Lightning sources are saying the club won't know until the pre-game warmup if first-string goalie Ben Bishop (undsiclosed) will play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final in Tampa Bay tonight.
Andrei Vasilevskiy is prepared to build off of his first career NHL playoff start, which came in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Andrei Vasilevskiy became the sixth-youngest goaltender in NHL history to make his first career playoff start in the Stanley Cup Final.
Andrei Vasilevskiy blocked 17 of 19 shots in the Lightning’s 2-1 Game 4 Stanley Cup Final loss to the Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
Andrei Vasilevskiy will get the call in net for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals Wednesday night.
Coach Jon Cooper is confident that Andrei Vasilevskiy will be ready if he gets the nod Monday night in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Andrei Vasilevskiy admitted that he was a little nervous when he entered Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final in relief of Ben Bishop.
Andrei Vasilevskiy became the first goaltender since Frank Pietrangelo (Pittsburgh) to win a game while coming on in relief during the Stanley Cup Final.
Andrei Vasilevskiy earned the win for the Lightning in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night, despite making only five saves.
Andrei Vasilevskiy relieved starter Ben Bishop 25:08 into Thursday's Game Three already down 3-0, he'd fair no better as the Tampa Bay fell to Montreal 6-2.
Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Lightning ended up on the losing side of a 3-1 decision against Toronto Tuesday night.
With Ben Bishop having started on Monday versus Montreal, Anderi Vasilevskiy is expected to get the start against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Andrei Vasilevskiy out-dueled Roberto Luongo 4-3 in Tuesday's Floridian intrastate game.
Andrei Vasilevskiy will play between the pipes on Tuesday.