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Vasilevskiy robs Penguins' Crosby with glove

Lightning goaltender snags backhand shot that was headed for open net

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Vasilevskiy's great glove save

TBL@PIT, Gm2: Vasilevskiy flashes glove for the save

ECF, Gm2: Andrei Vasilevskiy slides cross-crease to rob Sidney Crosby's backhander with a tremendous glove save at the goal line in the 2nd

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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made a spectacular glove save against Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins midway through the second period in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday.

Crosby appeared to have a wide-open net when he took a backhand shot from the right of the slot. But Vasilevskiy flashed across the crease, gloved the shot and held it with 9:29 remaining in the period.

The save kept the score tied 2-2.

Crosby got his revenge in overtime, scoring the winning goal 40 seconds into the extra period to give the Penguins a 3-2 win.

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