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Kari Lehtonen     \LAY-tih-nehn\

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 6-4 ▪ Weight: 217 lbs.

Born: November 16, 1983 in Helsinki, Finland
Draft: Atlanta, 1st round (2nd overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Contract: 5 years/$29,500,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $5,900,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 19, 2014 12:25 PM

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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 4.44 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 17 22 5 131 1560 1429 .916 2.90 4 2707 92 10.71 10.9 0 2 2 4
2008-09 25 ATL NHL 46 19 22 3 134 1498 1364 .911 3.06 3 2624 98 3.08 9.3 0 1 1 6
2009-10 26 DAL NHL 12 6 4 0 31 350 319 .911 2.81 0 663 100 0.06 2.1 0 1 1 0
2010-11 27 DAL NHL 69 34 24 11 175 2043 1868 .914 2.55 3 4119 98 2.98 12.5 0 6 6 6
2011-12 28 DAL NHL 59 32 22 4 136 1739 1603 .922 2.33 4 3497 90 14.36 12.3 0 3 3 0
2012-13 29 DAL NHL 36 15 14 3 88 1050 962 .916 2.66 1 1986 95 4.48 7.0 0 2 2 0
2013-14 30 DAL NHL 65 33 20 10 153 1888 1735 .919 2.41 5 3804 94 9.68 12.6 0 4 4 4
5 yrs DAL NHL 241 120 84 28 583 7070 6487 .918 2.49 13 14069 46.5 0 16 16 10
5 yrs ATL NHL 204 94 83 17 559 6362 5803 .912 2.87 14 11671 42.9 0 5 5 20
Career NHL 445 214 167 45 1142 13432 12290 .915 2.66 27 25740 89.4 0 21 21 30

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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 2 0 2 0 7 54 47 .870 3.56 0 118 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 4 0 4 0 18 127 109 .858 4.58 0 236 0 0 0 0

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1998-99 15 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 2 0 0 0 0
1999-00 16 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 33 21 9 3 86 2.61 2 1974 0 0 0 0
1999-00 16 Finland WJ18-A 6 5 0 1 9 1.76 1 307 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 31 20 9 1 71 2.37 3 1799 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 4 3 1 0 6 1.90 0 189 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 Finland WJC-A 1 1 0 0 2 2.00 0 60 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 Finland WJ18-A 4 3 1 0 7 1.76 2 239 0 0 0 0
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 6 5 1 0 11 1.83 1 360 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Fin-U18 2 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0
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 W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kari Lehtonen 14.2 12.5 12.3 10.9 9.3 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 12.5 12.3 10.9 9.3 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 3.1 2.7
Ilya Bryzgalov 87.8 14.7 13.9 13.5 11.4 8.6 5.1 5.0 4.2 0.2 0.1
Marc-Andre Fleury 85.4 12.1 11.9 11.4 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
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 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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