Oilers place Smith on IR, recall Skinner

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The Edmonton Oilers placed goaltender Mike Smith on injured reserve, the club announced Wednesday.

Stuart Skinner was recalled from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors in a corresponding move.

Smith left Tuesday's game against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period after suffering a lower-body injury. The 39-year-old has posted a stellar .920 save percentage in three appearances.

Skinner, a third-round pick in 2017, owns a .946 save percentage in two games with the Condors this season. He recorded a .914 save percentage in 31 AHL contests a year ago. The 22-year-old has made one NHL appearance, during which he allowed five goals on 38 shots.

Mikko Koskinen is projected to handle the lion's share of the workload with Smith sidelined.

Oilers place Smith on IR, recall Skinner
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