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Finland Antti-Jussi Niemi
Jokerit / Liiga - 13/14
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Last added: Nick Christianson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Teemu Hartikainen 9 7 7 14
2. Markus Granlund 8 6 6 12
3. Pavel Datsyuk 9 2 9 11
4. Alexei Makeyev 9 7 3 10
5. Stanislav Galiyev 9 5 5 10
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
43
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
3-time World Championship Silver Medal 3
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Niemi has very strong defensive skills. He always gives everything for the team and likes to use his body. Niemi plays with a lot of passion and while his offensive game might not be the best in the world, he is a terrific team guy.

Team Staff profile of Antti-Jussi Niemi also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 6 1 0 1 8 | -
1993-94 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 33 0 3 3 26 -7 | -
Finland U17 WHC-17 - - - - - | -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 5 0 0 0 22 | -
1994-95 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 14 4 3 7 60 | -
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 0 1 1 7 | -
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 11 0 3 3 17 | -
1995-96 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 34 11 18 29 56 | Playoffs 8 0 4 4 39
Jokerit SM-liiga 6 0 2 2 6 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
TuusKi II-divisioona 4 0 2 2 8 | -
Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 4 1 1 2 4 | -
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 43 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 14 3 2 5 57 | -
1996-97 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 2 0 1 1 2 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 2
Jokerit SM-liiga 44 2 9 11 38 9 | Playoffs 9 0 2 2 2 5
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 8 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 2 2 4 16 | -
1997-98 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 3 1 1 2 2 | Playoffs 2 1 2 3 0
Jokerit SM-liiga 46 2 6 8 71 11 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 0 0
Finland WC 9 0 0 0 6 0 | -
Finland (all) International 22 1 1 2 10 | -
1998-99 Jokerit SM-liiga 53 3 7 10 107 5 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -3
Finland WC 12 1 1 2 8 3 | -
1999-00 Jokerit “C” SM-liiga 53 8 8 16 77 5 | Playoffs 11 0 3 3 6 2
Finland WC 9 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2000-01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 28 1 1 2 22 -6 | -
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 36 3 8 11 26 7 | -
Finland WC 9 0 1 1 10 -1 | -
2001-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 39 10 9 19 25 1 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 2 2
2002-03 Jokerit SM-liiga 48 6 11 17 42 14 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 47 4 14 18 74 17 | Playoffs 10 4 1 5 20 9
Finland WC 7 1 2 3 4 6 | -
2004-05 Frölunda HC Elitserien 45 4 9 13 78 18 | Playoffs 14 0 0 0 41 1
Finland WC 7 2 0 2 4 -1 | -
2005-06 Frölunda HC Elitserien 49 1 4 5 60 4 | Playoffs 17 0 1 1 10 7
Finland OG 8 0 0 0 2 0 | -
2006-07 Frölunda HC Elitserien 48 3 11 14 110 0 | -
2007-08 Frölunda HC Elitserien 54 1 4 5 79 3 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 35 0
Finland WC 9 0 1 1 28 -1 | -
2008-09 Lada Togliatti KHL 37 0 2 2 30 -7 | -
Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan 8 0 0 0 22 -2 | Kvalserien SHL 2 1 0 1 2 2
2009-10 Jokerit “C” SM-liiga 51 1 8 9 74 -11 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 14 -1
2010-11 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 38 1 2 3 78 -1 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 12 -1
2011-12 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 43 1 7 8 52 8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 1
2012-13 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 39 2 7 9 36 9 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 29 1
2013-14 Jokerit “A” Liiga 32 2 4 6 31 -3 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Jokerit Euro HL 7 2 0 2 6 | -
1997-98 Jokerit Euro HL 6 0 1 1 6 | -
1998-99 Jokerit Euro HL 8 2 2 4 4 3 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 1
2002-03 Finland EHT 7 1 0 1 2 | -
2003-04 Finland EHT 12 0 1 1 8 | -
2004-05 Finland EHT 8 1 0 1 12 | -
2005-06 Frölunda HC ECC 2 0 0 0 6 -1 | -
Finland EHT 9 0 0 0 8 | -
2006-07 Finland EHT 6 0 1 1 18 0 | -
2007-08 Finland EHT 6 0 0 0 2 0 | -
2010-11 Jokerit ET 8 2 0 2 12 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2
2011-12 Jokerit “A” ET 6 1 1 2 0 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 2 3
2012-13 Jokerit “A” ET 7 0 0 0 4 | -
2013-14 Jokerit ET 8 1 1 2 4 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2019-20 Karhu-Kissat U17 U17 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 75 13 17 30 0.40 51 8 | 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 2 2
ECC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 -1 | 0
EHT 6 48 2 2 4 0.08 50 0 | 0
EJC-18 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 7 0 | 0
ET 4 29 4 2 6 0.21 20 0 | 2 6 0 2 2 0.33 4 3
Euro HL 3 21 4 3 7 0.33 16 3 | 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 1
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 22 -2 | 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 2 2
II-divisioona 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 8 0 | 0
International 1 22 1 1 2 0.09 10 0 | 0
International-Jr 5 55 7 8 15 0.27 124 0 | 0
KHL 1 37 0 2 2 0.05 30 -7 | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 11 453 28 71 99 0.22 612 47 | 10 51 0 7 7 0.14 67 4
NHL 2 29 1 1 2 0.07 22 -7 | 0
OG 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 5 243 13 42 55 0.23 401 42 | 4 48 5 3 8 0.17 106 17
Jr. A SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 5 86 16 26 42 0.49 146 -7 | 3 12 1 7 8 0.67 41
WC 7 62 4 5 9 0.15 60 5 | 0
WHC-17 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 3 3 6 0.50 51 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/19/2014
12/19/2014 Confirmed No team Retired
02/20/2012
02/20/2012 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
04/02/2009
04/02/2009 Confirmed Leksands IF Jokerit
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Cincinnati Mighty Ducks

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Cult/Star player for Leksands IF

Career transactions
- 2009-04-02 • Signed to a three-year contract by Jokerit
- 2009-01-23 • Signed to a treee-month contract by Leksand
- 2008-06-13 • Signed to a two-year contract by Lada Togliatti
- 2007-04-27 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2005-04-01 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2003-xx-xx • Signed to a two-year contract by Frölunda
- 2002-08-13 • Signed to a two-year contract by Jokerit
- 1999-06-18 • Player rights traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim w/ Ted Donato for Patrick Lalime

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