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Artturi Lehkonen

European Skater - Kalpa, FINLAND
Final Rank:9Midterm Rank:9
Position:Left WingShoots:Left
Height:5' 9"Weight:163
Born:July 4, 1995Hometown:Turku, FIN
Born in:Piikkio, FIN
Drafted: 2013: MTL (2nd Round / 55th Overall) 
• 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.

FAVORITES


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

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2010-2011TPS JR.FINLAND-JR.20110
2010-2011TPS U18FINLAND-JR. U182823153843
2011-2012TPSFINLAND182248
2011-2012TPS JR.FINLAND-JR.4028265454
2011-2012TPS U18FINLAND-JR. U18346100
2012-2013FIN (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR63144
2012-2013KALPAFINLAND4514163012
2012-2013KALPA JR.FINLAND-JR.10000
2013-2014FIN (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR62242
2013-2014KALPAFINLAND33713204