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Finland Antero Niittymäki
#30 TPS / SM-liiga - 12/13
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Last added: Artur Faizov
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Connor McDavid 56 33 72 105
2. Leon Draisaitl 56 31 53 84
3. Brad Marchand 53 29 40 69
4. Mitchell Marner 55 20 47 67
5. Auston Matthews 52 41 25 66
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
40
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
2-time SM-liiga Champion 2

Son: Aatu Niittymäki

Team Staff profile of Antero Niittymäki also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1995-96 TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs 7 2.40 -
1996-97 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs - - -
Finland U17 WHC-17 - - - |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 5 2.00 - |
1997-98 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs 1 1.00 -
TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 19 1.80 .927 | Playoffs 4 1.91 .929
Finland U18 EJC-18 1 4.00 .867 4 26 0 60 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8 3.50 .890 |
1998-99 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 35 1.72 .924 | Playoffs 6 2.32 .905
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1.50 .942 |
1999-00 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 1 1.00 .962 | Playoffs 1 5.00 .886
TPS SM-liiga 32 2.15 .930 | Playoffs 8 1.72 .944
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 2.45 .895 10 85 0 245 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2.45 - |
2000-01 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 0 - - | Playoffs 2 2.00 .939
TPS SM-liiga 21 2.48 .907 | Playoffs 0 - -
Finland (all) International 1 2.00 .928 |
2001-02 TPS SM-liiga 27 1.84 .937 | Playoffs 4 2.23 .926
Finland (all) International 2 3.84 .849 |
2002-03 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 40 2.58 .903 98 913 0 14-21-2 2283 |
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 3 1.00 .961 3 74 0 3-0-0 180 |
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 49 2.02 .924 92 1113 7 24-13-6 2729 | Playoffs 12 1.81 .926 24 301 0 6-6-0 796
2004-05 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 58 2.07 .924 119 1454 6 33-21-4 3453 | Playoffs 21 1.75 .943 37 611 3 15-5-0 1270
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 46 2.97 .895 133 1133 2 23-15-6 2690 | Playoffs 2 4.13 .828 5 24 0 0-0-0 73
Finland OG 6 8 1.34 .951 8 156 3 5-1-0 359 |
Finland WC 4 5 1.70 .927 6 76 2 2-1-1 212 |
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 52 3.38 .894 166 1401 0 9-29-9 2943 |
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 28 2.91 .907 69 670 1 12-9-2 1424 |
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 32 2.76 .912 83 864 1 15-8-6 1805 |
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 49 2.87 .909 127 1261 1 21-18-5 2657 |
Finland OG 0 6 - - |
2010-11 San Jose Sharks NHL 24 2.71 .896 64 551 0 12-7-3 1414 | Playoffs 2 0.66 .967 1 29 0 1-0-0 91
2011-12 Worcester Sharks AHL 5 3.01 .890 15 121 0 2-3-0 299 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 8 4.05 .867 26 170 0 2-5-0 385 |
2012-13 TPS SM-liiga 14 2.83 .902 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1997-98 Finland U18 Viking Cup - - - |
1999-00 TPS Euro HL 4 2.46 .903 | Playoffs 1 4.93 .902
2001-02 TPS Spengler Cup - - - |
2012-13 TPS ET 4 2.54 .917 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Scout European Scout
2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Scout European Scout
TPS Liiga Sports Manager Interim; succeeded Ari Vuori midseason
2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Scout European Scout
TPS Liiga Sports Manager
2016-17 TPS Liiga Sports Manager
2017-18 TPS Liiga Sports Manager
2018-19 TPS Liiga Sports Manager
2019-20 TPS Liiga Sports Manager Resigned on October 20
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 160 2.30 .915 350 3771 13 75-63-12 9148 | 2 33 1.77 .937 61 912 3 21-11-0 2066
EJC-18 1 1 4.00 .867 4 26 0 60 | 0
ET 1 4 2.54 .917 | 0
Euro HL 1 4 2.46 .903 | 1 1 4.93 .902
International 2 3 | 0
International-Jr 4 24 | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 4 94 | 3 12
NHL 7 234 2.95 .902 645 5954 5 95-86-31 13113 | 2 4 2.20 .898 6 53 0 1-0-0 164
OG 2 6 14 1.34 .951 8 156 3 5-1-0 359 | 0
Spengler Cup 1 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 - | 1 7 2.40
U18 SM-sarja 2 - | 2 1 1.00
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 4 55 | 4 13
Viking Cup 1 - | 0
WC 1 4 5 1.70 .927 6 76 2 2-1-1 212 | 0
WHC-17 1 - | 0
WJC-20 1 5 2.45 .895 10 85 0 245 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Juha Virtanen (D) 1995-2001 6 Finland U17 (all), TPS U16, TPS U18, TPS U20
Mika Suoraniemi (F) 1995-2002 6 Finland U17, Finland U17 (all), Finland U18 (all), TPS, TPS U16, TPS U18, TPS U20
Mikko Koivu (F) 1999-2013 6 Finland (OG), Finland, TPS, TPS U20
Randy Jones (D) 2003-2009 6 Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phantoms

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/12/2013
04/12/2013 Confirmed TPS Retired
08/21/2012
08/21/2012 Confirmed Syracuse Crunch TPS
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning San Jose Sharks
07/10/2009
07/10/2009 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Tampa Bay Lightning
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