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Mikko Lehtonen

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'0" / 184 cm
  • Weight
    209 lbs / 95 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Lehtonen had a big shot from the point, but was known as a two-way defenseman with good all-around ability.
- Ulf Andersson, Elite Prospects

Team Staff profile of Mikko Lehtonen also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Kärpät U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 31 2 9 11 26 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 4
1994-95 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 29 4 10 14 78 |
1995-96 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 15 4 5 9 30 |
1996-97 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 6 19 25 82 |
1997-98 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 20 3 4 7 40 | Relegation 11 5 7 12 31
1998-99 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 22 7 8 15 51 | Relegation 13 6 14 20 14
Kärpät I-divisioona 2 0 0 0 0 1 |
1999-00 Kärpät I-divisioona 45 5 10 15 26 34 | Qualification 6 0 0 0 4 1
2000-01 Kärpät Liiga 54 6 9 15 58 -15 | Playoffs 9 0 3 3 4 -3
2001-02 Kärpät Liiga 55 8 11 19 32 1 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 4 -3
2002-03 Kärpät Liiga 55 5 12 17 50 -2 | Playoffs 15 3 1 4 22 1
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 |
2003-04 Kärpät Liiga 53 5 13 18 62 29 | Playoffs 12 2 4 6 8 2
2004-05 Kärpät Liiga 53 11 17 28 28 14 | Playoffs 12 3 3 6 12 5
2005-06 Kärpät Liiga 43 6 8 14 46 20 | Playoffs 10 2 2 4 12 4
Finland EHT 9 1 2 3 8 |
Finland WC 9 1 4 5 14 1 |
2006-07 Nashville Predators NHL 15 1 2 3 8 0 |
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 35 4 8 12 28 -1 |
Rochester Americans AHL 21 1 8 9 10 2 |
2007-08 Kärpät Liiga 48 8 25 33 34 11 | Playoffs 15 4 5 9 12 10
Finland EHT 3 1 0 1 2 0 |
2008-09 Timrå IK “A” SHL 41 15 15 30 58 13 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0 -8
Finland EHT 8 0 1 1 10 -1 |
Finland WC 7 1 0 1 6 2 |
2009-10 Frölunda HC SHL 9 3 1 4 10 -6 |
Kärpät Liiga 11 3 2 5 16 -2 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 8 -1
2010-11 Kärpät “A” Liiga 43 12 9 21 46 6 | Playoffs 2 0 2 2 4 2
2011-12 Kärpät “A” Liiga 37 6 8 14 14 1 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 4 1
2012-13 Kärpät “A” Liiga 40 6 14 20 38 6 |
2013-14 Kärpät “A” Liiga 26 6 6 12 14 6 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Kärpät ECC 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
2005-06 Kärpät ECC 3 1 0 1 14 -1 |
2007-08 Kärpät ECC 2 0 0 0 2 1 |
2010-11 Kärpät “A” ET 7 1 1 2 14 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
2011-12 Kärpät “A” ET 7 0 3 3 0 |
2012-13 Kärpät ET 5 0 1 1 2 |
2013-14 Kärpät ET 6 1 4 5 6 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2017-18 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 56 5 16 21 0.38 38 1 |
ECC 8 1 1 2 0.25 18 0 |
EHT 23 2 3 5 0.22 24 -1 |
ET 25 2 9 11 0.44 22 0 | 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 0
I-divisioona 47 5 10 15 0.32 26 35 | 6 0 0 0 0.00 4 1
Jr. A SM-liiga 77 16 31 47 0.61 173 | 24 11 21 32 1.33 45
Jr. B SM-sarja 44 8 15 23 0.52 108 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja 31 2 9 11 0.35 26 0 | 4 0 2 2 0.50 4 0
Liiga 518 82 134 216 0.42 438 75 | 96 18 25 43 0.45 90 18
NHL 15 1 2 3 0.20 8 0 |
SHL 50 18 16 34 0.68 68 7 | 7 0 2 2 0.29 0 -8
WC 16 2 4 6 0.38 20 3 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/15/2012
02/15/2012 Extension Kärpät Kärpät
01/29/2010
01/29/2010 Confirmed Frölunda HC Kärpät
05/06/2009
05/06/2009 Confirmed Timrå IK Frölunda HC
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Kärpät

Career transactions
- 2012-02-15 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Kärpät
- 2010-01-29 • Signed to a two-year contract by Kärpät
- 2009-11-21 • Released by Frölunda
- 2009-07-16 • Signed to a one-year contract by Frölunda
- 2008-06-09 • Signed to a one-year contract by Timrå
- 2007-07-30 • Signed to a one-year contract by Kärpät
- 2007-02-27 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres for a 2007 4th rounder (Mark Santorelli)
- 2006-06-01 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators

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