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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Vasielvskiy steals the show on Vinny Lecavalier night

On a night the Lightning honored their all-time leading goal scorer, it was a goaltender that stole the show (Photo from Lightning twitter)

by Erik Erlendsson | @Erik_Erlendsson | Like us on Facebook
February 10, 2018

TAMPA – Andrei Vasilarceny struck again for the Lightning on Saturday.

In a game the Tampa Bay Lightning were on a bit of cruise control, it was Vasilevskiy that kept things under control – literally to the last second – to preserve a 4-3 victory against the Los Angeles Kings. Vasilevskiy, who picked up his league-leading 32nd victory of the season, stopped 44 shots on the night including a one-timer from Drew Doughty off a faceoff with 0.6 seconds remaining in the third period.

And Vasilevskiy made a save-of-the-year-candidate stop on Anze Kopitar in the opening period that has to be seen to be believed as the Lightning netminder stole the show on Vinny Lecavalier jersey retirement night.

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