Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 13 hours 2 min ago
As expected, Lightning recalled goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy from AHL Syracuse, with him most likely starting today against Carolina.
It's only a matter of time before goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy is back with the Lightning.
There was an encouraging sign for the Lightning Saturday morning, as center Tyler Johnson participated in the optional morning skate.
As injuries continue to mount for Lightning, there could be another callup coming before Saturday's game against the Bruins.
With Lightning goalie Ben Bishop returning to his hometown to face the Blues this week, he reflected on his time in St. Louis, and how it might have been a "blessing in disguise" that he was traded, eventually landing in Tampa Bay.
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was sharp in his season debut Wednesday for AHL Syracuse, but will make at least one more start Friday in his conditioning assignment before joining the Lightning.
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his season debut tonight for AHL Syracuse in Toronto to begin his conditioning assignment.
It takes a lot for Lightning veteran center Brian Boyle to miss a game.
After a tedious two months of slow rehab, Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was pumped Monday to participate in his first practice since early September surgery to remove a blood clot. "So excited," he said. "I feel great."
After getting robbed on yet another scoring chance, this time a partial breakaway late in Friday's second period, Lightning center Tyler Johnson's frustration boiled over, smacking his stick against the back boards.
Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis was naturally excited he'll start tonight against the Blackhawks, his first NHL start in nearly 19 months.
The Lightning has placed Kevin Poulin on waivers, the backup goaltender having not played in one game for Tampa Bay.