Off The Post: Robin Lehner Helps Islanders Stay In Playoff Race

Off The Post: Robin Lehner Helps Islanders Stay In Playoff RaceIslanders goalie Robin Lehner returned Saturday and played great in a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers to move closer to clinching a playoff berth. Currently, the Islanders are in second place in the Metropolitan division with 95 points. After the game, Lehner chatted with Russ Cohen.

Off The Post: Robin Lehner Helps Islanders Stay In Playoff Race

Robin Lehner – Player Profile

On July 24th, 1991, Robin Lehner was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. He began his hockey career playing with Molndal IF. He would move on to play for Frolunda HC until 2008-09. He was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the second round (46th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He would relocate to Canada to play for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the OHL.

Lehner made his NHL debut in the third period of a game against the Montreal Canadiens on October 16th, 2010. At 19 years, two months and 24 days, he became the youngest Swedish goaltender to play in the NHL. Collectors can find Robin Lehner’s rookie cards in 2010-11 hockey products. His Upper Deck Young Guns rookie card appears in 2010-11 Series 2 Hockey. Lehner’s rookie season came when Panini held an NHL license, and collectors can find his cards among Panini’s 2010-11 catalog of hockey products.

On June 26th, 2015, Lehner was traded to the Buffalo Sabres. He would spend three seasons in Buffalo before signing with the Islanders are a free agent on July 3rd, 2018. This season, he has played in 42 games for the Islanders, starting in 39. He has a 22-12 record with a .928 save percentage and 2.17 GAA. His save percentage and goals against average are both third overall in the entire league! Collectors can find Lehner in his Islanders jersey in 2018-19 Upper Deck Series 2.

Robin Lehner – Career Stats

NHL Standard career statistics
Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Goal Scor Scor Scor
Season Age Tm GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
2010-11 19 OTT 8 5 1 4 0 20 178 158 .888 3.52 0 341 1 .200 2 0.5 0 0 0 2
2011-12 20 OTT 5 5 3 2 0 10 154 144 .935 2.01 1 299 4 .800 0 1.3 0 0 0 0
2012-13 21 OTT 12 12 5 3 4 27 424 397 .936 2.20 0 735 10 .833 0 72 10.34 3.8 0 0 0 0 Calder-13
2013-14 22 OTT 36 30 12 15 6 99 1141 1042 .913 3.06 1 1942 19 .633 5 101 -0.68 6.8 0 0 0 4
2014-15 23 OTT 25 24 9 12 3 74 779 705 .905 3.02 0 1471 11 .458 2 111 -7.51 3.8 0 1 1 0
2015-16 24 BUF 21 21 5 9 5 48 634 586 .924 2.47 1 1164 13 .619 3 89 5.98 4.5 0 1 1 8
2016-17 25 BUF 59 58 23 26 8 152 1910 1758 .920 2.68 2 3405 32 .552 6 92 13.29 12.9 0 1 1 6
2017-18 26 BUF 53 50 14 26 9 143 1560 1417 .908 3.01 3 2852 24 .480 8 104 -6.08 8.0 0 0 0 2
2018-19 27 NYI 42 39 22 12 5 86 1187 1101 .928 2.17 5 2376 23 .590 4 80 21.24 8.9 0 1 1 0
5 yrs OTT 86 76 30 36 13 230 2676 2446 .914 2.88 2 4788 45 .592 9 95 16.3 0 1 1 6
3 yrs BUF 133 129 42 61 22 343 4104 3761 .916 2.77 6 7421 69 .535 17 95 25.3 0 2 2 16
1 yr NYI 42 39 22 12 5 86 1187 1101 .928 2.17 5 2376 23 .590 4 80 8.9 0 1 1 0
Career 9 yrs 261 244 94 109 40 659 7967 7308 .917 2.71 13 14585 137 .561 30 93 50.5 0 4 4 22
Provided by Hockey-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/25/2019.

Here is a look at some of Lehner’s cards as he talks about Saturday’s win with Russ Cohen. You can listen to the Off the Post podcast HERE.

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Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.

Baseball’s Best Rookies
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100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
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Pioneers of Baseball

 

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