Bishop's injury not serious but status for Game 2 uncertain
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) stops the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins' Tom Kuhnhackl (34) and Lightning's Andrej Sustr (62) tangle in front of the net during the second period of Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 13, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
PITTSBURGH (AP) Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop's left leg injury isn't as serious as initially feared.
Bishop twisted the leg awkwardly in the first period of a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night and left on a stretcher. The Vezina Trophy finalist said tests revealed no significant damage but it's unclear whether he'll be able to play in Game 2 on Monday night.
If Bishop can't go, Andrei Vasilevskiy will fill in as the Lightning try to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Vasilevskiy made 25 saves after coming in for Bishop.
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The Penguins will stick with rookie goaltender Matt Murray. Pittsburgh has not dropped consecutive games during the playoffs.