Jere Lehtinen

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Birthday
24, 1973
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Former Finnish right winger who spent his entire 14-year NHL career with the Dallas Stars, recording 243 goals and 271 assists while helping the team win a Stanley Cup Championship in 1999.

Before Fame

He played for Kiekko-Espoo and TPS in the top Finnish league before coming over to the NHL.

Trivia

Known for his defensive abilities, he received the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward in 1998, 1999 and 2003.

Family Life

He married Jaana Lehtinen in June 1998 and the couple has twin girls named Anna and Sofia as well as a son named Joel.

Associated With

Longtime centerman Joe Nieuwendyk took the Conn Smythe trophy as the playoff MVP when the Stars captured the Stanley Cup in 1999.