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Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Out of neck brace
Lehkonen (neck) is no longer wearing a neck brace, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Lehkonen was seen around the team after Saturday's win over Calgary, but he isn't ready to begin workouts. "I'm sure as the days and weeks start coming by here, he'll get more into the working out and rehab stuff and do what he can," coach Jared Bednar said Saturday. Lehkonen is on long-term injured reserve and has been replaced by Valeri Nichushkin on the top line and by Tomas Tatar on the power play.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Dealing with neck injury
Lehkonen's injury, which was previously just described as upper body, is a neck issue, coach Jared Bednar told Peter Baugh of The Athletic on Thursday.
There's no timetable for Lehkonen's return, but he's on the long-term injured reserve list and consequently won't return until Dec. 5 versus Anaheim at the earliest. He has three goals and eight points in 12 contests this season. With Lehkonen unavailable, Tomas Tatar has seen his playing time inch upward over the last two contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Shifts to LTIR
Lehkonen (upper body) was moved to the long-term injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Lehkonen was already expected to miss multiple weeks, but this transaction will guarantee that he doesn't return until at least December. Jonathan Drouin and Tomas Tatar should see some extra playing time in Lehkonen's absence.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Moved to IR
Lehkonen (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Lehkonen is expected to miss multiple weeks with his injury and his placement on injured reserve won't affect that timeline. The 28-year-old has three goals and eight points in 12 games this season. An update on his return date should be available in the coming weeks as he moves through the rehab process.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Will miss weeks
Coach Jared Bednar said Saturday that Lehkonen (upper body) will be out for weeks, according to Marc Moser of Altitude Sports 950.
Lehkonen hit his head on the glass Thursday via a hit from Seattle's Jamie Oleksiak. The Avalanche will have a tough time replacing Lehkonen, who fit in quite well with Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen. Lehkonen has three goals and eight points in 12 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Taken to hospital
Lehkonen was taken to a hospital after taking a heavy hit in the second period versus the Kraken on Thursday.
Lehkonen's head hit the glass after a collision with Jamie Oleksiak. The Avalanche's statement added that Lehkonen is responsive, alert and has full mobility, and his trip to the hospital is a precaution. There may not be another update on Lehkonen's status until Friday. The Avalanche play the Blues on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Practices on first line
Lehkonen skated on the top line with Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen during Wednesday's practice, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
It looks like head coach Jared Bednar will tweak the lines heading into Thursday's home game against the Kraken. Lehkonen has been a top-six contributor, including a spot on the top power-play unit, and has previous experience with MacKinnon and Rantanen. Lehkonen has seven points (three goals, four assists) overall, including four on the power play.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Scores in Wednesday's win
Lehkonen scored a goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Blues.
Lehkonen snapped a three-game point drought with his tally in the third period. The winger has been a little streaky early in 2023-24 -- he'd earned six points during a three-game streak prior to his slump. Lehkonen is up to three goals, four helpers, 32 shots on net, eight hits and a plus-1 rating over nine contests.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Leads offense with four points
Lehkonen scored a power-play goal on two shots, added three assists and logged two PIM in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Hurricanes.
Two of his assists also came with the man advantage. Lehkonen is firmly part of the Avalanche's top six, though head coach Jared Bednar has shown plenty of willingness to tinker with his lines during games. Through five contests, Lehkonen has two goals, four helpers, four power-play points, 22 shots on net and five hits.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Earns power-play helper
Lehkonen posted a power-play assist and six shots on goal in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Blackhawks.
Lehkonen set up a Ryan Johansen tally in the first period. With time on the first power-play unit, Lehkonen has the highest upside of any of the Avalanche's middle-six forwards. He's up to two points, 20 shots on goal, four hits and a plus-1 rating through four contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Nets equalizer Tuesday
Lehkonen scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Kraken.
Lehkonen tied the game at 1-1 with his second-period tally. The goal was his first point in three games, but he's been driving offense with 14 shots on goal. The winger has added three hits and a plus-1 rating while skating in a top-six role with plenty of power-play time.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Fires eight shots in win
Lehkonen recorded eight shots on goal and one hit over 18:32 of ice time in Saturday's 2-1 shootout win over San Jose.
Eight shots on most nights would lead a team, but Nathan MacKinnon sent 14 shots toward Sharks goalie Mackenzie Blackwood, who stopped 51 of 52 shots. Four of Lehkonen's eight shots came in the third period when Colorado was desperate to beat Blackwood. He was part of the offensive thrust late in the game when Cale Makar tied the game with the goalie pulled. Lehkonen has yet to hit the scoresheet, but the second-line winger has 11 shots through two games.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Joins Avalanche for practice
Lehkonen (broken toe) took part in Thursday's practice, according to Brennan Vogt of The-Rink.com.
Lehkonen had 21 goals and 51 points in 64 contests with Colorado in 2022-23. He's expected to start the season skating in the top six and the first power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Recovering from broken toe
Lehkonen suffered a broken toe during Colorado's first-round playoff series against Seattle, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Lehkonen is expected to be ready for next season. In 64 games during the 2022-23 campaign, he produced 21 goals and a career-high 51 points.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Artturi Lehkonen: Nets two goals vs. Seattle
Lehkonen tallied two goals in a 4-1 victory over Seattle in Game 6 on Friday.
Lehkonen earned his third multi-point game of the 2023 playoffs, bringing him up to three goals and six points in six first-round contests. He found the back of the net late in the second period to put the Avalanche up 3-1 before capping the scoring with an empty-netter in the final seconds of the third. Lehkonen has been serving on Colorado's top line and first power-play unit, which is an arrangement that will likely continue in Game 7 on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
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