Stars lose goalie Lehtonen to right knee injury
The Dallas Stars lost goalie Kari Lehtonen to a right knee
injury early in their game against the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday
Lehtonen went down about 5:30 into the opening period when
Phoenix defenseman Derek Morris’s slap shot caught him on the right
knee just above the goalie pad. The play was called for an offside,
but Morris’ shot came just before the whistle sounded.
Lehtonen was helped off the ice, went to the locker room and did
Coming into the game, Lehtonen had a 1.98 goal against average
in seven road games. In 18 overall games, Lehtonen has a 13-4-1
record with a 2.35 GAA.