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Inaugural Puck Drop podcast with Habs prospect Artturi Lehkonen

Our inaugural Puck Drop podcast features none other than the fan favourite prospect, Artturi Lehkonen This is a podcast that will have a close connection with the Montreal Canadiens and, of course, Habs Eyes On The Prize. I will try to get guests that have played in Montreal, or might play with the Canadiens, in the future. But it will also focus on the players themselves, with...
Via Eyes On The Prize
September 08, 2016

Canadiens 2016 Top 25 Under 25: #5 Artturi Lehkonen

He made headlines when he broke a playoff record set by one of Sweden’s best players, and now he has a realistic shot of cracking the Canadiens’ roster. At the start of last season, there were doubts about the level of Artturi Lehkonen’s play, but an incredible sophomore season with Frölunda HC put those concerns to bed. After a regular season that was good by any given standard...
Via Eyes On The Prize
September 05, 2016

Artturi Lehkonen praised by coach, opponents, & colleagues before his arrival in Montreal

The talented Finnish forward was heaped with praise before his departure for the NHL The hype surrounding Artturi Lehkonen has reached an all-time high. Not only is he being penciled in by pundits and fans alike as a possible solution to Montreal’s lack of depth on the wings, but his former teammates and coach also seem to agree that he has all the right tools to make an impact in...
Via Eyes On The Prize
August 31, 2016

Artturi Lehkonen is back on the ice, sights firmly set on the NHL this season

Artturi Lehkonen was back doing some on-ice training in Sweden today, after which he and Roger Ronnberg took the time to answer some questions about his development. Frölunda opened their season with an exhibition-style event, including a team presentation, a friendly scrimmage, and a skills competition. Artturi Lehkonen was second to last out on the ice, and got a cheer only rivaled...
Via Eyes On The Prize
August 08, 2016

Artturi Lehkonen Gets ELC From Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have signed 2013 2nd round draft pick (55th overall) Artturi Lehkonen to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Sunday. The 20-year-old winger has spent the last two seasons playing for Frölunda in the SHL, where he put up 16 goals and 33 points in 49 regular season games this season. He also stepped up when it counted, scoring 19 points in...
Via The Hockey Writers
May 09, 2016

Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to 3-year contract

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens signed Finnish forward Artturi Lehkonen to a three-year, two-way contact Sunday. The 20-year-old Lehkonen had 16 goals and 17 assists in 49 games this season for HC Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League. He led the league in post-season goals with 11 in 16 games to help HC Frolunda win the Swedish championship. Montreal selected Lehkonen 55th...
Via Associated Press
May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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