Lehtinen will represent Finland in his fifth Olympic Games (also 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006) and first international appearance since the 2007 World Championships. He has 11-9--20 points in 26 career Olympic games, collecting a silver and two bronze medals. He has represented Finland 66 times in international contests, recording 22-26--48.
Philadelphia is where I started my NHL career and this is where I want to be so I am really happy. This definitely gives me a lot of confidence by the Flyers showing that they have confidence in me. I know they want to see me get better as a player and this is the place to do it.
— Zac Rinaldo to the Flyers website on signing a two-year contract extension with Philadelphia