• Lehkonen led Team Finland and tied for fourth in tournament scoring with nine points (3-6--9) in seven games at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship, where he tallied the opening goal in Finland’s bronze-medal victory over Team Russia. He also competed at the 2013 World Junior Championship, recording three goals (3-1--4) and a plus-5 rating in six games.
• At the 2012 Under-18 World Championship, Lehkonen led Team Finland to a fourth-place finish, tying for the team lead and second in tournament scoring with 10 points (7-3--10).
• His father, Ismo, and uncle, Timo (selected 90th overall in 1984 by Chicago), played professional hockey in Finland before pursuing coaching careers.
• He patterns his game after Finnish great Teemu Selanne.
NHL team: Philadelphia Flyers NHL player: Jeff Carter Shootout move: “Blocker-side over the pad” Movie: Die Hard TV show: Modern Family Video game: FIFA 12 Home-cooked meal: Spaghetti and sauce Place to visit: Philadelphia’s locker room
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs