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Finland Antti-Jussi Niemi
#7 Jokerit / Liiga - 13/14
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Last added: Kurt Rudin
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cédric Desruisseaux 40 42 36 78
2. Thomas Casey 38 34 40 74
3. Brett Budgell 40 15 43 58
4. Lukas Cormier 39 16 38 54
5. Mathieu Desgagnés 31 24 28 52
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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.

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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 U20 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 U20 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 U20 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 U20 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 U20 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
ET 4 29 4 2 6 0.21 20 - | 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
International 1 22 1 1 2 0.09 10 - | 0
International-Jr 5 55 7 8 15 0.27 124 - | 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
U20 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
WJC-20 2 12 3 3 6 0.50 51 - | 0
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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
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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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