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Lehner agrees to one-year contract with Islanders

Goalie played past two seasons with Sabres

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Robin Lehner agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Financial terms were not released.

The 26-year-old goaltender was 14-26-9 with a 3.01 goals-against average, .908 save percentage and three shutouts in 53 games (50 starts) with the Buffalo Sabres last season. He had NHL career highs in starts (58) and wins (23) during the 2016-17 season.

 

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The Ottawa Senators selected Lehner in the second round (No. 46) of the 2009 NHL Draft and traded him to the Sabres on June 26, 2015. Lehner is 72-97-35 with a 2.82 GAA, a .915 save percentage and eight shutouts in 219 NHL games (205 starts) with the Sabres and Senators, and is 0-1 with a 2.45 GAA and .920 save percentage in two Stanley Cup Playoff games.

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