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Jori Lehtera | Center | #12

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 3 (65) / STL
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Jori Lehtera registered an assist in the Blues' 5-2 loss to San Jose Wednesday night.
Lehtera finished the playoffs with three goals and nine points in 20 contests. He also had nine goals and 34 points in 79 regular season games. May 26 - 11:49 AM

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Jori Lehtera picked up a goal in the Blues’ 6-3 win against the Sharks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final on Saturday night.

Lehtera tickled the twine at 10:11 of the first period. He has two goals and eight points in 18 playoff games. At even strength, he was on the ice for six shots for and 13 shots against, so he didn’t have an overly impressive game aside from the goal. Kyle Brodziak (two), Troy Brouwer (two) and Alex Pietrangelo scored the other goals.
May 21 - 10:25 PM

Jori Lehtera scored the game-winner in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Sharks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.

With the scored tied 1-1 in the second period, Lehtera's innocent looking shot found its way behind Sharks goalie Martin Jones. Lehtera will get the credit, but there's no doubt that Jones will want to have that goal back. The 28-year-old has two goals and seven points in 15 postseason games in 2016. David Backes also found the back of the net for the Blues. They lead the best-of-seven series 1-0. They're three wins away from going to the Stanley Cup Final. You can watch Lehtera's goal by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
May 15 - 11:16 PM

Jori Lehtera skated between Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz at Saturday's practice.

He had been playing on a line with Patrik Berglund and David Backes, where he earned an assist in each of the Blues' last two games. Lehtera has one goal and six points in 14 playoff games.
May 14 - 1:04 PM

Jori Lehtera earned an assist in Game 6 versus Dallas.

It was his first point of the Blues' Round 2 series. Lehtera has one goal and four assists in 13 postseason appearances.
May 10 - 10:38 AM

Jori Lehtera produced his first NHL playoff goal on Monday night.

He opened the scoring in Game 7 against Chicago when he redirected a point shot from Jay Bouwmeester. The Blues blew a 2-0 lead in the contest, but scored the only goal in the third to advance into the second round and eliminate the Chicago Blackhawks. Lehtera contributed four points, including three assists, in the series.
Apr 26 - 10:04 AM

Jori Lehtera scored a goal in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Lehtera returned to the lineup on Sunday after missing three games because of an upper-body injury. He opened the scoring at the 7:44 mark of the first period. The 28-year-old has eight goals and 28 points in 64 games this season. Ryan Reaves, Patrik Berglund and Robby Fabbri also scored for the Blues.
Mar 6 - 11:49 PM

Jori Lehtera (upper body) will play in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

The Blues have enjoyed four days off between games and that's given Lehtera enough time to heal. The injury forced him to miss each of St. Louis' last three contests. He has seven goals and 27 points in 63 games.
Mar 6 - 10:49 AM

Jori Lehtera (upper body) participated in Thursday's practice.

Lehtera was skating with his normal linemates, Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. It seems likely that he'll be back on Sunday, but nothing has been announced yet.
Mar 3 - 12:28 PM

Jori Lehtera (upper body) is slated to join the Blues this week.

He isn't expected to play Tuesday at Ottawa, but could be ready for Sunday's match in Minnesota. Consider Lehtera day-to-day.
Mar 1 - 12:38 PM

Jori Lehtera (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Lehtera left Thursday's game against the Rangers after taking a puck to the face. The Blues forward was cut on the play, but some believe he's also dealing with a concussion. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Feb 28 - 11:13 AM

Jori Lehtera (upper body) didn't participate in Friday's practice.

Lehtera left Thursday's game after being struck in the face by the puck. Blues coach Ken Hitchcock described him as "sore" and hasn't ruled him out for Saturday's contest.
Feb 26 - 3:27 PM

Jori Lehtera suffered an upper-body injury Thursday night against New York and left the game late in the first period.

He didn't return to the contest after he was hit in the face by a deflected puck that went off a Rangers player's glove. Lehtera had two shots in 5:16 of ice time prior to leaving. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 26 - 10:00 AM

Jori Lehtera is projected to play between Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz on Friday night.

Coach Ken Hitchcock plans to reunite the STL line when Schwartz returns from an ankle injury, which should provide Lehtera with a boost. He has contributed seven goals and 24 points in 56 games this season.
Feb 11 - 9:48 AM

Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

He hadn't registered a goal or a point in his last six contests. He has seven goals and 23 points in 55 games this season.
Feb 7 - 11:31 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Kyle Brodziak
4Ivan Barbashev
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3David Perron
4Robby Fabbri
5Magnus Paajarvi
6Landon Ferraro
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Patrik Berglund
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Colton Parayko
5Joel Edmundson
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton