Skip to content

Updated: Stars’ goalie Lehtonen injured against Kings; return ‘questionable’

Apr 9, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

Comments Off

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen left Tuesday’s game against the L.A. Kings in the first period due to an injury, and the club on Twitter has listed his return as “questionable.”

Back-up Richard Bachman came in to replace Lehtonen, who, according to NHL.com, was making his 19th consecutive start in goal for the Stars.

Lehtonen, 29, has a 14-11-2 record in 30 games, and .916 save percentage and 2.66 goals-against average.

The Stars defeated the Kings 5-1, thanks to a four-goal outburst in the third period.

Update: Stars head coach Glen Gulutzan gave a brief update on Lehtonen’s condition to the Dallas Morning News. “It’s mild, and we’ll reassess it tomorrow,” he said.

Latest Posts
  1. Video: Burrows catches Emelin with a late hit (Updated)

    Oct 31, 2014, 1:34 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens - Game One Getty Images

    Michel Therrien “That was a dirty hit to the head”

  2. Video: Daniel Sedin scores overtime winner

    Oct 31, 2014, 1:01 AM EDT

    Canucks AP

    Canucks conclude October with a 7-3 record.

  3. Hossa reaches milestone as Blackhawks top Sens

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:40 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-10-31 at 12.19.19 AM

    Picked up his 1,000th point.

  4. Report: Thomas Vanek involved in money laundering scandal

    Oct 30, 2014, 10:56 PM EDT

    Thomas Vanek AP

    Allegedly endorsed a New York Islanders pay check to cover gambling debt

  5. Video: Bruins’ Marchand scores off his glove

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Brad Marchand AP

    The play was reviewed and was ruled a good goal.

  6. Sens’ Lehner welcomes baby boy

    Oct 30, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT

    Robin Lehner AP

    Absent from tonight’s game against the Blackhawks.

  7. Video: Sabres’ Ennis, Moulson sandwich Bruins’ Marchand

    Oct 30, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    bradmarchandsmirkgetty Getty Images

    Was slow to the bench, but remains in the game.

  8. Allen off to Norfolk for conditioning

    Oct 30, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Bryan Allen Getty Images

    Recovering from a lower body injury.

  9. Video: Lucic and Stewart drop the gloves

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Boston Bruins - Game Five Getty Images

    Two big boys land some pretty good shots.

  10. Flames place Backlund on IR, recall Ferland

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

    Mikael Backlund Getty Images

    Abdominal injury hits the center once again.

  11. Leafs recall Percy as insurance policy

    Oct 30, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Toronto Maple Leafs Getty Images

    Adds depth as Toronto travels to Columbus.

  12. Drouin dropped to fourth line, ‘has to learn to play away from the puck’

    Oct 30, 2014, 5:24 PM EDT

    Jonathan Drouin AP

    “I don’t know too many people who jump into the league at 19 (years old) and are playing 22 minutes a night, it just doesn’t really happen.”

  13. (Video) PHT Extra: Who’s the worst team in the NHL?

    Oct 30, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    Tyler Ennis, Matt Moulson, Justin Faulk, Riley Nash, Ron Hainsey AP

    We debate — Buffalo or Carolina?

Featured video

Worst team in the NHL?

Sign up for Fantasy hockey

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. C. Crawford (3103)
  2. E. Staal (2776)
  3. A. Kopitar (2395)
  4. M. Gaborik (2292)
  5. E. Kane (2291)
  1. P. Stastny (2222)
  2. D. Heatley (1889)
  3. N. Foligno (1860)
  4. V. Nichushkin (1823)
  5. V. Hedman (1821)