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JANI NIEMINEN  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1987-07-28 BIRTHPLACEHelsinki, FIN
AGE 29 NATION Finland
POSITION G CATCHES L
HEIGHT 178 cm / 5'10" WEIGHT 86 kg / 190 lbs
YOUTH TEAM HIFK CONTRACT 16/17


Nieminen is a fairly small goalie with fast reflexes. Uses his blocker very well. Plays with great confidence. Goes pretty quick down to the ice which is one of his biggest weaknesses. Doesn't have very good stickhandling. (Matias Strozyk)

© Photo: http://photo-andersen.dk

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP GAA SVS%       POSTSEASON GP GAA SVS% 
 2002-03 HIFK U16 Jr. C SM-sarja14 1.71 .936 |       
  HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja1 0.00 1.000 |       
  Finland U16 (all) International-Jr5 1.76 .948 |       
 2003-04 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja25 2.57 .923 | Playoffs7 3.01 .914 
  Finland U17 WHC-173 4.31 .853 |       
  Finland U17 (all) International-Jr5 3.27 .900 |       
  Finland U18 (all) International-Jr2 2.95 .878 |       
 2004-05 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja2 2.50 .904 | Playoffs7 2.16 .922 
  HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga29 2.59 .906 | Playoffs2 5.28 .866 
  HIFK Liiga0 - - |       
 2005-06 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga31 3.03 .899 |       
  HIFK Liiga0 - - |       
  Suomi U20  Mestis1 2.00 .917 |       
 2006-07 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga19 3.34 .892 | Playoffs10 3.17 .918 
  HIFK Liiga0 - - |       
  Kiekko-Vantaa  Mestis2 5.26 .837 |       
 2007-08 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga11 2.73 .911 |       
  HIFK Liiga3 1.67 .944 | Playoffs6 2.28 .917 
  Titaanit  Mestis4 5.28 .857 |       
  HC Kerava  Suomi-sarja10 2.01 .941 |       
 2008-09 HIFK Liiga31 2.35 .923 | Playoffs2 2.54 .915 
  Kiekko-Vantaa  Mestis11 1.62 .947 |       
 2009-10 HIFK Liiga14 2.46 .905 |       
  Kiekko-Vantaa  Mestis5 2.56 .929 |       
  KooKoo  Mestis7 1.57 .943 | Playoffs10 2.08 .919 
 2010-11 Tappara Liiga25 2.82 .907 |       
 2011-12 Tappara Liiga42 3.11 .900 |       
 2012-13 SaiPa Liiga36 2.61 .911 |       
  Ak Bars Kazan KHL2 3.60 .898 |       
 2013-14 Blues Liiga44 2.22 .913 | Playoffs7 2.67 .913 
 2014-15 Blues Liiga24 2.76 .903 | Playoffs0 -
  Kiekko-Vantaa  Mestis2 1.01 .973 |       
 2015-16 SaiPa Liiga27 2.54 .898 | Playoffs6 2.93 .891 
 2016-17 Fischtown Pinguins DEL16 3.06 .911 |       
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2010-11 Tappara ET4 2.98 .923 |       
 2011-12 Tappara ET4 3.39 .891 |       



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2001-2002 U16 Pohjola Camp Roster (HIFK)
2009-2010 Finland2 (Mestis) Bronze Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- Finland2 (Mestis) Bronze Medal 09/10
- U16 Pohjola Camp Roster 01/02



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-06-14 Confirmed SaiPa Fischtown Pinguins
2015-04-09 Confirmed Blues SaiPa
2014-12-03 Loan Blues Kiekko-Vantaa
2014-01-13 Extension Blues Blues 1 year 
2013-09-17 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan Blues
2013-01-19 Confirmed SaiPa Ak Bars Kazan
2012-12-22 Extension SaiPa SaiPa 1-year extension 
2012-05-28 Confirmed Tappara SaiPa
2011-02-21 Extension Tappara Tappara 2 years 
2010-04-30 Confirmed KooKoo Tappara
2010-01-26 Confirmed Kiekko-Vantaa KooKoo
2009-12-07 Loan HIFK Kiekko-Vantaa (Paper/Printed source) 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for HCK