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Mikko Lehtonen | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 203
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Mikko Lehtonen has reportedly signed with Severstal Cherepovets of the KHL.
He posted 66 points with Skelleftea HC, in the Swedish Elite League, last season and led the league with 33 goals. Minnesota acquired his rights from Boston at the trade deadline in February. Wed, May 4, 2011 12:22:00 PM

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Minnesota has sent Mikko Lehtonen and Jeff Penner to Boston for Anton Khudobin.

Lehtonen inked a one-year deal with Skelleftea of the Swedish Elite League because he didn't think he had a good chance to make the Bruins' 2010-11 roster. Given the amount of depth they've had this season, we can't say that we blame Lehtonen. He has 29 goals and 56 points in 52 games this season.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 04:24:00 PM

Mikko Lehtonen has signed a one-year deal with Skelleftea of the Swedish Elite League.

He was a restricted free agent, but felt there wasn't much of an opportunity for him to crack the Boston roster. The Bruins will retain his NHL rights though. He led their AHL affiliate, in Providence, in scoring last season with 23 goals and 50 points in 78 games.
Source: Bruins Blog
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 02:45:00 PM

The Bruins returned winger Miikko Lehtonen to Providence of the AHL Friday afternoon.

He was recalled on an emergency basis due to the number of injuries the Bruins were dealingwith. However, Lehtonen will not be needed this weekend as Byron Bitz is ready to return to action.
Sat, Nov 7, 2009 08:02:00 AM

Mikko Lehtonen has been recalled on an emergency basis.

Lehtonen scored three goals and registered seven assists in 11 AHL games this season. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value in 2009-10.
Wed, Nov 4, 2009 06:07:00 PM

Mikko Lehtonen will probably make his NHL debut in Saturday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Lehtonen is expected to help fill the void left by Patrice Bergeron, who is sidelined with a mild foot injury. He scored 28 goals and 53 points in 72 games with the AHL Providence Bruins this season.
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 03:07:00 PM

Mikko Lehtonen has been called up by the Boston Bruins.

Boston selected Lehtonen with the 83rd overall pick in the 2005 entry draft. He might make his NHL debut on Saturday against the Buffalo Sabres.
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 01:05:00 PM

The Boston Bruins have signed Mikko Lehtonen to a three-year/entry level contract.

Lehtonen was drafted in the third round, 83rd overall in the 2005 Entry Draft. He played very well for Finland in the 2007 World Junior tournament and had six goals and 15 points for Espoo in the Finnish league last season. Look for the winger to play for the Bruins farm team in Providence next season.
Fri, Jun 1, 2007 02:01:00 PM

The Bruins expect to sign 2005 draft picks Mikko Lehtonen and Vladimir Sobotka to contracts before June 1st.

If they don't the two forwards, selected 83rd and 106th, will be elgible for the 2007 entry draft.
Sun, May 27, 2007 09:25:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Matt Cooke
3Jason Zucker
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Nino Niederreiter
5Stephane Veilleux
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Nate Prosser
7Jonathon Blum
8Christian Folin
G1Niklas Backstrom
2Josh Harding
3Darcy Kuemper