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Kari Lehtonen

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Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 6-4 (193 cm)

Born: November 16, 1983 in Helsinki, Finland
Draft: Atlanta, 1st round (2nd overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Current salary: $6,000,000
Current cap hit: $5,900,000

Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 6, 2015 4:25 AM

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
2003-04 20 ATL NHL 4 4 0 0 5 106 101 .953 1.25 1 240 1.2 0 0 0 0
2005-06 22 ATL NHL 38 20 15 0 106 1123 1017 .906 2.94 2 2166 96 4.88 7.3 0 1 1 4
2006-07 23 ATL NHL 68 34 24 9 183 2075 1892 .912 2.79 4 3934 93 13.62 14.2 0 1 1 6
2007-08 24 ATL NHL 48 45 17 22 5 131 1560 1429 .916 2.90 4 2707 27 .600 6 92 10.71 10.9 0 2 2 4
2008-09 25 ATL NHL 46 45 19 22 3 134 1498 1364 .911 3.06 3 2624 27 .600 7 98 3.08 9.3 0 1 1 6
2009-10 26 DAL NHL 12 10 6 4 0 31 350 319 .911 2.81 0 663 5 .500 1 100 0.06 2.1 0 1 1 0
2010-11 27 DAL NHL 69 68 34 24 11 175 2043 1868 .914 2.55 3 4119 38 .559 8 98 2.98 12.5 0 6 6 6
2011-12 28 DAL NHL 59 59 32 22 4 136 1739 1603 .922 2.33 4 3497 36 .610 7 90 14.36 12.3 0 3 3 0
2012-13 29 DAL NHL 36 35 15 14 3 88 1050 962 .916 2.66 1 1986 21 .600 5 95 4.48 7.0 0 2 2 0
2013-14 30 DAL NHL 65 64 33 20 10 153 1888 1735 .919 2.41 5 3804 36 .563 10 94 9.68 12.6 0 4 4 4 Vezina-8
2014-15 31 DAL NHL 65 65 34 17 10 181 1875 1694 .903 2.94 5 3698 30 .462 12 113 -20.96 8.7 0 3 3 2
6 yrs DAL NHL 306 301 154 101 38 764 8945 8181 .915 2.58 18 17767 166 .551 43 55.2 0 19 19 12
5 yrs ATL NHL 204 90 94 83 17 559 6362 5803 .912 2.87 14 11671 54 .600 13 42.9 0 5 5 20
Career NHL 510 391 248 184 55 1323 15307 13984 .914 2.70 32 29438 220 .563 56 98.1 0 24 24 32

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
2006-07 23 ATL NHL 2 0 2 11 73 62 .849 5.59 0 118 0 0 0 0
2013-14 30 DAL NHL 6 6 2 4 0 19 165 146 .885 3.29 1 346 1 .167 3 130 -4.42 0 1 1 0
Career NHL 8 6 2 6 0 30 238 208 .874 3.88 1 464 1 .167 3 0 1 1 0

NHL Advanced

Even Strength Power Play Short-handed
Season Age Tm Lg Sh GA SV % Sh GA SV % Sh GA SV %
2007-08 24 ATL NHL 1224 92 .925 66 6 .909 270 33 .878
2008-09 25 ATL NHL 1140 87 .924 54 6 .889 300 40 .867
2009-10 26 DAL NHL 277 22 .921 8 1 .875 65 8 .877
2010-11 27 DAL NHL 1618 116 .928 72 10 .861 353 49 .861
2011-12 28 DAL NHL 1366 100 .927 34 1 .971 338 34 .899
2012-13 29 DAL NHL 829 62 .925 30 2 .933 190 23 .879
2013-14 30 DAL NHL 1524 114 .925 68 3 .956 295 36 .878
2014-15 31 DAL NHL 1529 139 .909 57 3 .947 287 38 .868
Career NHL 9507 732 .923 389 32 .918 2098 261 .876

