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Smith stopped 32 of 35 and ended up with a 4-3 overtime victory Thursday against the Sabres.

Whoa, consecutive wins! This is only the second time all season that Smith has managed to win two starts in a row, and the last time was in early November. So it's been a struggle, but hey, this is a positive to build on.

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Smith will be between the pipes for Thursday's game against the Sabres, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Smith has been playing his best hockey of the season thus far in March (2.33 GAA, .936 save percentage), but his offense didn't show up for him until Tuesday night against the Red Wings, with the goalie finally scoring a 5-4 overtime win. It was just the second victory for Smith in his last 17 outings, but he'll have a great shot at getting wins in back-to-back outings for the first time since November when he takes the net Thursday. The Sabres are the only team in the league with a worse record than the Coyotes, and rank last in scoring with just 1.78 goals per game.

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Smith gave up four goals on 37 shots, but came away with a 5-4 overtime win against the Red Wings on Tuesday.

Well, that was unexpected. The Coyotes (along with the Oilers and Sabres) are the league's doormat, while the Wings are in strong playoff position, but Smith got some nice offensive support (or a bad game from Jimmy Howard on the other end -- you be the judge) and made some quality saves to deliver his first win since March 5, snapping a six-game losing skid. Curiously, he'd been much better over most of that losing streak than he was Tuesday.

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Smith is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Red Wings, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Though Smith sports a 2.13 GAA and a .941 save percentage in March, he remains a risky roll while playing behind the Coyotes, who are 0-7-1 over their last eight games.

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Smith stopped 41 of 43 shots in Sunday's loss to Vancouver.

Another terrific outing from Smith, who hasn't got much goal support of late. While he's stopped 109 of the last 114 shots he's faced (.956 save percentage), he's somehow still lost 15 of his last 16 games, dropping his record 11-37-5 on the season. Smith's .902 save percentage is on the rise, but with the team in front of him, don't expect a big increase in wins anytime soon.

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Smith will start between the pipes Sunday against the Canucks.

Smith posted good outings in net each of his last two starts, but came up empty in the win column against the Kings and Penguins despite allowing two or less goals in each. He will start in the crease Sunday, looking to break a string of losses.

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Smith made 34 saves on 36 shots in Saturday's loss to the Penguins.

Another great game from Smith, who has stopped 68 of the last 71 shots he's faced. Unfortunately, he's not getting much support and has now lost 14 of his last 15 games, dropping his record to 11-36-5 on the season. While his rate stats are trending upwards, Smith has a league-high 36 losses and is the starter on a team that just can't seem to win.

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Smith will start in net against the Penguins on Saturday, Sarah McLellan of The Arizona Republic reports.

Smith will enter Saturday looking for just his 12th win on the season. Not surprisingly, his save percentage currently sits at .900 which is accompanied by a 3.20 GAA.

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Smith is likely to receive the start for Saturday's game against the Penguins.

Smith gave way to rookie Louis Domingue in the Coyotes' last game Thursday against the Avalanche, which resulted in a 5-2 loss. With a four-game losing streak and losses in 13 of his past 14 starts, Smith simply can't be counted on to deliver promising results Saturday, despite the ratio improvement he's shown in defeat the last few times out.

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Smith stopped 34 of 35 shots he faced Monday, but took a tough luck 1-0 loss at the hands of the Kings.

Although Smith has allowed two or fewer goals in four of his last five starts, this was his fourth loss in a row and his 13th loss in his last 14 starts. With the Coyotes looking toward the future there will be a lot of tough nights for the veteran goalie and his fantasy value is as low as it has ever been since he arrived in Arizona.