Reigning Vezina Trophy winner Andrei Vasilevskiy has signed an eight year, $76 million extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
“The Lightning are very proud to extend Andrei for another eight years today,” Ligtning general manager Julien BriseBois said. “Since joining the organization Andrei has shown unmatched work ethic and professionalism both on and off the ice. We look forward to him continuing his career in Tampa Bay for the foreseeable future.
The extension begins with the 2020-21 season and keeps Vasilevskiy with the team through the 2027-28 season. He will make $3.5 million next season the final year of a deal he signed in 2016. At $9.5 million, the new average annual value of the Vasilevskiy deal is the third highest among active goalies...Read More