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Kari Lehtonen
Kari Lehtonen
Goaltender  - DAL
(LEH-tuh-nehn, KAH-ree)
Number: 32
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 205
Catches: Left
Born: Nov 16, 1983  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Acquired: Acquired by Dallas from Atlanta in exchange for D Ivan Vishnevskiy and the Stars’ 2010 fourth round pick on Feb. 9, 2010.
Drafted: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (2nd overall)
2014-15 SEASON

Finished the 2014-15 campaign with a 34-17-10 record, a .903 save percentage and a 2.94 goals against average in 65 games … Matched a career-high and finished tied for ninth in the NHL with 34 wins … Reached the 30-win plateau for the fourth time in the last five seasons and the fifth time in his career … Is one of five active NHL goaltenders to post at least 30 wins in four of the last five seasons (including fellow Stars netminder Antti Niemi) … Matched a career-best five shutouts which was tied for eighth in the League … Shared second among all NHL goaltenders with three assists (0-3=3) … Registered 35-plus saves in 10 games, posting a record of 8-2-0 in those contests … Earned a point in each of his first eight starts of the season, posting a 4-0-4 record in the month of October … Posted a point in six consecutive games from Dec. 27 – Jan. 8, logging a 4-0-2 record … Recorded a season-long four-game win streak twice from Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 and Feb. 8 – 17 … Logged a season-high 43 saves in a 6-3 win over Vancouver on Oct. 21 … Appeared in his 500th career NHL game on March 13 at Washington, turning aside 18 of 20 shots for the win … Recorded nine consecutive road wins from Jan. 29 – March 25, becoming the first goaltender in Dallas Stars history to post nine-straight wins on the road.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Won the bronze medal with Team Finland at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, posting a .935 SV% in two contests … Represented Finland at the 2012 IIHF World Championship, recording a 2-2 record with one shutout, a 2.85 GAA and a .894 SV% … Won the silver medal at the 2007 IIHF World Championship with Team Finland, posting a 4-2 record with a 1.93 GAA and a .913 SV% in six tournament contests … Won a bronze medal at the 2003 IIHF World Junior Championship, logging a .923 SV% and a 2.19 GAA with two shutouts in six appearances … Posted a 4-2-0 record with a 1.17 GAA in six games for Team Finland at the 2002 IIHF World Junior Championship where he won a bronze medal … Appeared in one game with Finland at the 2001 IIHF World Junior Championship, posting a 1-0-0 record and allowing just two goals, winning a silver medal at the tournament … Also skated for Team Finland at the 2001 IIHF U18 World Championship, posting a 3-1-0 record with a 1.90 GAA en route to a bronze medal … Won the gold medal with Team Finland at the 2000 IIHF U18 World Championship, posting a 5-0-1 record with one shutout and a 1.76 GAA.


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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 55 35 16 4 153 127 74
2 DAL 52 33 14 5 169 137 71
3 STL 54 29 17 8 128 128 66
4 LAK 51 31 17 3 135 117 65
5 SJS 50 27 19 4 145 132 58
6 COL 54 27 23 4 146 148 58
7 NSH 52 24 20 8 130 137 56
8 ANA 49 24 18 7 106 113 55
9 MIN 51 23 19 9 126 122 55
10 ARI 51 24 21 6 136 156 54
11 VAN 51 20 19 12 119 138 52
12 CGY 49 22 24 3 129 145 47
13 WPG 50 22 25 3 129 143 47
14 EDM 52 21 26 5 130 151 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 52 28 30 16 58
T. Seguin 52 27 28 12 55
J. Klingberg 52 8 35 17 43
J. Spezza 52 18 22 5 40
P. Sharp 52 16 24 -1 40
C. Eakin 52 10 13 2 23
A. Goligoski 52 3 20 20 23
M. Janmark 52 10 9 13 19
A. Roussel 50 8 10 6 18
V. Nichushkin 49 6 12 8 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 20 9 5 .910 2.46
K. Lehtonen 13 5 0 .908 2.82
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