Kari Lehtonen G DAL 13 Days

Kari Lehtonen has been superb of late with the Stars battling for a wild card spot in the playoffs.

He has been in the crease of the Stars' past six games, where he has compiled a 5-1-0 record with a 1.67 goals-against average and a .950 save percentage. He has appeared in just two postseason games in his career and is keeping focused on getting back there this time around. Lehtonen is motivated and he's definitely worth riding with down the stretch.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 14 Days

Kari Lehtonen pitched his fourth shutout of the season Tuesday night as the Stars routed Washington 5-0.

Lehtonen has now won five of his past six games to improve his record to 29-18-8 with a 2.47 goals against average and .917 save percentage. Lehtonen improves to 2-0-0 vs. the Capitals this season with 60 saves on 61 shots combined.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 15 Days

Kari Lehtonen is the probable starter for Dallas on Tuesday.

Lehtonen was the first goalie off the ice following the Tuesday morning skate, which is usually a good way of telling who will play between the pipes. He has a 2.47 GAA and .917 save percentage in 59 games this season.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 17 Days

Kari Lehtonen started in two sets of back-to-back games over the last week.

Lehtonen helped the Stars win three of those four contests and insisted after Dallas' 4-2 win over St. Louis on Saturday that he felt good. With the Stars desperately trying to claw their way into the playoffs, it's not surprising that they're leaning heavily on Lehtonen. He has a 2.47 GAA and .917 save percentage in 59 contests in 2013-14.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 17 Days

Kari Lehtonen blocked 33 shots in the Stares' 4-2 win over the Blues on Saturday night.

Still a point out of a playoff spot, the Stars knocked off the West's best team in a crucial victory. Lehtonen has won four of his last five games, as he seems to be getting hot at the right time. He has a 2.47 goals-against average and .917 save percentage this season.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 18 Days

Look for Kari Lehtonen to start in goal against St. Louis Saturday night.

Although he did start and win Friday night against The Predators, Dallas coach Lindy Ruff will likely opt to stick with Lehtonen in the second game of a back-to-back situation as the Stars are fighting for a playoff berth.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 18 Days

Kari Lehtonen blocked 25 of 28 shots on Friday night, using the help from his red-hot offense in cruising to a 7-3 victory over Nashville.

The 30 year old Finn has won three of his past four games, but has allowed six goals in his past two. Nonetheless, the veteran is a big reason why the Stars are within striking distance of a playoff spot in the final stretch, owning a 28-18-10 record, .917 save percentage and 2.48 goals against average.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 19 Days

Kari Lehtonen will get the nod on Friday.

It will be Lehtonen's fourth straight start. He has a 2.47 GAA and .917 save percentage in 57 games in 2013-14.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 21 Days

Kari Lehtonen kept the Stars in the game, but 41 Blackhawks' shots were ultimately too much for the Finn to handle as Dallas lost 4-2.

Lehtonen allowed just three goals on the 41 shots. Although Lehtonen's two game win streak is snapped, he is still putting together a solid season with a 27-18-10 record, 2.47 goals against average and .917 save percentage.

Kari Lehtonen G DAL 22 Days

Kari Lehtonen and the Stars hung on for a tight 2-1 victory over Winnipeg on Monday night.

The Dallas goaltender withstood an onslaught of scoring opportunities from the Jets in the final frame to preserve the victory, ultimately stopping 32 of the 33 shots he faced. His record improves to 27-17-10 with the win while his GAA is 2.46 and his save percentage is .917.