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Kari Lehtonen  #32

Dallas Stars  Goalie
NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: November 16, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Recorded his first assist of the season and posted 37 saves on 11/22 vs LAK * Turned aside 27 shots for his second shutout of the season on 12/17 at VAN * Stopped 30 shots and added an assist on 12/27 at STL * Registered 32 saves en route to his third shutout of the season on 12/31 vs. ARI * Stopped 38 of 41 shots for his 19th win of the season on 1/18 at CHI * Stopped 37 of 37 shots for his fourth shutout of the season on 2/13 vs. FLA * Earned his third assist of the season on 2/27 vs. COL * Made 31 saves en route to his 30th win of the season on 3/19 vs. PIT * Recorded 33 saves en route to his fifth shutout of the season on 3/21 vs. CHI * Currently paces all active NHL goaltenders and shares 17th in NHL history with 24 career assists, ranking second on the franchise leaderboard with 19 assists with the Stars
Finnish Elite League First Team All-Star (2002) Finnish Elite League Best Goaltender (2002) Finnish Elite League Playoff MVP (2002) AHL Second All-Star Team (2005) Missed majority of 2009-10 due to off-season back surgery. Traded to Dallas by Atlanta for Ivan Vishnevskiy and Dallas' 4th round choice (Ivan Telegin) in 2010 Entry Draft, February 9, 2010.
Quote of the Day

For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.

— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday
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