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Flames hopeful goalie Mike Smith could return Sunday vs. Islanders

Flames hopeful goalie Mike Smith could return Sunday vs. Islanders
Published On: Sun, Mar 11
Mar 8, 2016; Brooklyn, NY, USA; New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) lays on the ice after being injured late in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Barclays Center. Halak left the game and was replaced by goaltender Thomas Greiss (1). The Islanders defeated the Penguins 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

The Calgary Flames could get a major boost to their lineup Sunday when they host the New York Islanders.

The team is hopeful goalie Mike Smith will be able to start his first game since Feb. 11, Sportsnets Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday during the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada.

Smith has been recovering from a groin injury and returned to practice earlier this week. The team has yet to make an official announcement regarding Smiths status.

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