The moment Ben Bishop overstretched his right leg, skated to the Lightning bench and pulled himself out of a game on Dec. 20, the focus changed.
A top tandem quickly became a solo act.
The spotlight shifted straight on to Andrei Vasilevskiy and will remain focused on the 22-year-old for the time being.
Since Bishop went down, it can be considered a sort of audition for a former first-round draft pick to see where he stands in terms of being a No. 1 goaltender at the NHL level. It's a role he is almost certain to assume no later than the start of next season. He is the future in net for this fr...
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