Jets edge Sabres to stay in hunt

Antti Miettinen scored with 7:36 left to keep the surging Winnipeg Jets in the playoff race with a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 24 shots, including a huge glove save on Thomas Vanek with 5:45 left to preserve the victory. Winnipeg (24-19-3) improved 6-0-1 in its past seven and moved within a point of the idle New York Rangers, who hold...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets 3, Rangers 1

Antti Miettinen's deflected goal off his body late in the second period proved to be the game winner in the Winnipeg Jets' 3-1 defeat of the New York Rangers Thursday night.  - Make that two consecutive winnable games that yield zero points for the Rangers. Players talked about it being a "big game" prior to tonight. Too many players played small and top players...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 II: #19 Antti Miettinen

  Antti Miettinen, 32, RW, 6’0, 190 lbs Last Year's Ranking: Not Ranked This Year's Ranking: #19 Difference: N/A Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff made a shrew move to acquire Antti Miettinen via re-entry waivers after the Tampa Bay Lightning signed the 31 year-old Finn to a two-yeard deal. However, the move wasn't as shrewd offensively...
Via Jets All Out
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Peter Tessier: Reading Between the Lines & Game Day

You can follow me on Twitter HERE! Antti Miettinen is set to make his debut in the NHL this season on Tuesday but not with the team he signed his contract with, that would be the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Winnipeg Jets made the move to acquire Miettinen as he had to clear entry waivers because his contract had been signed as the season was under way, not during the UFA period...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim rights to Antti Miettinen

Rather than packing bathing suits, Antti Miettinen will be packing his snow suits instead. One day after the Lightning agreed to terms with the free-agent forward, Tampa Bay lost all rights to acquiring the six-time 10-goal scorer after he was cl...
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Jets claim F Miettinen of waivers

The Winnipeg Jets have claimed forward Antti Miettinen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning. The move came just a day after the Lightning signed the 31-year-old to a two-year contract. But the team had to wait for Miettinen to clear waivers. Miettinen has played in 20 games this season in the Kontinental Hockey League. He spent last season with the Minnesota Wild, notching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Tweak The Waiver Wire Rule?

from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes, Yzerman said he has no problem with Winnipeg making the claim (Antti Miettinen). “Not at all,” he said. “If somebody else signed him, depending on the contract, we would have considered claiming him. They were well within the rules and were entitled to do it.” The rule was put in place in order to stop teams from stockpiling...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Lightning ink F Miettinen to two-year pact

The Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to a two-year deal with free-agent forward Antti Miettinen. Miettinen has seen action in 20 games this season in the Kontinental Hockey League. He spent last season with the Minnesota Wild, notching 16 goals and 19 assists in 73 games. Miettinen has 212 points in 472 career NHL games with the Wild and Dallas.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Lightning, Miettinen agree to contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Antti Miettinen on a two-year contract. The team announced the move Monday. Miettinen appeared in 20 games with Ak-Bars Kazan of Russia's Kontinental Hockey League this season. He played with Minnesota during the 2010-11 season when he had 16 goals and 35 points in 73 games. Miettinen has played in 472 NHL...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Antti Miettinen Signs With Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to terms with free agent forward Antti Miettinen to a two-year, one-way contract today, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced. Miettinen, 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, appeared in 20 games with Ak-Bars Kazan of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League this season, recording two goals and eight points. He last appeared in...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

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