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Johnson is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Johnson was forced to leave Thursday’s game vs. the Maple Leafs with a lower-body injury that will likely keep him out of the lineup on Saturday. Alex Killorn moved up to the second line with Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov with Johnson held off of the ice on Friday.

Source: Joe Smith 01/18/19, 4:48 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy will start Thursday vs. the Maple Leafs.

Vasilevskiy stopped all 35 shots that he faced in the Lightning’s shutout win in Dallas on Tuesday. Vasilevskiy has two shutouts in his last four starts, going 3-1-0 while allowing just five goals on 120 shots (.958 SV%) over that stretch. In his first start vs. the Maple Leafs, Vasilevskiy stopped 48 of 49 shots in a 4-1 win (Dec.13).

Source: Bryan Burns 01/17/19, 1:51 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy will start Tuesday in Dallas.

Vasilevskiy allowed four goals on 27 shots in the Lightning’s loss to the Islanders on Sunday. It was a rare an surprising loss for Vasilevskiy, who is 9-2-1 with a 2.84 GAA, .917 SV% and one shutout since returning from a foot injury in mid-December. Tonight he starts in Dallas and comes in at 7-2-2 with a 2.71 GAA and .916 SV% on the road.

Source: Bryan Burns 01/15/19, 1:30 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy will start Thursday vs. the Hurricanes.

Vasilevskiy stopped all 31 shots that he faced in the Lightning’s shutout win over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday. Since returning from a fractured foot, Vasilevskiy has gone 8-1-1 with a 2.88 GAA, .919 SV% and one shutout. Vasilevskiy’s splits haven’t been great but he continues to rack up the wins—he is now tied for sixth in the NHL in wins (17) despite missing 15 games. He is a must-start against a Hurricanes team that he tied for 27th in the NHL in scoring (2.64 GF/pg).

Source: Joe Smith 01/10/19, 3:54 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy leads the Lightning onto the ice for warmups.

Vasilevskiy allowed five goals on 33 shots in the Lightning’s loss in San Jose on Saturday. The loss snapped a six-game winning streak for Vasilevskiy, who has gone 7-1-1 with a 3.20 GAA and .911 SV% in nine starts since returning from a fractured foot. In his first start vs. the Blue Jackets, Vasilevskiy stopped 30 of 32 shots in an 8-2 win (Oct.13).

Source: Bryan Burns 01/8/19, 6:59 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy will likely start Tuesday vs. the Blue Jackets.

Vasilevskiy allowed five goals on 33 shots in the Lightning’s loss in San Jose on Saturday. The loss snapped a six-game winning streak for Vasilevskiy, who has gone 7-1-1 with a 3.20 GAA and .911 SV% in nine starts since returning from a fractured foot. In his first start vs. the Blue Jackets, Vasilevskiy stopped 30 of 32 shots in an 8-2 win (Oct.13).

Source: Bryan Burns 01/8/19, 10:34 am EST

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