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Jere Lehtinen

Born:June 24, 1973Draft:1992 North Stars 88th Overall
Hometown:Espoo, FinlandPosition:Right Wing
Known For:3x Selke Trophy WinnerShoots:Right
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Retired

Jere Kalervo Lehtinen (born June 24, 1973) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward. A right winger, he was drafted in the third round, 88th overall, in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota North Stars. Lehtinen played his entire 15-year National Hockey League (NHL) career with the North Stars/Dallas Stars organization. A two-way forward, Lehtinen is perhaps best known for his defensive responsibilities, for which he won the Frank J. Selke Trophy three times as the NHL’s top defensive forward. After his retirement, he has served as the general manager of the Finnish national ice hockey team.

Jere Lehtinen
Jere Lehtinen (Photoree/Creative Commons)

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  • IIHF World Championships Gold Medal (1995)
  • IIHF World Championships Silver Medal (1992, 1994)
  • Olympics Silver Medal (2006)
  • Olympics Bronze Medal (1994, 1998, 2010)
  • World Cup of Hockey Silver Medal (2004)
  • SM-Liiga All-Star Game (1995)
  • Raimo Kilipio Trophy (1995)
  • Kanada-Malja Trophy (1995)
  • IIHF World Championships All-Star (1995)
  • Dallas Stars Rookie of the Year (1996)
  • Frank J. Selke Trophy (1998, 1999, 2003)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1998, 2002)
  • Stanley Cup Winner (1999)
  • No. 10 Jersey Retired by Espoo Blues (2014)
  • No. 26 Jersey Retired by Dallas Stars (2017)
  • IIHF Hall of Fame (2018)