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Stars' Lehtonen makes 31, shuts out Coyotes

DALLAS -- Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves for his 30th shutout, Brett Ritchie scored in his first NHL game and the Dallas Stars beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-0 on Wednesday night. Cody Eakin and Jamie Benn each had a goal and an assist, and Alex Goligoski assisted twice as the Stars had their biggest margin of victory this season. The game was scoreless in the second period when Ritchie...
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Stars shut out Canucks as Lehtonen turns aside 27 shots

  Kari Lehtonen was tested immediately by the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. The Dallas goalie stoned Radim Vrbata just more than 30 seconds into the first period and stared down a number of other great chances in the opening 20 minutes of the Stars' 2-0 victory. "That's always huge when you are able to make a great first save," Lehtonen said. "That gave me lots of confidence...
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December 18, 2014  |  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...
September 30, 2014  |  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. No matter whether...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars' goalie Kari Lehtonen leaves game after collision

Kari Lehtonen got hit hard against the Wild in tonight's game, forcing him to leave.Wild forward Erik Haula came barrelling through and ran over Lehtonen. His helmet flew off and his face was bloodied. Haula received a charging major and a 10-minute game misconduct for the transgression.The Stars were losing 3-2 when Lehtonen was forced to leave, but ended up winning the game 4-3...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars acquire Stanley Cup Champ, Tim Thomas

Dallas Stars acquire Stanley Cup Champ, Tim ThomasThe Dallas Stars have acquired Tim Thomas from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Dan Ellis. Tim Thomas heads to Texas. The #stars send Dan Ellis to #FlaPanthers to complete the deal. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) March 5, 2014 With Roberto Luongo being traded to Florida yesterday, this opened up a possibility for the Dallas...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lehtonen has 26 saves, Stars beat Coyotes 2-1

Kari Lehtonen made 26 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Saturday night. Lehtonen, a Finnish Olympian, received plenty of help from the Stars' defense and from goals by Ray Whitney and Russian Olympian Valeri Nichushkin. The victory moved Dallas into the eighth and final playoff position in the Western Conference for the first time this season as the teams...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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