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Kari Lehtonen

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)
Stopped 27 shots for his first shutout of the season on 11/13 at LAK * Recorded his first assist of the season and posted 37 saves on 11/22 vs LAK * Ranks second among all active goaltenders and 21st in NHL history with 22 career assists, and ranks second on the franchise leaderboard with 17 assists 2013-14 SEASON: * Recorded five shutouts * Allowed two-goals-or-fewer 34 times * Recorded 24 saves and his third assist of the season en route to his 200th career NHL win on 1/23 vs. TOR * Stopped 24 shots for his 3rd shutout of the season, and added an assist for the second straight game on 1/25 vs. PIT
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

(The tribute) was great, brought back a lot of memories. I felt I wanted to give them the thank you they deserved. I understand the booing and it was expected. They are great fans.

— Martin St. Louis after playing his first game in Tampa Bay since being traded to the Rangers last season
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series