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Kari Lehtonen  #32

Dallas Stars  Goalie
NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: November 16, 1983  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
 
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS EXPERIENCE:
* Making his second Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance
* Played in two postseason contests with Atlanta in 2007,
 
2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:
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
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.

I didn't think it would actually work, but it ended up working, so I'm thanking my lucky stars tonight.

— Columbus forward Nick Foligno on scoring the overtime goal after telling the Blue Jackets in the locker room that he would win the game