Video: Andrei Vasilevskiy makes astounding save on Sidney Crosby


Tampa Bay Lightning fans might be sad to see Ben Bishop out of the lineup – at least for now – but they’d be foolish to feel disappointed about the way Andrei Vasilevskiy has been playing.

The highlight of Game 2 so far might just be his save against frustrated Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby. It was a great attempt by Crosby, yet Vasilevskiy somehow pulled off the stop.

You can watch video of that impeccable play in the video above this post’s headline. Also, here’s a GIF of that moment:

Also, an alternate angle:

Vasilevskiy has enjoyed some other nice moments, including this big stop on Chris Kunitz that provided clear evidence that the young goalie wasn’t sleepwalking into the contest:

Matt Murray allowed a couple goals during the first period that had people talking about Marc-Andre Fleury, but maybe this save will boost his confidence (and his coach’s confidence in him?):