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Mike Smith Injury Update: Coyotes Goalie A Game Time Decision Against Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks got some unexpected news on Tuesday afternoon. Phoenix Coyotes G Mike Smith, who sustained a massive hit on Sunday's game, may not be available for the Tuesday night's Game 3:

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.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit Blackhawks blog Second City Hockey and Coyotes blog Five For Howling. For more NHL Playoffs coverage, head over to SB Nation's NHL news hub.