Andrei Vasilevski

Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie

  • Born: 07/25/94
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 204

It's OK to draft goalies

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NHL teams shouldn't give up on drafting goaltenders. They should get better at drafting for all positions.

Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 30

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In this Saturday edition of Quick Strikes, we look at a new core of Lightning players who will lead the team throughout the season, why the NHL expansion might actually be a good idea, and why a...

Quick Strikes for Wednesday

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High rankings for Drouin and Vasilevskiy; is the Detroit Red Wings juggernaut dying? Your morning links and open thread is here.

Ben Bishop and the #Yzerplan

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Ben Bishop's contract extension continues Steve Yzerman's overall plan for Lightning prospects (in this case, in goal): Playing time and starts at the lower levels without being rushed.

Bishop signs contract extension

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Set to become a free agent after the 2014-15 season, the Bolts lock up their #1 netminder until 2017.

Watch now! Tampa Bay development camp tourney!

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The end of the 2014 Lightning development camp session is today's tournament that's ongoing right now.

Notes from day 2 of prospect camp

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Everyone looks good out there, but can you really tell the difference? Frantz Jean remarks on Clay Witt and Andrei Vasilevskiy while a junior grudge just doesn't seem to exist between two top...

Lightning Development Camp to be held in July

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The Tampa Bay Lightning will be holding its annual development camp on July 2-6. The camp, featuring a total of 26 players, will be held at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. It is free and open to the...

Quick strikes and open thread for Friday

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The 2014 World Championships get underway in Europe and Randy Carlyle gets another chance in Toronto. Marty St. Louis isn't living up to the hype, and Larry Brooks doesn't use a calendar.

However it's spelled, Vasilevskii(y) is signed

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The 2012 1st round draft pick comes to North America with high expectations.

Gudlevskis' magic Olympic moment

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For those of us who've watched Gudlevskis since he was drafted, yesterday's amazing game was not a surprise, but it was satisfying and wonderful.

Normal Goaltender Development: Introduction

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What is a "normal" career path for goaltenders drafted into the NHL?

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