Lightning's Vasilevskiy starts Game 4 vs. Blackhawks
Andrei Vasilevskiy led the Tampa Bay Lightning out for warmups, and will start Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final versus the Chicago Blackhawks.
Ben Bishop, who battled through an apparent injury to win Game 3, did not emerge from the tunnel. The Lightning have since announced he is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, per various reports.
Vasilevskiy was thrust into the crease after Bishop either suffered or aggravated a pre-existing injury in Game 2. He made five saves to secure the victory.
The rookie will be the sixth goaltender in NHL history to make his first postseason start in the Stanley Cup Final and youngest since Patrick Roy in 1986.
Kristers Gudlevskis will back up Vasilevskiy.
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