Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/16/06 at 12:37 PM ET
As ridiculous as it sounds, despite being his team's leading goal-scorer (with a career-high 33) and the runner-up for a major NHL award, Lehtinen continues to fly under the radar and rarely seems to be mentioned in conversations about the Stars' top players. But GM Doug Armstrong knows what he has in Lehtinen and stepped up with a new contract extension for the winger on Saturday that will keep him under contract through the 2008-09 season. Part of the reason Lehtinen does not get all the accolades he deserves is because of his quiet demeanor and partially because his skills on the ice tend to be much more subtle than his flashy linemate, Mike Modano.read on...nice feature on Jere...
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