Robin Lehner, Vegas Golden Knights goalie will undergo season-ending surgery

Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin LehnerSources tell ESPN that the injury to his lower body caused him to undergo season-ending surgery.

Lehner sustained the injury during a March 8 defeat to Philadelphia Flyers. To receive further testing, he left the team’s road trip and missed the next few games in Vegas.

Lehner was back on April 3 and posted a 2-2-1 record, with a 3.21 goals against average and a.889 save percent.

After allowing only one goal on 13 shots, Lehner was removed from the game against Washington on Wednesday. Washington was defeated 4-3 by the Golden Knights in overtime. However, they remain two points away from a playoff spot.

Lehner also had a shoulder injury.

Logan Thomas will take over as Vegas's goaltender.

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