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Janne Niskala | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (35) / 9/22/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 187
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 5 (147) / NAS
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned Janne Niskala to the Finland national team.
Niskala wanted to return to Europe after his role on the Lightning had diminished to that of a seventh defenseman. He cleared waivers on Wednesday and will likely play for a Finnish or Swedish team when the European leagues start playing again. Tampa Bay can recall him before the trade deadline, but he would first have to clear re-entry waivers. Thu, Nov 6, 2008 08:10:00 AM

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4Braydon Coburn
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