Tippett said Smith is gametime decision. But reiterated he was fine to finish game— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiHawks) April 17, 2012
The Blackhawks and Coyotes are tied 1-1 in the opening playoffs series after the Blackhawks completing a stunning 4-3 win in overtime. Smith finished Sunday's game despite the hit, and C Andrew Shaw, who delivered the hit, was ejected and is currently battling a suspension decision from the NHL league office.
Smith led the NHL in goalie point shares and was third in the league with a .930 save percentage.
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