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Kari Lehtonen
Kari Lehtonen
(LEH-toh-nehn, CAR ee)
Number: 32
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 210
Catches: Left
Born: 16 Nov 1983  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
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Acquired: Selected in the first round, second overall, of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Drafted: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (2nd overall)
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
* Making his second Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance
* Played in two postseason contests with Atlanta in 2007,
Most SVs: 47 (12/3, W) | PS: 1/1 (100%), 11/24 vs. Nash (NYR) | Shootout: 23/30 (.767%)
* Recorded five shutouts this season
* 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 Jan. 23 vs. TOR
* Stopped 24 shots for his 3rd shutout of the season, and added an assist for the second straight game on Jan. 25 vs. PIT
* Ranks second among all active goaltenders and 21st in NHL history with 21 career assists, and ranks second on the franchise leaderboard with 16 assists
* Stopped 27 shots on Dec. 19 vs. VAN for his 100th win as a member of the Dallas Stars
* Won a bronze medal with Team Finland at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, posting a 1-1-0 record with a .934 SV% and a 1.51 GAA in two games

2008-09 Season Notes
* Won five straight starts from 3/6-16, posting a 1.18 GAA, a .966 save percentage and two shutouts during that span
* Made a career-best 49 saves on a career-high 50 shots in the Thrashers 5-1 win on 3/16 vs. WSH
* Made nine straight starts for the Thrashers from 2/19-3/10, posting a 5-3-1 record with two shutouts, 2.44 GAA and a .927 save percentage
* Stopped all 35 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season, his second in three games, on 3/10 at COL
* Stopped 25 shots for his second shutout of the season, 13th of his career, on 3/6 vs. MTL

2008-09 Season Highs
Shots Faced: 50, 3/16 vs. WSH (career high)
Saves: 49, 3/16 vs. WSH (career high)