasn’t been reported, the move means that he will be unavailable for at least the 24 days or next 10 games.

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The Oilers also announced the recall of goaltender Oliver Rodrigue to the taxi squad. He’s been playing with Graz99ers in the Austrian National League posting a .908 save percentage and a 10-10 record in 23 games.

Rodrigue will be subject to quarantine protocols ahead of joining the Oilers.

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SMITH’S CAREER SO FAR

Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA SV% SO MIN
NHL Career 610 588 262 248 74 17,794 1,575 2.71 .911 39 34,834