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Breaking: Vegas Goaltender Robin Lehner to miss significant time, requires hip surgery




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Robin Lehner is expected to miss the entire 2022-23 NHL season after it was determined that he will require hip surgery, as confirmed by the team this morning.



The news was confirmed by the Golden Knights on Twitter.

This is following a gruesome injury that had the goaltenders 2021-22 season come to a halt, as he left the team for further testing back in March.


The goaltender already underwent successful shoulder surgery in May.



The Knights, according to Capfriendly.com, don't have a single NHL goalie to turn to right now. With both Lehner and Brossoit on LTIR for the unforeseeable future, they will most likely be starting the season with Logan Thomson if they don't make a trade.


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Lehner's absence was a major contributor to Vegas missing the post-season for the first time in franchise history, and losing him for next year could prove as a massive hurdle for the team that has already lost Max Pacioretty in free agency this off-season.



Will Vegas still be able to make the post-season despite missing their starting goaltender?





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