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Kari Lehtonen
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15 2.56 0.912
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Apr. 8 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE0:12 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 34 of 36 shots in the Stars' 4-2 win over the Kings on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 15-14-3 on the season with a 2.56 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Apr. 4 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE0:12 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen, who left Tuesday's game in San Jose with an upper-body injury after taking a puck to the facemask in the first period, will be the backup goalie for Friday's game at Anaheim.
Analysis: Mike McKenna will fill in for Lehtonen, who had started Dallas' previous seven games with Ben Bishop injured and went 2-4-0 with a 3.07 GAA over that span. Lehtonen is expected to start Saturday's season finale at Los Angeles.
Mar. 31 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)21:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 33 of 34 shots in the Stars' 4-1 win over the Wild on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 14-14-3 on the season with a 2.54 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Mar. 29 6:49 PM PT7:49 PM MT8:49 PM CT9:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)21:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 17 of 21 shots in the Stars' 5-2 loss to the Wild on Thursday. The defeat dropped him to 13-14-3 on the season with a 2.59 GAA and .910 save percentage.
Mar. 27 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)22:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 31 of 33 shots in the Stars' 3-2 overtime win over the Flyers on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 13-13-3 on the season with a 2.54 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Mar. 25 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST4:37 UAE (+1)20:37 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 23 of 26 shots in the Stars' 4-1 loss to the Canucks on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 12-13-3 on the season with a 2.56 GAA and .911 save percentage.
Mar. 23 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET2:19 GMT10:19 7:19 PM MST9:19 PM EST6:19 UAE (+1)22:19 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 33 of 36 shots in the Stars' 3-2 loss to the Bruins on Friday. The defeat dropped him to 12-12-3 on the season with a 2.54 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Mar. 20 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET0:53 GMT8:53 5:53 PM MST7:53 PM EST4:53 UAE (+1)20:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 28 of 32 shots in the Stars' 4-3 loss to the Capitals on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 12-11-3 on the season with a 2.52 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Mar. 18 6:23 PM PT7:23 PM MT8:23 PM CT9:23 PM ET1:23 GMT9:23 6:23 PM MST8:23 PM EST5:23 UAE (+1)21:23 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 17 of 20 shots in the Stars' 4-2 loss to the Jets on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 12-10-3 on the season with a 2.46 GAA and .913 save percentage.
Mar. 14 6:09 PM PT7:09 PM MT8:09 PM CT9:09 PM ET1:09 GMT9:09 6:09 PM MST8:09 PM EST5:09 UAE (+1)21:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 of 31 shots in the Stars' 6-5 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs on Wednesday. The defeat dropped him to 12-9-3 on the season with a 2.42 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Mar. 13 6:28 PM PT7:28 PM MT8:28 PM CT9:28 PM ET1:28 GMT9:28 6:28 PM MST8:28 PM EST5:28 UAE (+1)21:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 22 of 26 shots in the Stars' 4-2 loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 12-9-2 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .918 save percentage.
Mar. 11 6:17 PM PT7:17 PM MT8:17 PM CT9:17 PM ET1:17 GMT9:17 6:17 PM MST8:17 PM EST5:17 UAE (+1)21:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 27 of 29 shots in the Stars' 3-1 loss to the Penguins on Sunday. The defeat dropped him to 12-8-2 on the season with a 2.23 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Mar. 9 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)22:14 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 of 27 shots in the Stars' 2-1 win over the Ducks on Friday. The victory pushed him to 12-7-2 on the season with a 2.24 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Mar. 6 6:51 PM PT7:51 PM MT8:51 PM CT9:51 PM ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST6:51 UAE (+1)21:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 32 of 33 shots in the Stars' 2-0 loss to the Predators on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 11-7-2 on the season with a 2.30 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Mar. 5 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)22:22 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 15 of 18 shots in the Stars' 3-2 overtime loss to the Senators on Monday. The defeat dropped him to 11-6-2 on the season with a 2.37 GAA and .916 save percentage.
