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Lehtonen led the Stars onto the ice for warmups.

Lehtonen allowed four goals on 21 shots in the Stars loss in Minnesota on Thursday. The tough month of March continued for Lehtonen, who is no 2-8-2 with a 3.07 GAA and .895 SV% in his last 12 appearances. He has also gone 1-1-0 with a 2.55 GAA and .904 SV% against the Wild this season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/31/18, 7:30 pm EST

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Lehtonen will likely start Saturday vs. the Wild.

Lehtonen allowed four goals on 21 shots in the Stars loss in Minnesota on Thursday. The tough month of March continued for Lehtonen, who is no 2-8-2 with a 3.07 GAA and .895 SV% in his last 12 appearances. He has also gone 1-1-0 with a 2.55 GAA and .904 SV% against the Wild this season.

Source: Mike Heika 03/31/18, 4:01 pm EST

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Lehtonen will start Friday vs. the Bruins.

Lehtonen allowed four goals on 32 shots in the Stars loss in Washington on Tuesday. March has been rough for Lehtonen, who is 1-5-2 with a 3.07 GAA and .894 SV% in six starts and one relief appearance. Lehtonen stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 OT win in his first start vs. the Bruins.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/23/18, 1:30 pm EST

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Lehtonen will start Tuesday in Washington.

Lehtonen allowed three goals on 20 shots after replacing Ben Bishop in the Stars loss in Winnipeg on Sunday. With Bishop hurt again, Lehtonen will be the Stars’ No.1 down the stretch. The 34-year-old veterans gone 1-4-2 with a 2.93 GAA and .898 SV% in five starts and two relief appearances during a tough March for the Stars’ netminders.

Source: Scott Burnside 03/20/18, 9:49 am EST

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Lehtonen led the Stars onto the ice for warmups.

Lehtonen allowed four goals on 26 shots in the Stars loss in Montreal last night. Head coach Ken Hitchcock announced that he is going to play Lehtonen until he sees Bishop again, so look for Lehtonen to make his fifth consecutive start tonight in Toronto. Lehtonen has gone 1-3-1 with a 2.39 GAA and .917 SV% since Bishop went down with a lower-body injury.

Source: Terry Koshan 03/14/18, 6:35 pm EST

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Lehtonen is expected to start Wednesday in Toronto.

Lehtonen allowed four goals on 26 shots in the Stars loss in Montreal last night. Head coach Ken Hitchcock announced that he is going to play Lehtonen until he sees Bishop again, so look for Lehtonen to make his fifth consecutive start tonight in Toronto. Lehtonen has gone 1-3-1 with a 2.39 GAA and .917 SV% since Bishop went down with a lower-body injury.

Source: Mike Heika 03/14/18, 11:43 am EST

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Lehtonen will start Tuesday in Montreal.

Lethonen allowed two goals on 29 shots in the Stars loss in Pittsburgh on Sunday. In three starts since Ben Bishop got hurt, Lehtonen has gone 1-2-0 despite allowing just four goals on 89 shots (.955 SV%). Tonight he faces the Canadiens, who are on the tail-end of a back-to-back. Lehtonen has gone 8-6-1 with a 1.83 GAA and .932 SV% on the road this year.

Source: Mike Heika 03/13/18, 11:36 am EST

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Lehtonen will start Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Lehtonen allowed just one goal on 27 shots in the Stars win over the Ducks on Friday. In two starts since Ben Bishop got hurt, Lehtonen has gone 1-1-0 while turning away 58 of the 60 shots (.967 SV%) that he has faced. Tonight he faces the Penguins for the second time this year—he made 34 saves in a 4-3 shootout win in the previous meeting.

Source: @DallasStars 03/11/18, 4:11 pm EST

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Lehtonen is expected to start Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Lehtonen allowed just one goal on 27 shots in the Stars win over the Ducks on Friday. In two starts since Ben Bishop got hurt, Lehtonen has gone 1-1-0 while turning away 58 of the 60 shots (.967 SV%) that he has faced. Tonight he faces the Penguins for the second time this year—he made 34 saves in a 4-3 shootout win in the previous meeting.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/11/18, 10:58 am EST

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Lehtonen will start Friday vs. the Ducks.

Lehtonen stopped 32 of 33 shots in the Stars 2-0 loss in Nashville on Tuesday. Despite the loss, it was a fantastic outing for Lehtonen, who was sup-par after replacing Ben Bishop (lower-body) the night before. He has not faced the Ducks this season, but is 3-2-1 with a 3.45 GAA and .893 SV% in five starts and four relief appearances at American Airlines Center this season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/9/18, 9:55 am EST

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Lehtonen will start Tuesday in Nashville.

Lehtonen allowed three goals on 18 shots after replacing Ben Bishop (lower-body) in last night’s overtime loss to the Senators. Lehtonen has had a good season, but has struggled in his last two outings, allowing a combined seven goals on 39 shots (.821 SV%). The 34-year-old has gone 8-4-1 with a 1.87 GAA and .929 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/6/18, 1:37 pm EST

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Lehtonen is expected to get the nod on Tuesday.

Lehtonen allowed three goals on 18 shots after replacing Ben Bishop (lower-body) in last night’s overtime loss to the Senators. Lehtonen has had a good season, but has struggled in his last two outings, allowing a combined seven goals on 39 shots (.821 SV%). The 34-year-old has gone 8-4-1 with a 1.87 GAA and .929 SV% on the road this season.

Source: Mark Stepneski 03/6/18, 9:27 am EST

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Lehtonen will start Saturday against the Jets.

Lehtonen stopped all 18 shots he faced in a 2-0 victory over the Kings on Thursday. With Ben Bishop struggling the Stars have uncharacteristically opted to go back to Lehtonen for a second straight game. He draws a tough home matchup tonight against the Jets.

Source: Sean Shapiro 02/24/18, 2:45 pm EST

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Lehtonen will start against the Kings on Thursday.

Lehtonen made 22 of 23 saves in relief of Ben Bishop in a 5-2 loss to the Sharks on Sunday. Lehtonen has been excellent of late, with a 5-0 record and .942 SV% over his last seven appearances. He draws a tough matchup tonight on the road against the Kings.

Source: Sean Shapiro 02/22/18, 1:56 pm EST

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Lehtonen will start Friday vs. the Penguins.

Lehtonen stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Stars win over the Wild on Saturday. Lehtonen has won four straight games while posting a really impressive 1.24 GAA and .954 SV%. Ken Hitchcock’s coaching style has served Lehtonen very well. During four seasons under Lindy Ruff, Lehtonen had a 2.73 GAA and .908 SV% in 232 games and in his first 17 games with Hitchcock behind the bench he sits with a 2.22 GAA and .919 SV%.

Source: Mark Stepneski 02/9/18, 9:26 am EST

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