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Robin Lehner | Goalie | #40

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/24/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 240
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (46) / OTT
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Robin Lehner's ankle will be in a cast until later this month and then he will begin his rehab.
"When I take off the cast, my training camp starts in two weeks so I'm very excited about that," he said. "It's not going to be a fun period for me but it's for a good purpose. We're going to have a good team. I want to be a playoff team next season." Lehner posted a 2.47 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage in 2015-16, but he only appeared in 21 games. He suffered a high ankle sprain on opening night and sat out the end of the season after his ankle required surgery. Apr 11 - 9:42 AM

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Robin Lehner has undergone season-ending surgery on his ankle.

Lehner posted a 2.47 GAA and .924 save percentage in 21 starts this season. Those are some pretty impressive numbers given the mediocre to bad state of the 2015-16 Sabres, but his ability to contribute was hampered severely by injuries this season. The silver lining in all of this is that Lehner has shown that he could be a great starter for Buffalo next season as long as he can stay healthy.
Mar 30 - 5:27 PM

Robin Lehner (ankle) will be evaluated again on Saturday.

"He continues to rest and rehab and work out off the ice," said coach Dan Bylsma. "He'll see the doctors Saturday at the game and have an evaluation." Lehner hasn't played since Mar. 16 due to an ankle issue.
Mar 25 - 8:10 AM

Robin Lehner (ankle) will not travel to Carolina for Tuesday's contest.

He didn't take part in Monday's practice. Lehner is considered day-to-day with an ankle ailment.
Mar 21 - 1:03 PM

Robin Lehner will stay off the ice for at least two or three days to rest his ankle.

Goaltender Nathan Lieuwen has been summoned to serve the Sabres in the meantime. Lehner has a 2.47 GAA and .924 save percentage in 21 contests this season.
Mar 18 - 11:40 AM

Robin Lehner had his ankle looked at on Thursday.

"Having the high-ankle sprain, it's an injury that probably doesn't leave you for a good two and a half months," coach Dan Bylsma said. "Has he felt it ever since he's come back and to this point? He has. It's just the nature of the injury and dealing with it. A couple times he's jammed it into the post and felt it a little more. It kind of happened a week ago and a little bit Wednesday night in the game." Depending on what his diagnosis reveals, the Sabres may have to recall a goaltender.
Mar 18 - 8:01 AM

Robin Lehner missed Thursday's practice with a lower-body injury.

We don't know how serious this is yet, but Lehner will be evaluated again, presumably on Friday. The Sabres don't play tonight so they don't immediately need to call up someone to fill in the void.
Mar 17 - 2:43 PM

Robin Lehner is having a tough March.

The Buffalo goalie was beaten in overtime Wednesday by the visiting Montreal Canadiens. Final score: 3-2. Lehner, who hasn't won a game since March 3, made only 19 saves as his record fell to 5-9-5. His goals-against average is now 2.47. His save percentage is .924. Like most of the Sabres, he's having a season to forget.
Mar 16 - 11:11 PM

The Buffalo Sabres will start Robin Lehner Wednesday night.

Lehner will be looking for his first win since March 3. He has a 2.45 GAA and .926 save percentage in 20 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 16 - 11:49 AM

Robin Lehner didn't play Saturday because he was nursing a minor injury.

He was fine at practice on Monday though and should be available to play on Wednesday against Montreal if he gets the call.
Mar 14 - 2:06 PM

Robin Lehner allowed three goals on 34 shots, but it wasn't enough as Buffalo fell to Montreal 3-2.

Lehner falls to 5-9-4 this season with a 2.45 goals against average and .926 save percentage. Lehner has not allowed more than three goals in his past six games.
Mar 10 - 11:19 PM

Robin Lehner will be between the pipes for Thursday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

Lehner will look to bounce back after being pulled in Tuesday's game against the Rangers. The 24-year-old has a 5-8-4 record with a 2.42 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage this season.
Mar 10 - 12:17 PM

Robin Lehner didn't agree with the decision to pull him from Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers.

"I didn't want to go off," Lehner said after lasting just 26:05. "It's his decision, and I don't agree with it, but he's the boss. If that third shot was from the blue line and no one in front, yeah, I agree. If the other goals were just terrible goals, sure. But I'm a competitor. I want to stay in there." He allowed three goals on 14 shots before exiting and Chad Johnson stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief.
Mar 9 - 9:40 AM

Robin Lehner was pulled in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

Lehner was pulled after allowing three goals on 14 shots. He was pulled just over six minutes into the second frame. He has a 5-8-4 record with a 2.42 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage.
Mar 8 - 10:35 PM

Robin Lehner will start Tuesday's match against the Rangers.

Chad Johnson played in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over Toronto and Lehner will get the second game of the back-to-back situation. He will be the only lineup change, according to coach Dan Byslma. Lehner has five wins along with a 2.30 GAA and a .931 save percentage in his previous 18 starts.
Mar 8 - 3:27 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5David Legwand
LW1Evander Kane
2Marcus Foligno
3Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Sam Reinhart
2Brian Gionta
3Matt Moulson
4Hudson Fasching
5Tyler Ennis
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Jake McCabe
4Josh Gorges
5Mark Pysyk
6Casey Nelson
7Carlo Colaiacovo
8Cody Franson
G1Chad Johnson
2Robin Lehner
3Jason Kasdorf