Robin Lehner believes the Senators can learn a lot from a Western Conference team like the St. Louis Blues.
Sometimes in hockey, though, the teacher learns from the student. Monday was a case in point as the Senators handled the Blues 3-2 in an overtime thriller, to register their second victory over a western team this season.
What a finish – the game ending on a high wrist shot from local hero Cody Ceci, playing just his third career NHL game. It was Ceci’s first career NHL goal and Kyle Turris fished the puck out of the net for Cody’s collection.
Where to next for Lehner? It’s more than wins and losses, as Lehner explained during a lengthy game-day interview in which he insisted the Senators starting goaltending job belongs to Craig Anderson, even if this was Lehner’s 17th game of the season, with the potential for plenty more where they came from.
“This year, I’m the backup, I’ve said that a bunch of times,” Lehner says. “I’ve played a bunch of games, but it’s been weird circums