Joonas Lehtivuori

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Joonas Lehtivuori
Lehtivuori Joonas Ilves.jpg
Lehtivuori playing for Ilves in February 2008.
Born (1988-07-19) July 19, 1988 (age 26)
Tampere, FIN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 167 lb (76 kg; 11 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SEL team
Former teams
Modo Hockey
Ilves (SM-liiga)
Adirondack Phantoms (AHL)
KalPa (SM-liiga)
NHL Draft 101st overall, 2006
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2006–present

Joonas Lehtivuori (born July 19, 1988) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for the Modo Hockey of the Elitserien (SEL). Lehtivuori was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 4th round (101st overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Lehtivuori began his professional career with Ilves.[1] He left Ilves on April 27, 2009 and joined the National Hockey League (NHL) club Philadelphia Flyers.[2]

Lehtivuori did not play any games for the Philadelphia Flyers organization in the 2008–09 season. However, in the 2009–10 season, Lehtivuori was assigned to the Adirondack Phantoms, the Flyers' relocated team affiliate, of the American Hockey League (AHL). Playing in 66 games, he scored 5 goals and 23 points. Halfway through his second season with the Phantoms, Lehtivuori was loaned out to KalPa of the SM-liiga.[3] On August 18, 2011, Lehtivuori signed a one-week try-out contract with the Modo Hockey of the Elitserien (SEL).[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Ilves Tampere SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Ilves Tampere SM-liiga 40 0 0 0 18 4 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Ilves Tampere SM-liiga 48 8 13 21 10 9 1 1 2 2
2008–09 Ilves Tampere SM-liiga 44 4 8 12 16 3 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 66 5 18 23 18
2010–11 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 32 2 7 9 24
2010–11 KalPa SM-liiga 19 0 2 2 14 4 0 1 1 2
2011–12 Modo SEL 54 3 9 12 18 6 0 0 0 4
2012–13 Modo SEL 55 3 15 18 16 5 0 0 0 2
Elitserien totals 109 6 24 30 34 11 0 0 0 6
SM-liiga totals 152 12 23 35 58 20 1 2 3 4
AHL totals 98 7 25 32 42

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Finland WJ18 6 1 2 3 12
2008 Finland WJC 6 0 1 1 6
Junior int'l totals 12 1 3 4 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prospect Info Joonas Lehtivuori signed to ATO on www.hockeysfuture.com
  2. ^ Joonas Lehtivuori solmi NHL-sopimuksen on www.aamulehti.fi
  3. ^ Tim McManus (2011-01-15). "Lehtivuori back to Finland". The Post-Star. Retrieved 2011-01-16. 
  4. ^ Patrick Edlund (2011-08-18). "Finländsk back på tryout" (in Swedish). Modo Hockey. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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