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.

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