Made his Stars debut on 10/8 vs. PIT, recording 37 saves for a shutout and posting two assists (0-2=2)
* This marks the first time in NHL history that a goaltender has registered multiple assists and a shutout in the same game, while he becomes the second netminder in Stars history to record multiple assists (Johan Hedberg, 12/26/05 at STL)
* Niemi's 33 shutouts since he came into the NHL in 2009-10 is the second-most by any goaltender over that span (H. Lundqvist, NHY - 35)
* Registered 26 saves en route to his sixth win of the season on 10/31 vs. SJS
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. Traded to Dallas by San Jose for Dallas' 7th round choice (Jake Kupsky) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 27, 2015.