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1998-99 15 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 2
1999-00 16 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 33 21 9 3 86 2.61 2 1974
1999-00 16 Finland WJ18-A 6 5 0 1 9 1.76 1 307
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 31 20 9 1 71 2.37 3 1799
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 4 3 1 0 6 1.90 0 189
2000-01 17 Finland WJC-A 1 1 0 0 2 2.00 0 60
2000-01 17 Finland WJ18-A 4 3 1 0 7 1.76 2 239
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 6 5 1 0 11 1.83 1 360
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 23 13 5 2 37 1.79 4 1242 0 0 0 2
2001-02 18 Finland WJC-A 6 4 2 0 7 1.17 1 360
2002-03 19 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 45 23 14 6 87 1.98 5 2634 0 1 1 16
2002-03 19 Finland WJC-A 6 3 2 1 13 2.18 2 357 0 0 0 0
2003-04 20 Chicago Wolves AHL 39 20 14 2 88 1189 1101 .926 2.41 3 2192 0 3 3 6
2004-05 21 Chicago Wolves AHL 57 38 17 2 128 1795 1667 .929 2.27 5 3378 0 0 0 16
2006-07 23 Finland WC-A 6 4 2 0 12 138 126 .913 1.93 1 374 0 0 0 0
2007-08 24 Chicago Wolves AHL 2 2 0 0 4 61 57 .934 1.94 0 124 0 1 1 0
2009-10 26 Chicago Wolves AHL 4 1 1 2 11 109 98 .899 2.67 0 247 0 0 0 0
2011-12 28 Finland WC-A 4 2 2 0 11 104 93 .894 2.84 1 232 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 102 61 32 6 231 3154 2923 .927 2.33 8 5941 0 4 4 22
Career 3 Seasons Fin-Jr. 70 46 19 4 168 2.44 6 4133
Career 1 Season Fin-U18 2
Career 3 Seasons Finland 72 39 20 8 130 1.92 9 4065 0 1 1 18
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 10 6 4 0 23 242 219 .905 2.28 2 606 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJ18-A 10 8 1 1 16 1.76 3 546
Career 3 Seasons WJC-A 13 8 4 1 22 1.70 3 777 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1998-99 15 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 4 2 2 7 1.75 0 240
1999-00 16 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 12 9 3 14 1.11 4 758
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 6
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 0 1 4 4.44 0 54
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 0 0 0 0
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 11 8 2 18 1.73 3 623
2002-03 19 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 10 6 4 17 1.63 2 626 0 0 0 12
2003-04 20 Chicago Wolves AHL 10 6 4 23 397 374 .942 2.08 1 663 0 0 0 4
2004-05 21 Chicago Wolves AHL 0 1 1 0
2004-05 21 Chicago Wolves AHL 16 10 6 28 457 429 .939 1.71 2 983
Career 2 Seasons AHL 26 16 10 51 854 803 .940 1.86 3 1646 0 1 1 4
Career 2 Seasons Fin-Jr. 13 9 4 18 1.33 4 812
Career 2 Seasons Fin-U18 10 2 2 7 1.75 0 240
Career 2 Seasons Finland 21 14 6 35 1.68 5 1249 0 0 0 12

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Kari Lehtonen 14.2 12.6 12.5 12.3 10.9 9.3 8.7 7.3 7.0 2.1 1.2
Chuck Rayner 93.0 12.3 10.2 10.0 8.6 5.2 4.5 1.1 0.9
Jim Henry 91.9 12.3 11.1 10.1 8.6 6.8 5.0 1.1 0.1
Felix Potvin 91.2 14.1 13.8 12.9 11.2 9.3 6.9 1.6 1.1
Evgeni Nabokov 90.9 13.3 11.8 11.7 11.2 9.1 8.6 5.1 1.1
Guy Hebert 90.9 15.6 14.7 12.3 9.7 7.4 6.6 3.2 2.8
Tommy Salo 90.8 13.3 11.6 11.5 9.5 8.8 8.5 1.1 0.5
Johnny Bower 89.7 12.4 12.1 12.1 10.0 8.2 7.0 0.8 0.3
Nikolai Khabibulin 89.6 14.5 12.5 12.0 11.2 10.4 9.6 3.6 0.5
Cam Ward 89.1 16.8 13.4 12.9 10.4 9.2 8.5 3.1 2.7
Ed Belfour 88.5 14.0 13.0 12.0 7.8 7.2 6.6 6.0 3.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Kari Lehtonen 14.2 12.6 12.5 12.3 10.9 9.3 8.7 7.3 7.0 2.1 1.2
Jim Henry 91.2 12.3 11.1 10.1 8.6 6.8 5.0 2.9 1.1 0.1
Cam Ward 89.1 16.8 13.4 12.9 10.4 9.2 8.5 7.4 3.4 3.1 2.7
Ilya Bryzgalov 87.8 14.7 13.9 13.5 11.4 8.6 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Marc-Andre Fleury 85.4 12.2 12.1 11.9 11.4 11.1 10.7 9.4 8.4 6.9 5.9 3.0
Al Rollins 85.1 14.5 10.8 10.5 7.4 6.5 4.5 3.0 1.5 0.3
Niklas Backstrom 84.8 15.6 12.1 9.8 9.0 8.8 8.3 6.2 2.3 1.2
Chuck Rayner 84.5 12.3 10.2 10.0 8.6 6.5 5.2 4.5 2.1 1.1 0.9
Mike Karakas 80.5 9.5 7.5 7.2 6.9 6.4 6.2 6.0 1.3
Tim Thomas 80.3 16.2 14.7 13.2 12.0 11.5 9.3 7.8 7.4 0.7
Jake Forbes 79.1 6.7 6.5 5.6 3.9 3.7 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 9, 2010: Traded to Dallas by Atlanta for Ivan Vishnevskiy and Dallas' 4th round choice (Ivan Telegin) in 2010 Entry Draft, February 9, 2010.

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