Golden Knights go back to Lehner for must-win Game 6 vs. Canadiens
Lehner started Game 4 of Vegas' semifinal series against Montreal and was spectacular in the winning effort, stopping 27 of 28 shots. It was just his second start of the playoffs and first outing since May 30.
But Golden Knights head coach Peter DeBoer opted to go back to Marc-Andre Fleury for Game 5. Fleury allowed three goals on 25 shots in a 4-1 loss as the Canadiens took a 3-2 series lead.
Lehner posted a .913 save percentage and 2.29 goals-against average in 19 regular-season games this season. The 29-year-old owns a .920 save percentage and 2.21 goals-against average in 28 career playoff appearances.