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Finland Antti Niemi

#31 Jokerit / KHL - 19/20
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jack Quinn 17 11 13 24
2. Andrew Poturalski 20 9 15 24
3. Martin Frk 17 10 12 22
4. Jakob Pelletier 18 7 15 22
5. Glenn Gawdin 16 8 13 21
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
38
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Antti Niemi is a butterfly-goalie with decent size. Has great anticipation, reads the play well and does an excellent job staying square to the puck. Possesses quick reflexes and seems to always stop the first shot, tracking the puck well. Is only an average skater and isn’t known for handling the puck very well, to support his defenseman. Niemi doesn’t look very agile, but can make sprawling saves look easy. (by Rafik Soliman, March 2018)

Father-in-law: Timo Nummelin
Brothers-in-law: Kari Nummelin & Petteri Nummelin
Nephew-in-law: Rene Nummelin

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1998-99 Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 I-divisioona - - - |
1999-00 Kiekko-Vantaa U18 U18 I-divisioona - - - |
2000-01 Kiekko-Vantaa U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | Relegation - - -
Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 SM-liiga 4 6.86 .836 | Relegation 0 - -
2001-02 Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 I-divisioona - - - | Playoffs - - -
2002-03 Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 I-divisioona - - - | Qualification 10 2.39 .933
Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 6 2.63 .899 |
2003-04 Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 SM-liiga 9 4.12 .894 |
Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 I-divisioona 8 2.19 .930 | Playoffs - - -
Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 I-divisioona - - - | Qualification 2 3.00 .914
Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 19 2.69 .910 | Playoffs 5 2.98 .908
2004-05 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 38 2.52 .919 | Playoffs 3 4.17 .907
2005-06 Pelicans SM-liiga 40 2.73 .916 |
2006-07 Pelicans SM-liiga 48 2.57 .918 | Playoffs 6 1.46 .951
2007-08 Pelicans SM-liiga 49 2.35 .926 | Playoffs 6 3.85 .883
2008-09 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 3 3.40 .864 8 51 0 1-1-1 141 |
Rockford IceHogs AHL 38 2.43 .913 85 890 2 18-14-3 2095 | Playoffs 2 3.65 .897 7 61 0 0-2-0 116
2009-10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 39 2.25 .912 82 854 7 26-7-4 2190 | Playoffs 22 2.63 .910 58 587 2 16-6-0 1322
2010-11 San Jose Sharks NHL 60 2.38 .920 140 1601 6 35-18-6 3524 | Playoffs 18 3.22 .896 56 482 0 8-9-0 1044
2011-12 San Jose Sharks NHL 68 2.42 .915 159 1706 6 34-22-9 3936 | Playoffs 5 2.45 .914 13 138 0 1-4-0 318
2012-13 Pelicans SM-liiga 10 3.11 .905 |
San Jose Sharks NHL 43 2.16 .924 93 1127 4 24-12-6 2581 | Playoffs 11 1.87 .930 21 277 0 7-4-0 673
2013-14 San Jose Sharks NHL 64 2.39 .913 149 1556 4 39-17-7 3740 | Playoffs 6 3.74 .884 19 145 0 3-3-0 305
Finland OG 0 4 - - |
Finland (all) International 0 - - |
2014-15 San Jose Sharks NHL 61 2.59 .914 155 1656 5 31-23-7 3588 |
2015-16 Dallas Stars NHL 48 2.67 .905 118 1128 3 25-13-7 2654 | Playoffs 5 3.29 .865 13 83 0 1-3-0 237
2016-17 Dallas Stars NHL 37 3.30 .892 95 785 0 12-12-4 1729 |
2017-18 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 3 7.49 .797 16 63 0 0-3-0 128 |
Florida Panthers NHL 2 5.11 .872 5 34 0 0-1-0 59 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 19 2.46 .929 42 550 1 7-5-4 1026 |
2018-19 Montréal Canadiens NHL 17 3.78 .887 61 478 0 8-6-2 969 |
2019-20 Jokerit KHL 19 62 3.21 .883 58 439 1 3-12-4 1085 | Playoffs 1 6 0.00 1.000 0 17 1 1-0-0 60
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2007-08 Finland EHT 3 2.71 .892 |
2009-10 Chicago Blackhawks Victoria Cup 0 1 - - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
NHL
Thu 04/04 Montréal Canadiens @ Washington Capitals
Tue 02/04 Montréal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Sat 30/03 Montréal Canadiens @ Winnipeg Jets
Thu 28/03 Montréal Canadiens @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu 21/03 Montréal Canadiens vs New York Islanders
Tue 12/03 Montréal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings
Sat 09/03 Montréal Canadiens @ Anaheim Ducks
Fri 08/03 Montréal Canadiens @ San Jose Sharks
Wed 06/03 Montréal Canadiens @ Los Angeles Kings
Tue 26/02 Montréal Canadiens @ New Jersey Devils
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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 1 38 2.43 .913 85 890 2 18-14-3 2095 | 1 2 3.65 .897 7 61 0 0-2-0 116
EHT 1 3 2.71 .892 | 0
International 1 0 | 0
KHL 1 19 62 3.21 .883 58 439 1 3-12-4 1085 | 1 1 6 0.00 1.000 0 17 1 1-0-0 60
SM-liiga (Liiga) 4 147 | 2 12
Mestis 3 63 | 2 8
NHL 11 464 2.57 .912 1123 11589 36 242-140-57 26265 | 6 67 2.77 .905 180 1712 2 36-29-0 3899
OG 1 0 4 | 0
U18 I-divisioona 1 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 1 - | 1 -
U20 I-divisioona 4 8 | 3 12
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 13 | 1 0
Victoria Cup 1 0 1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Jason Demers (D) 2010-2016 6 Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks
Tommy Wingels (F) 2010-2015 5 San Jose Sharks
Marc-Édouard Vlasic (D) 2010-2015 5 San Jose Sharks
Joe Thornton (F) 2010-2015 5 San Jose Sharks

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/05/2019
06/05/2019 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Jokerit
05/22/2018
05/22/2018 Extension Montréal Canadiens Montréal Canadiens
11/14/2017
11/14/2017 Confirmed Florida Panthers Montréal Canadiens
10/24/2017
10/24/2017 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Florida Panthers
07/01/2017
07/01/2017 Confirmed Dallas Stars Pittsburgh Penguins
06/26/2017
06/26/2017 Confirmed Dallas Stars Unknown
06/29/2015
06/29/2015 Extension Dallas Stars Dallas Stars
06/27/2015
06/27/2015 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Dallas Stars
10/05/2012
10/05/2012 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Pelicans
03/01/2011
03/01/2011 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
09/02/2010
09/02/2010 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks San Jose Sharks
07/01/2009
07/01/2009 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks
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Number 39 retired by Kiekko-Vantaa

Cult/Star player for Pelicans

Cult/Star player for San Jose Sharks

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