Connect with us

Golden Knights Injury Update

Rumors of Another Season-Ending Robin Lehner Injury Shut Down By DeBoer



Robin Lehner Vegas Golden Knights (Photo- Vegas Golden Knights via Twitter)

On Friday, ESPN’s Emily Kaplan reported that Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner would miss the remainder of the season and undergo knee surgery. Kaplan stated that Lehner has dealt with this injury since a March 8th game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

However, when asked about Lehner’s potentially season-ending surgery head coach Peter DeBoer said denied the news and stated that he expects Lehner to be good to go for Sunday’s game against the San Jose Sharks.

“It was a maintenance day (for Lehner) today. I expect him at practice tomorrow and I expect him dressed on Sunday,” DeBoer told David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

This is not the first time we have seen conflicting reports on Lehner’s injury status. There is clearly a nagging injury there as multiple sources have gone as far to state that Lehner would have surgery.

But official confirmation from the team and Lehner himself has not happened and Lehner has still not had surgery. So as of right now, Lehner is not going anywhere.

In terms of playing the only threat to Lehner is his own performance as he has struggled in the last handful of games he has played. Logan Thompson came into the Golden Knight’s last game against the Washington Capitals and go the win. The Golden Knights need the best out of whatever goalie they play.

Also from Friday’s practice, William Carrier is back on the ice and Jake Leschyshyn has been sent back down to the Henderson Silver Knights. The Golden Knights, currently in the fight for a playoff spot, will play the Sharks on Sunday at 7:00 for their last home game of the regular season.

Welcome to your new home for Vegas Golden Knights breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and don't forget to subscribe to VHN+ for all of our members-only content the entire Vegas Hockey Now crew plus an ad-free browsing experience.

Owen Krepps covers the Vegas Golden Knights as editor-in-chief for Vegas Hockey Now. A 2022 Robert Morris University graduate, he has previously written for The Boulder City Review, RMU Sentry Media, Colonial Sports Network, The Titusville Herald, Pittsburgh Sports Now, and Pittsburgh Hockey Now. You can follow him on Twitter @OKrepps85

Click to comment
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Get VHN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

VHN on Facebook

Vegas Team & Cap Info

Get VHN in your inbox.

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.