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Antti Niemi
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Antti Niemi  #31

NUMBER: 31 BIRTHDATE: August 29, 1983  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Vantaa, Finland
WEIGHT: 210
Catches: Left
PLAYOFFS: Stopped 28 shots, including five in overtime, to pick up the victory in Game 3 vs. LAK on 4/22…Made 24 saves in Game 2 vs. LAK on 4/20…Making his fifth career postseason appearance…Won the 2010 Stanley Cup as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks.
 
2013-14 GAME NOTES: T-2nd in NHL in wins (39)…3rd in the League in minutes (3,740)…Made 30 saves for the win on April 12 at Phoenix…Stopped 26 shots on April 3 vs. Los Angeles…Named NHL’s 3rd Star of the week on March 17…Set Sharks franchise record for most saves in a shutout win (41) on March 16 at NY Rangers…Recorded a 27-save shutout on March 8 vs. Montreal…Stopped 29 of 30 shots on Feb. 1 vs. Chicago…Named to Finland’s Olympic roster on Jan. 7…Made 30 saves on Dec. 29 vs. Anaheim…Stopped 36 of 37 shots on Nov. 21 vs. Tampa Bay…Named the NHL’s 3rd Star of the Month in October…Notched his second shutout of the season and the 25th of his career on Oct. 26 at Montreal…Posted his first shutout of the season on Oct. 21 at Detroit.
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, May 5, 2008. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Lahti (Finland), October 5, 2012.,
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