Antti Niemi G SAN 1 Day
San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi needed to make only 12 saves but still was the loser in a 3-1 game against the Wild in Minnesota Sunday.
Niemi was pulled for an extra skater with 2:15 to play and Zach Parise scored. The goalie's record is now 16-5-5. His goals-against average is now 2.30 and his save percentage is .914.
Antti Niemi G SAN 2 Days
Look for Antti Niemi to get the start in goal for San Jose Sunday.
Niemi played just 40 minutes on Thursday before he was pulled after he gave up four goals on 27 shots and then was on the bench Friday when the Sharks dropped a 5-3 decision to Carolina. He is 16-4-5 this season with a 2.31 GAA and a .915 save percentage. He is a top-seven fantasy goalie at this time.
Antti Niemi G SAN 4 Days
Antti Niemi played just two periods before being sent to the showers in Thursday's loss to the Penguins.
Niemi allowed four goals on 27 shots through 40 minutes and coach Todd McLellan saw fit to give him a rest for the final frame. His record falls to 16-4-5 while his GAA takes a hit, rising to 2.31, and his save percentage falls to .915.
Antti Niemi G SAN 9 Days
Antti Niemi kicked away 28 shots as San Jose came out victorious 4-3 in the shootout against the Ducks on Saturday night.
It's a shame that a game like this between two West powerhouses has to end with the skills competition. Niemi gave up one in the first and two in the third period. He has a 15-3-5 record, with five wins in a row, and a 2.21 goals-against average and .917 save percentage on the season.
Antti Niemi G SAN 10 Days
Antti Niemi kicked out 21 of 24 shots in a 6-3 victory against the St. Louis Blues.
It wasn't Niemi's finest start by a long shot, but it was still good enough to extend his winning streak to four games. He now has a 14-3-5 record, 2.19 GAA, and .918 save percentage in 22 starts this season.