Feb. 24 6:07 PM PT7:07 PM MT8:07 PM CT9:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)21:07 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 17 of 21 shots in the Stars' 5-3 loss to the Jets on Saturday. The defeat dropped him to 11-6-1 on the season with a 2.29 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Feb. 23 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE0:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped all 18 shots he faced in the Stars' 2-0 win over the Kings on Thursday for his first shutout of the year. The victory pushed him to 11-5-1 on the season with a 2.14 GAA and .923 save percentage.
Feb. 18 6:35 PM PT7:35 PM MT8:35 PM CT9:35 PM ET2:35 GMT10:35 7:35 PM MST9:35 PM EST6:35 UAE (+1)21:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 22 of 23 shots in the Stars' 5-2 loss to the Sharks on Sunday. Lehtonen did not factor in the decision and remained at 10-5-1 on the season with a 2.27 GAA and .920 save percentage.
Feb. 11 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST2:52 UAE (+1)17:52 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 19 of 21 shots in the Stars' 6-0 loss to the Canucks on Sunday. Lehtonen did not factor in the decision and remained at 10-5-1 on the season with a 2.30 GAA and .918 save percentage.
Feb. 9 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)22:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 34 of 37 shots in the Stars' 4-3 shootout win over the Penguins on Friday. The victory pushed him to 10-5-1 on the season with a 2.26 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Feb. 3 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST7:17 UAE (+1)22:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Stars' 6-1 win over the Wild on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 9-5-1 on the season with a 2.22 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Feb. 1 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE23:14 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 17 of 18 shots in the Stars' 4-1 win over the Coyotes on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 8-5-1 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Jan. 20 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST0:51 UAE (+1)15:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 26 of 27 shots in the Stars' 7-1 win over the Sabres on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 7-5-1 on the season with a 2.42 GAA and .914 save percentage.
Analysis: In his last seven starts, Lehtonen has a 1.98 goals-against average.
Jan. 15 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST0:17 UAE (+1)15:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 30 of 32 shots in the Stars' 3-2 overtime win over the Bruins on Monday. The victory pushed him to 6-5-1 on the season with a 2.54 GAA and .910 save percentage.
Dec. 14 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET17:04 GMT1:04 10:04 AM MST12:04 PM EST21:04 UAE12:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen recorded 32 saves in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Analysis: Lehtonen became the 33rd goalie in NHL history to record 300 career wins after carrying a shutout into the third period. He's the sixth active goalie to reach the milestone and was the second in as many nights after Carolina's Cam Ward did it. Lehtonen also broke a tie with Miikka Kiprusoff for the most games played by a Finnish-born goaltender with 624. The 34-year-old isn't showing signs of slowing down, posting a 1.73 GAA in four starts this month.
Dec. 4 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE10:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen made 25 saves and the Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-2 on Sunday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Analysis: Lehtonen had a .921 save percentage over his last five starts as Ben Bishop's backup.
Nov. 20 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST21:01 UAE12:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen is back with the Stars as the backup Friday after leaving the team for the birth of his child.
Analysis: It's hardly all his fault, but he's been struggling to keep the puck out of the net with an .897 save percentage.
Nov. 8 11:57 AM PT12:57 PM MT1:57 PM CT2:57 PM ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST23:57 UAE14:57 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen (illness) is back practicing but Ben Bishop got the start in net Friday against the Islanders.
Analysis: The backup goalie is 2-3-0 with a 2.40 GAA and .914 save percentage in five games - three starts - this season.
Nov. 5 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST19:57 UAE10:57 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen had 27 saves on Saturday to win his second straight start after three losses to start the season.
Analysis: Lehtonen has posted a sparkling 1.17 goals-against average over his last three appearances.
Oct. 6 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST7:10 UAE (+1)23:10 ETNaN:� BRT - Lehtonen wasn't sharp in his first appearance as he allowed two goals on 11 shots Friday in a 2-1 loss to Las Vegas.
Analysis: Lehtonen came on in relief of Ben Bishop in the third period after Bishop stopped all 19 shots he faced. Lehtonen is expected to serve as Bishop's backup this season.

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