Robin Lehner will miss the entire 2022-2023 season
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner will miss the entirety of next season as he will undergo hip surgery, his team announced Thursday.
The precise nature of the injury bothering the Swede has not been disclosed. The duration of his recovery remains undetermined.
NEWS: Robin Lehner is expected to miss the entire 2022-23 NHL season after it was determined that he will require hip surgery. An exact timeline of his recovery is to be determined. #VegasBorn
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) August 11, 2022
For the Knights, this is a blow before training camp even begins in September. In goal, the club is also betting on Laurent Brossoit, Logan Thompson and Michael Hutchinson. The second of them played in 19 regular season games in 2021-22.
Lehner posted a 23-17-2 record, a 2.83 goals-against average and a save percentage. .907 efficiency in the last campaign, which ended in a playoff exclusion.