Jori Lehtera is expected to make his St. Louis Blues debut in their pre-season opener against Columbus on Sunday.
Jori Lehtera could find quick chemistry in his first NHL season with Vladimir Tarasenko, whom he played with for two seasons in 2010-11 and 2011-12 with KHL club Novosibirsk Sibir.
A scorer in the KHL, new Blues center Jori Lehtera was brought over to do just that in St. Louis this season, but its unknown how much of his overseas success can translate into the NHL as a rookie.
Jori Lehtera's recently signed contract with St. Louis is worth $5.5 million over two years.
Jori Lehtera has signed a contract with the St. Louis Blues.
Jori Lehtera has inked a two-year deal to remain in the KHL with Novosibirsk Sibir.
St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong essentially said that it's up to Jori Lehtera if he wants to join up with the team next season.
Jori Lehtera assisted on both goals to lead Sibir Novosibirsk to a 2-0 win over Metallurg Novokuznetsk Monday.
St. Louis prospect Jori Lehtera is currently the KHL's scoring leader.