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32 Kari Lehtonen
Kari Lehtonen
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 Bios
Born : Helsinki, Finland, November 16, 1983
Catches : Left
Weight : 200 lbs.
Height : 6' 3"
Last Amateur club : Jokerit Helsinki Junior Team (Finland)
Drafted by Atlanta in the 1st round (2nd overall) in 2002

 Transactions
22-Jun-02 Atlanta's 1st round choice (2nd overall) in 2002 Entry Draft
09-Feb-10 Traded to the Dallas Stars for Ivan Vishnevsky and a 4th round choice in the 2010 Entry Draft

 Thrashers highs
2003-2004 First game as a Thrasher March 19, 2004 vs Florida ... Recorded his first NHL win in his first NHL start.

 Awards
Member of the Bronze Medal winning Finnish Team at the 2003 World Junior Championships ... Member of the Bronze Medal winning Finnish Team at the 2002 World Junior Championships ... Named best goaltender at the World Junior Championships with Team Finland, 2002 ... Member of the Silver Medal winning Finnish Team at the 2001 World Junior Championships ... Member of the Bronze Medal winning Finnish Team at the 2001 World Under-18 Championships ... Member of the Gold Medal winning Finnish Team at the 2000 World Under-18 Championships ... Named Finnish Elite League playoffs MVP with Jokerit Helsinki, 2001 ... Named on the AHL Second All-Star Team with the Chicago Wolves, 2005.

 Miscellaneous
Led the Finnish Elite League in wins (23) with Jokerit-Helsinki ... Led Jokerit-Helsinki to the 2002-03 Continental Cup over the Russian champion Yaroslavl ... Led the World Junior Championships in shutouts (2) with Team Finland, 2003 ... Led the World Junior Championships in HAA (1,17) and Sv% (.943) with Team Finland, 2002 ... Highest drafted European goaltender in NHL history ... Led the AHL in playoffs SV% (.942) with the Chicago Wolves, 2003-04 ... Holds Thrashers goaltending record for career most games played, career most minutes played, career most wins, career most losses, career most ties/OTL, career most goals allowed, career most shots faced, career most shutouts, career highest save percentage, season most games played, season most minutes played, season most wins, season most goals allowed, season most shutouts, season most shots faced and season highest save percentage ... Shares with Pasi Nurminen Thrashers record for career most points.

 Other teams
Dallas

 Statistics

Regular season
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L  OTL  GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
2008-09   46  2624  19  22   3  134   3  3,06  1498  .911   0   1   6
2007-08   48  2707  17  22   5  131   4  2,90  1560  .916   0   2   4
2006-07   68  3934  34  24   9  183   4  2,79  2075  .912   0   1   6 
2005-06   38  2166  20  15   0  106   2  2,94  1123  .906   0   1   4
2003-04    4   239   4   0   0    5   1  1,26   106  .953   0   0   0
  TOTAL  204 11670  94  83  17  559  14  2,87  6362  .912   0   5  20
Playoffs
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
2006-07    2   118   0   2   11   0  5,59    73  .849   0   0   0
  TOTAL    2   118   0   2   11   0  5,59    73  .849   0   0   0


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