A sign hangs above the door between the locker-room and the ice at the New York Islanders’ practice facility that reads, “GET BETTER TODAY.” It carries a powerful double meaning for Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender. He was a huge reason the Islanders returned to the playoffs after a two-year absence.  Read the rest of this article at The Hamilton Spectator…

Image: New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner blocks a shot from Carolina Hurricanes Greg McKegg. – Julio Cortez, The Associated Press.