OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators (@Senators) general manager Bryan Murray announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Robin Lehner on a three-year contract.
Lehner, 23, set a new career high in playing 36 National Hockey League games last season while establishing a new personal best in victories with a record of 12-15-6. He also set a personal and franchise high with 53 saves in a 5-4 shootout setback to the N.Y. Islanders on Nov. 1, and then became the first goaltender in franchise history to face greater than 50 shots in one game and earn a victory in a 5-4 shootout win over the Blues on Feb. 4 in St. Louis, which was ultimately the first shootout win of his NHL career.
In 61 regular-season NHL games, Lehner has earned a record of 21-24-10, along with a 2.82 goals-against average and .918 save percentage. A member of the B-Sens team that captured the Calder Cup following the 2010-11 season, he registered a 43-40-5 record over 95 career AHL contests, a 2.73 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage, all of which occurred with Binghamton. He was awarded the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as the league’s most valuable player in the post-season after helping Binghamton win the 2010-11 Calder Cup.
Lehner was Ottawa’s second second-round pick (46th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft.
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