KARI LEHTONEN

Retired

Goaltender
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $48,087,804
BORN: Nov. 16, 1983
BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
NATIONALITY: FinlandFinland
HEIGHT:
6'4"
193cm
WEIGHT:
190 lbs
86kg
CATCHES:Left
AGE: 38
ELC SIGNING AGE: -
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: -
DRAFT YEAR: 2002
DRAFTED OVERALL: 2
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersATL
SUMMARY

Kari Lehtonen is a 38 year old goaltender who was born on Nov. 16, 1983. He was drafted 2nd overall by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has signed 5 contracts worth a total value of $49,850,000. Over a career that spans 14 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total of 649 GP and 19 playoffs GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

STANDARD CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Don Waddell
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta Thrashers
VALUE: $3,700,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 4.20
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 7, 2006
SOURCE: CapGeek

Kari Lehtonen signed a 2 year, $3,700,000 contract with the Atlanta Thrashers on Sep. 7, 2006. The contract has a cap hit of $1,850,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2006-07$1,850,000$1,850,000$0$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
2007-08$1,850,000$1,850,000$0$0$2,200,000$2,200,000$2,200,000
TOTAL$3,700,000$3,700,000$0$0$3,700,000$3,700,000$3,700,000
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SIGNED BY: Don Waddell
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta Thrashers
VALUE: $3,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 5.29
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 16, 2008
SOURCE: CapGeek

Kari Lehtonen signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Thrashers on Jul. 16, 2008. The contract has a cap hit of $3,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2008-09$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
TOTAL$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
STANDARD CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Don Waddell
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta Thrashers
VALUE: $3,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 5.28
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 15, 2009
SOURCE: CapGeek

Kari Lehtonen signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Thrashers on Jul. 15, 2009. The contract has a cap hit of $3,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2009-10$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
TOTAL$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
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SIGNED BY: Joe Nieuwendyk
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas Stars
VALUE: $10,650,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 5.98
SIGNING DATE: May 11, 2011
SOURCE: CapGeek

Kari Lehtonen signed a 3 year, $10,650,000 contract with the Dallas Stars on May 11, 2011. The contract has a cap hit of $3,550,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2010-11$3,550,000$3,550,000$0$0$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
2011-12$3,550,000$3,550,000$0$0$3,700,000$3,700,000$3,700,000
2012-13$3,550,000$3,550,000$0$0$4,250,000$4,250,000$4,250,000
TOTAL$10,650,000$10,650,000$0$0$10,650,000$10,650,000$10,650,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Joe Nieuwendyk
LENGTH: 5 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas Stars
VALUE: $29,500,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 9.83
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 14, 2012
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Kari Lehtonen signed a 5 year, $29,500,000 contract with the Dallas Stars on Sep. 14, 2012. The contract has a cap hit of $5,900,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2013-14NTC$5,900,000$5,900,000$0$0$6,250,000$6,250,000$6,250,000
2014-15NTC$5,900,000$5,900,000$0$0$6,250,000$6,250,000$6,250,000
2015-16M-NTC$5,900,000$5,900,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2016-17M-NTC$5,900,000$5,900,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2017-18M-NTC$5,900,000$5,900,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
TOTAL$29,500,000$29,500,000$0$0$29,500,000$29,500,000$29,500,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Modified NTC (depending on the amount of GP &/or the team making the playoffs, player may submit a list of either 8, 10 or 12 teams he would NOT be willing to accept a trade to) starting in 2015-16
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAASv%PLAYOFFSGPGAASv%GA60xGA60GSAx60PLAYOFFSGA60xGA60GSAx60
1997-98Finland U15 (all)International-Jr2--|---|---
1998-99Finland U16 (all)International-Jr4--|---|---
Jokerit U18U18 SM-sarja---|PLAYOFFS4---|---
1999-00Finland U18WJC-186--|---|---
Jokerit U20U20 SM-sarja33--|PLAYOFFS12---|---
2000-01JokeritLiiga4--|---|---
Finland U20 (all)International-Jr6--|---|---
Finland U18 (all)International-Jr7--|---|---
Finland U18WJC-184--|---|---
Finland U20WJC-201--|---|---
Jokerit U20U20 SM-sarja32--|PLAYOFFS1---|---
2001-02JokeritLiiga23--|PLAYOFFS11---|---
Finland U20 (all)International-Jr12--|---|---
Finland (all)International1--|---|---
Finland U20WJC-206--|---|---
Jokerit U20U20 SM-sarja6--|---|---
2002-03JokeritLiiga45--|PLAYOFFS10---|---
Finland U20WJC-206--|---|---
FinlandEHT3--|---|---
2003-04Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersNHL4--|---|---
Chicago WolvesAHL39--|PLAYOFFS10---|---
2004-05Chicago WolvesAHL57--|PLAYOFFS16---|---
2005-06Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersNHL38--|---|---
2006-07Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersNHL68--|PLAYOFFS2---|---
FinlandWC61.930.913|---|---
2007-08Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersNHL48--|2.72.52-0.17|PLAYOFFS---
Chicago WolvesAHL2--|---|---
2008-09Logo of the Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersNHL46--|2.522.750.22|PLAYOFFS---
2009-10Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL12--|2.482.560.08|PLAYOFFS---
Chicago WolvesAHL4--|---|---
2010-11Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL69--|2.042.120.07|PLAYOFFS---
2011-12Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL59--|2.112.07-0.04|PLAYOFFS---
FinlandWC42.850.894|---|---
FinlandEHT2--|---|---
2012-13Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL36--|2.292.650.35|PLAYOFFS---
2013-14Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL65--|PLAYOFFS62.082.410.33|PLAYOFFS2.442.39-0.05
Finland (all)International2--|---|---
FinlandOG2--|---|---
2014-15Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL65--|2.572.46-0.11|PLAYOFFS---
2015-16Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL43--|PLAYOFFS112.632.43-0.2|PLAYOFFS2.161.97-0.19
2016-17Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL59--|2.152.540.4|PLAYOFFS---
2017-18Logo of the Dallas StarsDallas StarsNHL37--|1.811.950.14|PLAYOFFS---
NHL TOTALNHL649--|PLAYOFFS19-----|PLAYOFFS---
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