NHL: a new goalkeeper for the Golden Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights filled the gap in front of the goal left by the loss of goaltender Robin Lehner to injury by acquiring San Jose Sharks goalie Adin Hill on Monday.
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The Nevada roster will send the California roster a fourth-round pick in 2024, the premiere has confirmed.
Drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in the third round (76th overall) in the 2015 amateur auction, Hill played 74 games over six seasons in the National League with the Coyotes and Sharks.
Despite playing for lower-ranked teams, the 26-year-old maintained reasonable stats, including a 29-32-5 record, 2.74 goals-against-average and save rate. efficiency of .908.
In addition to Hill, the Golden Knights may count on Logan Thompson, Laurent Brossoit and Michael Hutchonson to defend their cage.
For his part, Lehner will miss the entire next campaign due to hip surgery.