08 May 2014, Thursday, 14:21

Ufa ice-hockey player Andrei Vasilevsky signed a contract with Tampa Bay Lightning NHL

author: Dmitry Slezin

The National Hockey League club "Tampa Bay Lightning" signed a three year contract with the goalkeeper of Ufa "Salavat Yulaev" Andrey Vasilevsky, the official website of Tampa Bay Lightning reports.

Last season the 19-year-old Andrei Vasilevsky played for Salavat Yualaev 28 games in the KHL regular season, scoring 14 wins with a 2.21 goals-against average  and a 92.3 save percentage.

In the playoffs, he held 18 matches and won at nine (1.99 goals per game and 93.4 save percentage).

On May 9, Vasilevsky with another Ufa resident — Andrei Zubarev as part of the Russian team starts competing at the World Championship 2014 in Minsk.