Lehner withdraws from World Cup

It has been announced by team Sweden that Robin Lehner has withdrawn from Sweden’s World Cup team. He will be replaced by former Sabre, Jhonas Enroth.

The 25-year-old goaltender is continuing the rehabilitation process from last seasons high ankle sprain, so this looks to be just be a precautionary measure.

In a statement from Sabres general manager Tim Murray, he said, “Robin felt it was important to continue his rehab in Buffalo to prepare for training camp. He has been working out both on and off the ice and we look forward to seeing him on the ice with our team next month.”

Lehner will be looking for a strong start to the 2016-17 season, in the hopes of back stopping the Sabres to a playoff berth.

Less than 30 minutes into last year’s season opener, his first game as a Sabre, Lehner suffered a high ankle sprain. He missed three months to the injury, then returned to play 20 games, posting a .924 save percentage and a 2.47 goals against average.

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