Latest Andrei Vasilevskiy News

Kucherov scores, Lightning beat Sabres 3-2 in Sweden

Nov. 9, 2019 12:15 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. They will meet again Saturday night at Ericsson Globe in the NHL Global Series....

Kucherov scores, Lightning top Sabres 3-2 in Sweden

Nov. 8, 2019 6:28 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nikita Kucherov got the Tampa Bay Lightning off to a fast start in Sweden. Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves to help Tampa Bay beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. The sold-out games at...

Lee helps Islanders beat Lightning 5-2 for 8th straight win

Nov. 1, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Since opening the season with three losses in four games, the New York Islanders have been unbeatable thanks to sheer teamwork. Their latest win was a textbook example. Anders Lee had a goal and two assists in New York's three-goal third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay...

Rangers score 3 goals late in 3rd period, beat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 30, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being criticized by coach David Quinn following a loss in their previous game two nights earlier, the New York Rangers responded with one of their best efforts of the season. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal in his season debut, and the Rangers scored three times in 6 1/2...

Hedman scores late goal, Lightning beat Penguins 3-2

Oct. 24, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy said "the wait was well worth it" after it took a long video review to confirm a victory over Pittsburgh. Vasilevskiy made an outstanding save as regulation ended after Victor Hedman scored a power-play goal with 56.8 seconds remaining to give the...

Jost, Francouz help Avalanche beat Lightning 6-2

Oct. 19, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts. Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation loss this...

Stamkos scores in shootout, Lightning beat Bruins 4-3

Oct. 17, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a slow start to win their second straight game and gain some much-needed momentum. Steven Stamkos scored the lone goal in the shootout and Tampa Bay beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night. After the first three shooters for both sides failed, Stamkos put...

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning to a 3-1 win over Canadiens

Oct. 16, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa...

Vasilevskiy solid in net as Lightning defeat Canadians 3-1

Oct. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Two breakdowns by the Montreal Canadiens was all Andrei Vasilevskiy and Tampa Bay needed to secure victory. The Lightning took advantage of two key mistakes — a long shift and a bad line change — to sink the Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road...

Namestnikov scores 2, Senators beat Lightning 4-2

Oct. 12, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Vladislav Namestnikov got his first two goals for the Ottawa Senators, and helped them get their first win of the season. Namestnikov scored twice late in the third period to lift the Senators to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. It also gave D.J. Smith his first...