Lehkonen failed to score for an 18th consecutive game in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs.

Lehkonen surpassed an earlier stretch of futility when he went 17 games without a goal between Oct. 6 and Nov. 13. There was a sense that the Finn was snakebitten in 2017-18, when he created a significant number of scoring chances relative to his teammates, but was unable to finish. This season, Lehkonen ranks fourth in scoring chances (99) and fifth in high-danger scoring chances (41) but is still not burying those opportunities. At some point, it may not be about bad luck and more about the 23-year-old's finishing ability.

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