Russian goalkeeper made NHL history

Russian Andrei Vasilevsky became the second goalkeeper in NHL history with 60 victories in a year Lightning “, went down in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) – he became the second most victories in a calendar year by the goalkeeper. This was reported on the league's website.

Vasilevsky won 60 victories in the regular season and playoffs in 2021. The record belongs to Marc-André Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Canadian goalkeeper won 62 games in 2009.

On December 8, Tampa beat the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL regular season 3-2. Vasilevsky reflected 21 shots out of 23.

On October 8, it became known that Vasilevsky was one of the first to join the Russian national ice hockey team at the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. The team also includes strikers Alexander Ovechkin and Nikita Kucherov.



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