Andrei Vasilevskiy

Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy returns from back surgery to face Carolina

By: Canadian Press

Vasilevskiy missed 20 games after undergoing a microdiscectomy to address a lumbar disk herniation two months ago.

November 24, 2023

Lightning get Stamkos back; Vasilevskiy on schedule for return in late November or early December

By: Canadian Press

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is set to rejoin the lineup and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy remains on target.

October 19, 2023

Lightning goalie Vasilevskiy is expected to miss the first 2 months of the season after back surgery

By: Canadian Press

The team announced the stunning injury news Thursday, midway through training camp and with opening night less than two weeks away.

September 28, 2023

Vasilevskiy wins Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL playoff MVP

By: Canadian Press

“It was a big surprise,” Vasilevskiy said. “I couldn't believe it.”

July 7, 2021

Vasilevskiy yields little as Lightning advance in playoffs

By: Canadian Press

Outside of one wild second period in Game 4, Vasilevskiy rarely made mistakes or gave up anything easy.

June 9, 2021

One minute with Andrei Vasilevskiy

By: NHLPA Staff

Who loves his teammates? Andrei Vasilevskiy does. Get to know the Big Cat of the Tampa Bay Lightning in this one-minute sitdown!

September 4, 2020

Player Q&A | Andrei Vasilevskiy

By: NHLPA Staff

You may know Andrei Vasilevskiy by a nickname inspired by his fondness for felines, but the netminder has got another moniker he'd prefer.

July 20, 2020

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck named a finalist for Vezina Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck of the Winnipeg Jets, Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins and Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL's top goaltender.

July 17, 2020

My first equipment | Part III

By: NHLPA Staff

From the sticks that made a great first impression to the ones that never even got a chance, players recall their first pieces of hockey equipment!

February 24, 2020

My first album | Part II

By: NHLPA Staff

First albums aren't always age appropriate – but for different reasons depending on which player you ask!

February 14, 2020

Player of the Week | Andrei Vasilevskiy

By: David Morassutti

Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded back-to-back shutouts to cap off a near-perfect week between the pipes for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

January 13, 2020

Lightning give Vasilevskiy 8-year, $76 million extension

By: Canadian Press

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

July 29, 2019

Players weigh in on specialness of Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

Ahead of the 2019 NHL Awards, players spoke to to weigh in on what makes the TLA one of the most coveted honours and what makes this season’s finalists so special.

June 19, 2019

Goalies Bishop, Lehner and Vasilevskiy named finalists for Vezina Trophy

By: Canadian Press

Ben Bishop, Robin Lehner and Andrei Vasilevskiy were named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender on Saturday.

April 20, 2019

Playoff Performer of the Night | Andrei Vasilevskiy

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Andrei Vasilevskiy stole the show and another win on the road for the Tampa Bay Lightning with 36 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals to even the Eastern Conference Final Thursday.

May 18, 2018