Robin Lehner
G NYI
3 days ago

Lehner has now been confirmed as New York's starter for Saturday's matchup against the Panthers, according to Newsday's Andrew Gross.

EDGE Analysis

Things were trending in this direction Saturday morning, but Kehner's deployment is now official. Lehner will likely need to turn in a strong performance to stand a chance in this one, as Panthers netminder Roberto Luongo sports stellar ratios (1.18 GAA, .959 save percentage) through his first three appearances of the season.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
3 days ago

Lehner is expected to start Saturday versus the Panthers, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

This is not written in ink, but rather an educated guess as Thomas Greiss participated in an optional skate Saturday morning while Lehner did not. This is usually a sign that Lehner will start. Coach Barry Trotz is playing it coy with his starter and trying to keep the Panthers' guessing. Lehner made 23 of 26 saves in his last start versus the Lightning on Thursday.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
5 days ago

Lehner will be between the pipes versus the Lightning on Thursday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.

EDGE Analysis

Lehner has given up nine goals in his previous two outings and it won't get any easier against Tampa Bay's high-powered offense (3.60 goals per game). The Islanders are currently fifth in the league in shots allowed per game (34.0), so expect the Swedish netminder to face a heavy barrage of rubber Thursday.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
6 days ago

Lehner is expected to start Thursday versus the Lightning, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Head coach Barry Trotz wouldn't name Lehner the starter after practice Wednesday, but Lehner was the first goaltender off the ice which usually suggests that goalie will be the starter in the next game. Lehner hasn't played since suffering back spasms Oct. 30 versus the Penguins but has been the backup for Thomas Greiss the last two games.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
1 week ago

Lehner (strain) will serve as the backup behind Thomas Greiss in Saturday's home game against the Devils.

EDGE Analysis

The Islanders will ease Lehner back into the mix, which seems like a great idea considering the backstop has already dealt with multiple injuries in his debut season the Eastern Conference club. Lehner's next chance to start will arrive Monday against the visiting Canadiens.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
2 weeks ago

Lehner (back) returned to practice Friday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Lehner had to leave the game early Tuesday versus the Penguins due to the injury and also didn't play Thursday. The injury was never considered to be serious but the Islanders did call up Chris Gibson to backup Thomas Greiss. While Lehner is unlikely to start Saturday versus the Devils, the Islanders hope that he will at least be healthy enough to be the backup goaltender for the contest.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
2 weeks ago

Lehner (strain) will not suit up versus Pittsburgh on Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Lehner appears to have firmly cemented himself as the No. 1 on Long Islander; however, that position could be in jeopardy depending on the length of his absence. With the netminder unavailable, Thomas Greiss will get the start against Pittsburgh on Thursday while recent call-up Christopher Gibson will serve as the backup.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
2 weeks ago

Lehner (strain) is considered day-to-day ahead of Thursday's matchup with Pittsburgh, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.

EDGE Analysis

Lehner's injury isn't expected to keep him sidelined for long, but he should be considered questionable at best for Thursday's contest at this juncture. If Lehner's unable to go, Thomas Greiss will almost certainly get the starting nod against the Penguins.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
2 weeks ago

Coach Barry Trotz said Lehner suffered "a strain" in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Penguins, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

That doesn't quite specify the problem Lehner's dealing with, but it was enough to keep him out for the third period. He performed well before the issue surfaced, steering away 23 of 25 shots and is on record for the win.

Robin Lehner
G NYI
2 weeks ago

Lehner wasn't on the ice for the third period of Tuesday's game versus the Penguins and was replaced by Thomas Greiss, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

EDGE Analysis

Lehner wasn't on the bench to start the period, either. It's an odd circumstance since he wasn't pulled for his performance, as Lehner stopped 23 of 25 shots and held a 5-2 lead after two periods. It signals that he may be injured, so expect updates after the game.