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Andrei Vasilevskiy Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary

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Andrei Vasilevskiy: Biography in Details

Who is Andrei Vasilevskiy?

Andrei Vasilevskiy is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL).

What are the birth facts of Andrei Vasilevskiy?

Vasilevskiy was born Andrei Andreyevich Vasilevskiy on July 25, 1994, in Tyumen, Russia. His nationality is Russian and his ethnicity is Asian-European.

His father, Andrei Vasilevskiy, was also a goaltender who competed in the Russian Superleague as a member of Salavat Yulaev Ufa. His mother’s name is Liudmila Vasilevskiaia.

He, however, may have played ice hockey from his school life, later going on to continue in the professional ice hockey leagues in his home country.

Education History

There is no information on Andrei’s educational background.

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Professional Life and Career

Vasilevskiy played for Salavat Yulaev Ufa U16 in Russia U16 in the 2009-2010 season. He also played for Tolpar Ufa in MHL in the same season.

This continued for next season as well. He was originally selected by Salavat Yulaev Ufa in the first round, 7th overall, of the 2011 KHL Junior Draft.

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Vasilevskiy was selected 19th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. On 6 May 2014, he was signed by Lightning to a three-year, entry-level contract.

On 27 September 2014, Andrei Vasilevskiy was assigned to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top minor league affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

On 15 December 2014, Vasilevskiy was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week. Vasilevskiy had a 29-save shutout against the Springfield Falcons, which snapped their franchise-record 11-game winning streak.

He has compiled a record of 8–3–3 in 14 appearances with Syracuse this season. On 2 January 2015, he was named CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for December. He is the first Syracuse goaltender to win the award since Karl Goehring in March 2008.

On 16 December 2014, Vasilevskiy was recalled to the Tampa Bay Lightning. He then played and started later that night in his NHL debut, a 3–1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Vasilevskiy also accomplished another feat that night by becoming the first NHL goaltender to ever wear the number 88.

He recorded his first NHL shutout on 3 March 2015, over the Buffalo Sabres.

His first playoff win came on 6 June 2015, when he replaced starting goaltender Ben Bishop twice; he thus, became the first goalie in 24 years to win a playoff Final in relief and the first to earn his first career playoff win in relief in the Final since Lester Patrick in 1928.

On 3 September 2015, Vasilevskiy had successful surgery to remove a blood clot from near his left collarbone and to treat a type of Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

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On 21 October 2015, he was cleared to come off of his blood thinner medication, allowing him to return to practice.

On 1 November 2015, the Lightning recalled Vasilevskiy from his conditioning stint with the Crunch. Vaslievskiy made his return to the NHL that same night, in a victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

On July 1, 2016, Lightning announced the re-signing of Vasilevskiy to a three-year contract extension. Vasilevskiy appeared in 24 games with the team last season.

He also played in eight Stanley Cup playoff games in 2016. On December 28, 2016, he recorded his first career NHL point as an assist on an overtime goal scored by Tyler Johnson, which came in a victory over the visiting Montreal Canadiens.

On 2 March 2016, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation named Vasilevskiy to its roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Vasilevskiy was joined by Lightning teammates Vladislav Namestnikov, and Nikita Kucherov.

The tournament took place from 17 Sep to 1 October 2016, in Toronto. In winning the 2014 IIHF World Championship with the Russian senior team, Vasilevskiy was awarded the Order of Honour on 27 May 2014.

On April 9, 2017, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation named Vasilevskiy to its roster for the 2017 World Ice Hockey Championships. Vasilevskiy was joined by teammate Nikita Kucherov.

Caption: Andrei Vasilevskiy Posing for a Photo ( Source: Answer )

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Salary and Net Worth

Andrei Vasilevskiy has a net worth of $8 million and his salary is $3,500,000.

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Rumors, Controversy

Andrei Vasilevskiy has not been dragged into much greater controversies or rumors. He, however, has been dragged into rumors regarding his injury.

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He has, thus far, managed to keep a clean image in the eyes of the public and fans.

How tall is Andrei Vasilevskiy?

Andrei Vasilevskiy has a height of 6 feet 3 inches. His body weighs 90kg. He has light brown hair and blue eyes.

Social Media Profile

Andrei Vasilevskiy is currently inactive on social sites including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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FAQs

Does Andrei Vasilevskiy have a kid?

He is blessed with a son named Lukas.

What nationality is Andrei Vasilevskiy?

He was born in Russia.

Andrei Vasilevskiy’s Birthday Dates

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2025 July Friday
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