Found March 03, 2012 on
Hockey Fan Land:
I would like to say that I knew two weeks ago exactly who goalie Robin Lehner was. That he was a second round draft pick for the Ottawa Senators who won the Butterfield Trophy as the AHL Calder Playoffs MVP in 2011. Also, that he was now minding the net in Ottawa due to an injury to starter Craig Anderson. Furthermore, his father Michael coached New York Rangers super goalie Henrik Lundqvist. If I had known all of this, I could have been right on top of things when Lehner shutout the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins 1-0 this past week. I could have acquired him for my fantasy hockey teams and pat myself on the back for my terrific hockey sense. But, I did not know any of that. The shutout caught my eye. It should now catch yours. If you play fantasy hockey (and I know you do) , pick him up ASAP. He could be the man in net for the Sens for thr rest of the season. I'm just saying this to help.
BEST OF MAXIM
Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson said he has no idea when he will be able to return to the lineup.
Anderson has been sidelined since severing a tendon in his pinky last week while cooking dinner at home last week.
He underwent surgery to repair the tendon and still is not able to grip his stick.
"Obviously the timeline is wide open right now," Anderson said...
* Thans to @SensForLife11 for the Photoshopped image.
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