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Antti Niemi | Goalie | #31

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (33) / 8/29/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
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The Penguins blitzed Antti Niemi for six goals during Thursday's 6-2 defeat.
Niemi turned away 34 of 39 shots, including seven of eight on the kill. Well, it's not like he got much help as the Penguins fired 40 shots on net. The veteran netminder falls to 5-3-3 with a .902 save percentage and a 3.20 GAA. Dec 2 - 12:14 AM

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Antti Niemi gets the Penguins on Thursday night.

Niemi's numbers on the road are even worse. He's posted an .852 save percentage with 20 goals against in five games. Perhaps you'd prefer to find a more favorable matchup.
Dec 1 - 6:00 PM

Antti Niemi is likely to start on Thursday.

It would be Niemi's third start in Dallas' last four games. He has a 3.05 GAA and .906 save percentage in 13 contests this season.
Dec 1 - 11:51 AM

Dallas goalie Antti Niemi made 24 saves in regulation and overtime Monday night before he and the Stars were edged 4-3 by the Blues in St. Louis.

Niemi entered the game with a two-game winning streak. He is now 5-2-3 on the season, with a goals-against average of 3.05 and a save percentage of .906.
Nov 28 - 11:40 PM

Antti Niemi will probably be Dallas' starter on Monday.

Niemi will be attempting to win his third straight start. He has a 5-2-2 record, 2.97 GAA, and .909 save percentage in 12 contests this season.
Nov 28 - 2:36 PM

Antti Niemi stopped 30 of 31 shots in Friday's 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Niemi gave up a goal just five minutes into the game, but he was perfect the rest of the way. The Stars goalie is 2-0-1 in his last four outings and he's given up two goals or less in each of those appearances. Niemi has a 5-2-2 record with a 2.97 goals-against-average and a .909 save percentage.
Nov 25 - 11:50 PM

The Stars have tabbed Antti Niemi as their netminder for Friday's match against the Canucks.

Through 11 games this season he's 4-2-2 with 30 goals against and a .904 save percentage. Vancouver may be hockey's worst offense, but even they can lay a few behind him.
Nov 25 - 5:57 PM

Antti Niemi will likely play between the pipes on Friday.

Niemi was the Stars' first goalie off the ice following the team's practice. He has a 3.17 GAA and .903 save percentage in 11 games this season.
Nov 25 - 1:22 PM

Dallas Stars goalie Antti Niemi steered aside 27 shots in a 3-2 overtime victory over the visiting Minnesota Wild Monday night.

The win was Niemi's first since November 3. It was only his fourth victory in 11 appearances this season. His record is 9-4-2. His goals-against average is 3.17. And his save percentage is .903.
Nov 22 - 12:29 AM

Antti Niemi is likely to get the nod for Dallas on Monday night.

He was the first goaltender off the ice at the morning skate, so he is expected to play against Minnesota. Niemi hasn't posted a victory since Nov. 3 and he has won three times in 10 appearances this season.
Nov 21 - 12:41 PM

Antti Niemi stopped 31 of 33 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Niemi has just one win in his last five games (1-2-2). He now has a 3-2-2 record with a 3.44 goals-against-average and a .898 save percentage this season. His fantasy stock is limited at best because the Stars' goalie situation is pretty unpredictable.
Nov 16 - 12:37 AM

Antti Niemi will probably play between the pipes on Tuesday.

Niemi was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate, which is usually a good indicator of who the starter will be. He has a 3.65 GAA and .892 save percentage in eight contests this season.
Nov 15 - 12:32 PM

Antti Niemi allowed four goals on 19 shots in Tuesday's 8-2 loss to the Jets.

Niemi entered the game in relief of Kari Lehtonen, who allowed four goals on 11 shots. Neither one of Dallas' goalies was overly impressive tonight, but it was Lehtonen that took the loss.
Nov 9 - 12:27 AM

Antii Niemi stopped 29 of 32 shots Saturday night in the 3-2 loss of the Dallas Stars to the Chicago Blackhawks.

That is notable because Niemi entered the contest with a season-long save percentage of .899, so his .906 was about average. Even with his modest save percentage, however, Niemi managed to enter the night with a 3-1-1 record. Giving up three goals also kept him near his middle mark for that stat; Niemi has given up 3.35 goals on average so far in 2016.
Nov 6 - 12:20 AM

Antti Niemi will face Chicago on Saturday night.

Niemi owns a career .914 save percentage and 2.44 GAA, but has performed well below that now in his second campaign with Dallas. In 54 games he's posted a .905 SV% and 2.74 GAA, and is playing a loaded Chicago offense. We'd seek a more favorable matchup.
Nov 5 - 2:06 PM

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2Dan Hamhuis
3Johnny Oduya
4Stephen Johns
5Esa Lindell
6Jordie Benn
7Patrik Nemeth
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G1Antti Niemi
2Kari Lehtonen