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The Islanders have acquired Kristers Gudlevskis from the Lightning for Carter Verhaeghe.

Gudlevskis went 15-10-4 with a 2.65 GAA and .897 SV% in 37 games as the Syracuse Crunch (AHL) starter in 2016-17. Gudlevskis has had some strong performances while representing Latvia internationally, but has not posted a SV% above .907 in single AHL season. Gudlevskis will likely report to Bridgeport (AHL) to start 2017-18.

Source: @NYIslanders 07/4/17, 4:47 pm EST

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The Lightning re-signed Kristers Gudlevskis to a one-year, two-way contract.

Arguably, Gudlevskis, 23, is good enough to be at the NHL level, but in Tampa Bay he is the third best option, which limits him to the AHL level. He was 16-12-8 with a 2.83 GAA and .907 SV% in 41 games with Syracuse last season and the only way he makes it to the NHL this year is as an injury replacement or if the Lightning end up trading Ben Bishop.

Source: Tampa Bay Lightning 07/5/16, 10:48 am EST

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The Lightning have recalled Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse (AHL).

Gudlevskis, 23, has been recalled to serves as the Lightning’s third goalie because the Syracuse Crunch’s season is over. Gudlevskis was 16-12-8 with a 2.83 GAA and .907 SV% in 41 games with Syracuse.

Source: Stephen Whyno 04/18/16, 9:04 am EST

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The Lightning have reassigned Kristers Gudlevskis to Syracuse (AHL).

Gudlevskis stopped 31 of 32 shots in a loss in Chicago in his only start during his time with the Lightning. With Anderi Vasilevskiy healthy, Gudlevskis returns to Syracuse where he is 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .930 SV% this season.

Source: Joe Smith 11/1/15, 5:56 am EST

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Gudlevskis will make his season debut on Saturday vs. Chicago.

Gudlevskis, 23, was 25-14-4 with a 2.81 GAA and .900 SV% in 46 games with Syracuse last season and has gone 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .930 SV% in two starts this season. With Ben Bishop starting the first eight games of the season and Kevin Poulin on waivers, Gudlevskis will start his second career NHL game tonight.

Source: Erik Erlendsson 10/24/15, 11:07 am EST

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The Lightning have recalled Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse (AHL).

Gudlevskis, 23, has gone 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .930 SV% in two starts with Syracuse. With Ben Bishop starting the first wight games, including last night, Gudlevskis could make his season debut tonight vs. the Blackhawks.

Source: Bryan Burns 10/24/15, 9:17 am EST

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The Lightning have assigned Kristers Gudlevskis to Syracuse (AHL).

Gudlevskis appeared to have the inside track to be Ben Bishop’s backup to start the season after Andrei Vasilevskiy got injured. However, after the Lightning claimed Kevin Poulin off of waivers, it became clear Gudlevskis was heading back to the AHL. He had a 3.33 GAA and .884 SV% in two preseason games.

Source: Bryan Burns 10/6/15, 12:02 pm EST

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Gudlevskis leads the Lightning onto the ice for warmups; he starts.

Gudlevskis will make his NHL debut tonight vs. the Blue Jackets. He has gone 18-11-4 with a 2.68 GAA and .901 SV% with Syracuse this season. The 21 year-old was spectacular in the Olympics and has the look of another Lightning goaltender with a bright future.

Source: Damian Cristodero 04/11/14, 3:16 pm EST

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The Lightning have recalled Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse (AHL).

With Ben Bishop out with a wrist injury, Gudlevskis has been recalled and will serve as Anders Lindback's backup on Thursday. He has gone 18-11-4 with a 2.68 GAA and .901 SV%. You may remember the 21-year-old's name after his incredible night in goal vs. Team Canada in Sochi.

Source: Erik Erlendsson 04/9/14, 11:58 am EST

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The Lightning have returned Kristers Gudlevskis to Syracuse (AHL)

After a spectacular performance in the Olympics, Gudlevskis did not get into a game with the Lightning during Anders Lindback's conditioning stint. He returns to the AHL where he is 11-8-2 with 2.69 GAA and .900 SV%.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 03/3/14, 10:05 am EST

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Gudlevskis made a name for himself with Latvia in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now it looks like the 21-year-old goaltender might also be on Tampa Bay’s roster when the NHL schedule resumes.

They need him as an insurance policy because backup netminder Anders Lindback hasn’t been cleared to play after sustaining an ankle injury. Gudlevskis would likely serve as Ben Bishop's back-up, but his unreal 55 save performance vs. Team Canada in Sochi, shows he can handle the NHL.

Source: Sports Talk Florida 02/25/14, 5:08 am EST

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Gudlevskis gets the call vs. Canada.

Gudlevskis gave up five goals on 30 shots in a 5-3 loss to Sweden in his Olympic debut. After Edgars Masalskis made 32 saves on Tuesday, it is surprising to see Latvia give the start to the inexperienced Gudlevskis. It will be a tough task for the Latvian's to upset Canada and advance to the semi-finals.

Source: Matias Strozyk 02/19/14, 5:57 am EST

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Gudlevskis starts vs. Henrik Lundqvist and Sweden.

Gudlevskis, 21, will make his Olympics debut today vs. Sweden. He is 11-8-2 with a 2.69 GAA and .900 SV% with the Tampa Bay Lightning's AHL affiliate Syracuse Crunch. He will have a tough matchup against the 2-0 Swedes.

Source: James Mirtle 02/15/14, 6:56 am EST

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Florida Everblades of the ECHL today.

Gudlevskis, 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, is currently in training camp with the Florida Everyblades of the ECHL. He played in 56 games with HC Riga in Russia's top junior league, the MHL, last season, posting a 27-18 record with a .927 save percentage and a 2.09 goals-against average with three shutouts. Gudlevskis, 20, has a history of representing his native Latvia in international competitions. Most recently he played in four games during the 2013 IIHF World Championships, played in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland. He posted a 2-2 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.22 goals-against average in those games.

Source: Tampa Bay Lightning 10/11/13, 7:06 am EST

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