Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy will miss some time as he recovers from a broken foot, according to TSN.
Tough break for the Lightning. No pun intended. Sounds like Andrei Vasilevsky fractured his left foot and will be out for awhile.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) November 15, 2018
The 24-year-old will undergo futher evaluation Thursday, though it’s not clear how long he will sidelined with the injury, The Athletic reports.
He last played in a 6-4 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday in which he compiled 28 saves.
Vasilevskiy has a 9-3-1 record with a .927 save percentage, 2.30 goals against average, and one shutout in 13 games for Tampa Bay this season.
Backup Louis Domingue likely will take over the starting position in Vasilevskiy’s absence. Domingue has started five games for the Lightning this season, compiling a 3-2 record with an .887 save percentage and 3.43 goals against average.