The Dallas Stars and Normandy Homes announced today that Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen has won the second segment of the Normandy Homes Three Stars of the Game voting for the 2014-15 season. Normandy Homes will donate $1,000 to the Dallas Stars Foundation on his behalf.
Lehtonen led the Stars in the Normandy Homes Three Stars of the Game voting with 19 total points in the second voting segment. The netminder earned three first star selections, one second star and one third star over the 23-game span from Dec. 6 - Jan. 31. Dallas forward Tyler Seguin came in second in the voting with two first stars, one second star and four third stars for a total of 17 points. Rookie defenseman John Klingberg and forward Erik Cole tied for third on the team with 12 points in the voting as each player earned one first star, two second stars and one third star in the segment.
Lehtonen appeared in 21 of the 23 games during the second segment of the season, posting a 12-5-2 record over that span, including one shutout. Overall this season, Lehtonen owns a 21-11-7 record with a 2.96 goals against average and a .905 save percentage in 42 appearances. The native of Helsinki, Finland currently shares 11th in the NHL with 21 wins while his two assists this season are tied for second among League goaltenders.
The Normandy Homes Star of the Game standings are determined by the Stars player who earns the most points in the Normandy Homes Three Stars of the Game voting, which occurs after each regular-season game. A player receives five points for a first star selection, three points for a second star and one point for a third star. The Normandy Homes Three Stars of the Game are selected by members of the media in each home city.
Each year, Normandy Homes will donate a total of $3,000 to the Dallas Stars Foundation on behalf of the winning Stars players. Over the course of the season there will be two segment winners and one overall winner, each having $1,000 donated in their name.
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