Casey DeSmith Stats
- Height / Weight
- 72 / 181 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 8/13/1991 (31)
Casey DeSmith Last 10 Games
Casey DeSmith News
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith will start in net on Saturday against the San Jose Sharks. In 21 games played this season, DeSmith has a 7-9-4 record with a 3.20 goals-against-average, and a .904 save percentage. However, he has been performing better in recent games, going 2-1-2 in his last five outings. He has yet to face the Sharks. DeSmith picked up a 3-2 overtime loss to Washington on Thursday, where he made 43 saves on 45 shots.
Pittsburgh Penguins netminder Casey DeSmith signed a two-year, $3.6 million contract Tuesday. The contract averages out to $1.8 million per year. With the agreement set in stone, DeSmith won't be an unrestricted free agent come July 13. The Rochester, New Hampshire, native has started 82 games in his career for the Penguins. He is 43-28-11 with a 2.67 goals-against-average, .915 save percentage and nine shutouts in 96 regular season games.
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith underwent core muscle surgery on Friday and will miss the rest of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With Tristan Jarry (lower body) on the shelf, DeSmith was the starter in Game 1 against the Rangers, but he also got hurt himself and will now have to wait for the start of the next season to see some action. Louis Domingue was the starter for Game 2 and is expected to be between the pipes again on Saturday. The 30-year-old took a 5-2 loss on Thursday but did a decent job with 35 saves and should feel even more comfortable in front of home fans.
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith suffered a lower-body injury and was forced to exit Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers in the second overtime. He gave up three goals on 51 shots and produced a .941 save percentage before being forced off. Louis Domingue came in and stayed perfect for the rest of the game, stopping 17 shots in 16:40 of action. With Tristan Jarry (lower body) already on the shelf, the Penguins now find themselves in a worrying situation. Pittsburgh head coach Mike Sullivan is expected to provide more info on DeSmith's injury on Wednesday. The series continues with Game 2 Thursday night.