Oilers stick with Mike Smith in goal; signs 2-year, $4.4 million deal

May 24, 2021; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith (41) makes a save on a shot by Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during the first overtime period in game four of the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: Terrence Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Edmonton Oilers re-signed goaltender Mike Smith to a two-year contract Thursday.

Multiple outlets reported that the deal includes a $1.9 million base salary in 2021-22 and $2.5 million in 2022-23.

Oilers sign Mike Smith

The 39-year-old veteran was 21-6-2 with three shutouts, a .923 save percentage and 2.31 goals-against average in 32 appearances with the Oilers in 2020-21. He lost all four starts in Edmonton’s first-round playoff sweep by the Winnipeg Jets.

Smith is 283-254-76 with 42 shutouts, a .912 save percentage and 2.69 GAA in 642 games (618 starts) with the Dallas Stars (2006-08), Tampa Bay Lightning (2008-11), Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes (2011-17), Calgary Flames (2017-19) and Oilers.

The Stars drafted the Kingson, Ontario, native in the fifth round in 2001.

–Field Level Media