Mikko Lehtonen ()
CAREER: 2008-09: Enjoyed first professional season with Providence, appearing in 72 regular season games and 14 postseason contests… Earned first career recall to Boston April 10, making NHL debut the following night at Buffalo… Led P-Bruins with 28 goals during regular season and finished fourth on club and second among rookies with 53 points… Registered 13 multiple-point games, including career-best four points (3g, a) and shootout goal on February 14 at Portland to earn top star honors… Named Providence’s February Player of the Month with 13 points (8g, 5a) in 12 games… Had eight point-streaks of at least three games, including four four-game stretches… Tallied first pro points (g, a) on October 12 vs. Springfield… Took single-game career-best eight shots January 9 at Springfield… Made pro playoff debut April 15 vs. Portland… Credited with first pro playoff point (assist) April 24 vs. Portland in Game 5 of Atlantic Division Semifinals… Scored first career playoff goal May 8 vs. Worcester in Game 3 of Atlantic Division Finals… Missed five straight games due to injury in November… 2007-08: Played final season for hometown Espoo’s top level team in Finnish Elite League... Posted career-highs in games played (42), goals (8), assists (12) and points (20) during regular season before performing same achievement in postseason with one goal, eight assists and nine points in 17 contests… 2006-07: Set personal-high total in penalty minutes in first full season in Elite League... Earned first career playoff points for Espoo during postseason... Represented Team Finland in World Junior Championships, tying for tournament’s points-lead with 10 (4g, 6a) in six contests... 2005-06: Tallied first points with four goals for Espoo’s Elite team... Played earlier in season for junior Espoo team with seven points in 15 regular season games in addition to seven points in 10 playoff games... Represented Finland in World Junior Championships, notching one assist in seven games... 2004-05: Spent most of year with junior Espoo team, scoring 15 points in 37 games while seeing one game of action for Elite League team... Suited up for Team Finland at Under-18 WJC, adding five points in six contests.