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Jere Lehtinen

Jere Lehtinen  #26

Right Wing
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: June 24, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Espoo, Finland
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: MNS / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (88th overall)
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.

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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.

— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury
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