Lehtonen sustained a lower-body injury in that night's game against the Winnipeg Jets and was replaced by Dan Ellis at 14:30 of the second period.
The Stars also activated defenseman Aaron Rome from injured reserve and assigned him to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment. In addition, forward Chris Mueller was assigned to Texas.
I think everyone left it out there. Every game this season, regular season and playoffs, we played as hard as we could. We're not out of the playoffs right now because of lack of effort, and that's all that we can ask of each other.
— Predators defenseman Seth Jones after Nashville was eliminated by Chicago in Game 6 on Saturday