The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in three games with the Lightning this season, posting a record of 2-1-0 to go along with a 2.01 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage. He earned his first NHL victory on December 16 at Philadelphia in his NHL debut, making 23 saves on 24 shots. Vasilevskiy became the third goalie in Lightning history to post a victory in his NHL debut. He set a new Lightning rookie record for saves in a game by making 45 on December 20 against the New York Islanders.
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