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NHL players reflect on another wild summer of goalie musical chairs
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NHL players reflect on another wild summer of goalie musical chairs

Andrei Vasilevskiy doesn’t pay attention to off-season NHL news. The signings, the trades, the big moves just aren’t on the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender’s radar.That means every so often, Vasilevskiy will stare roughly 200 feet down to the other end of the ice — and be surprised by who’s occupying the opposite crease.“Let’s say we’re playing season opener against some team,” the 2019 Vezina Trophy winner said at the recent NHL/NHLPA player media tour. “And all of a sudden the guy I’m playing against, he used to be on another team.“I didn’t know that guy signed with the other team. All of a sudden he’s playing against me for different team.” Vasilevskiy has experienced more and more of these moments in recent seasons. There are likely more to come in 2022-23. Story...