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Stars Injury Update: Kari Lehtonen suffers concussion, says to be 'ok'

The Dallas Stars have announced that goaltender Kari Lehtonen suffered a concussion during last nights game against the Florida Panthers. The injury occurred during the third period when a Stars defenseman checked Panthers' forward Nick Bjugstad into the goaltender. <div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kari Lehtonen Suffers Mild Concussion After Collision In Crease (Video)

Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen suffered a “mild” concussion Monday night and will miss a couple of days, per the Dallas Morning News. If you feel like you’ve read this story before, you aren’t going crazy. While the Stars pulled off an incredible comeback featuring a Tyler Seguin hat trick Monday night against the Florida Panthers, they lost Lehtonen in the process...
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stars' Lehtonen ready for heavy workload yet again

FRISCO, Texas - In a role he's become accustomed to every spring for the Dallas Stars, Kari Lehtonen was a workhorse between the pipes last April. The veteran Finnish goaltender started 18 of Dallas' final 19 games last season, including all six games in the Stars' first-round playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Dallas' first playoff appearance in six seasons...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kari Lehtonen Fantasy Projections 2014 2015

Year Team G W L GAA SV% SO 2003 WPG 4 4 0 1.26 0.953 1 2005 WPG 38 20 15 2.94 0.906 2 2006 WPG 68 34 24 2.79 0.912 4 2007 WPG 48 17 22 2.9 0.916 4 2008 WPG 46 19 22 3.06 0.911 3 2009 DAL 12 6 4 2.81 0.911 0 2010 DAL 69 34 24 2.55

Stars putting their hopes in Lehtonen

The Dallas Stars have high aspirations for this season, but whether or not they can actually succeed in being a serious Stanley Cup contender will be largely dependent on their goaltending. The Stars defense doesn’t look like a Cup-caliber group, so they’ll need goaltender Kari Lehtonen to help pick up the slack. Is he up for the challenge though? Well, there’s two obvious...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stars goalie sprawls for amazing save

Anyone who watches the Dallas Stars knows just how much goaltender Kari Lehtonen does for the team. He covers up for a lot of poor defensive play, and keeps his team in the game more often than not. And sometimes, Lehtonen keeps the Stars in the game with something absolutely ridiculous. There was the behind-the-back save vs. Columbus. The sprawling kick-save vs. Phoenix. And tonight...
Via Around The Rink
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

After short recovery, Lehtonen ready to return to Stars

FRISCO, Texas -- Unfortunately, Kari Lehtonen knows all about the dreaded lower-body injury. The 29-year-old Dallas Stars goaltender missed 12 games in fall 2011 due to a groin injury and the talented Finn suffered a similar injury in a win at Winnipeg on Oct. 11, a game where after 35 minutes and he had stopped all 21 Jet shots he had faced, Lehtonen felt something was not right...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars Goalie Kari Lehtonen With Save of the Year (Video)

The shortened NHL season is only in it's early stages, and the Dallas Stars goalie already has a top candidate for save of the year.  Kari Lehtonen made a save that not only shocked me when I watched it, it faked out the announcers too.  The puck seemed to ricochet off his shoulder and hang in the air for a couple seconds.  Lehtonen didn't give up on it and decided to...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars G points to score after losing shutout bid

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen was a one man wrecking crew against the Detroit Red Wings last night.  In the Wings home opener, Lehtonen stopped 39 of 40 shots, and was actually 3.4 seconds away from getting a shutout.  This would have been the Wings first shutout loss in their home opener since 1947.Damien Brunner recorded his first NHL goal off this beautiful pass from Pavel...
Via Diehardsport
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kari Lehtonen accidentally hits Stars fan in face with puck during pregame warmups (Video)

During pregame warmups before Friday night's NHL game in Vancouver, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen accidentally hit a Stars fan in the face with a flying puck, setting off a hilarious chain of events to follow. The video of the incident starts off by showing a male and female Stars fan in the front row. Note the female fan is obviously a big Lehtonen fan as she holds...
Via Holdout Sports
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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