Let's meet again in Finland!

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Let's meet again in Finland!
Let's meet again in Finland!

On Thursday, Lehkonen formally extended an invitation to Tomas Plekanec to hit the court in Finland following the 2019-20 campaign. Last weekend, the pair went head-to-head on clay in Brno. Plekanec posted a 6-1, 7-5 straight-sets victory in the opening encounter on Saturday, before adding a 6-4 win on Sunday in a one-set contest. It's plain to see that the reunion was about more than tennis, though. To this day, Lehkonen still regards the former Canadiens centerman as a key figure in his development. "He was my mentor. He showed me the ins and outs of how to be a professional NHL player. He helped me out with pretty much everything," said Lehkonen, ahead of his trip to visit the 15-year NHL

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