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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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[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.

— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin
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