DALLAS - The Dallas Stars' Kari Lehtonen left Saturday night's game at 6:37 of the third period after the Minnesota Wild's Erik Haula ran into the goalie.
In Lehtonen's place, Tim Thomas made his Stars debut. They acquired him from the Florida Panthers in a trade at Wednesday's deadline. Minnesota was leading 3-2.
Haula received 15 minutes in penalties, a major for charging plus a game misconduct.
There was no immediate announcement about the extent of any injury to Lehtonen.