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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Will the Stars Lean More on Antti Niemi in 2016-17?

Mike Heika says the Stars will look to Antti Niemi in big games. Plus, get to know Devin Shore, and a look at what makes Jim Nill good at his job. In the latest edition of his regular Stars chat, Mike Heika discusses whether the Stars could turn to Antti Niemi over Kari Lehtonen in 2016-17. Question: What's the biggest thing that each goalie needs to improve on the most for this...
Via Defending Big D
4 days ago

Report: Dallas Stars may wait until regular season to upgrade goalies

The Dallas Stars’ struggle in goal in 2015-16 was evident, but the team might not immediately look for an upgrade between the pipes. Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com reports Stars general manager Jim Nill might end up upgrading his shoddy goaltending situation in the offseason, but he writes Dallas might be patient in acquiring a goalie and stick with the status quo entering the season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Four surprises from Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

It wouldn’t be the playoffs without the unexpected popping up here and there. Sure, the first round hasn't quite concluded yet — at least, not in the Western Conference — but it’s still as good of a time as ever to reflect on some of the shockers coming out of games over the last week and a half.Here are four surprising moments and trends to emerge from Round 1.Surprising...
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Antti Niemi wears a jersey with his name spelled wrong

When Antti Niemi and the Dallas Stars took the ice to warm up prior to their game against the Buffalo Sabres, the goaltender’s uniform confused a lot of fans. Instead of his sweater reading “Niemi” on the back, “Nieme” was incorrectly displayed. @Buccigross they misspelled Niemi's name pic.twitter.com/QlAGABfY6m — Jordan (@jstachelski15) November 17, 2015 Niemi would...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Highs and lows versus Chicago Blackhawks

Antti Niemi Right out of the gate, the San Jose Sharks were all over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday’s midday match-up, but it was the visiting Hawks who would walk away with a big win after 60 minutes of play. Some things had to have gone right for the Sharks who stayed in the game for at least two and quarter periods before the Hawks took over and capitalized on the Sharks’...
Via isportsweb.com
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sharks players convinced GM to keep Niemi

By David Rogers Antti Niemi’s name was thrown around quite a bit heading into the trade deadline. The San Jose Sharks appeared willing to make a change in net as they prepared to make a last push for a playoff berth. Confidence in Niemi was lacking to say the least. The rumors persisted, the deadline passed and Niemi is still with the Sharks. What happened? According to the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks trade rumors: Cohesion is key

Antti Niemi As the trade deadline approaches, we can expect some headline-worthy moves to be made and for some big names on the trading block to start making waves, but it’s unlikely that those moves or big names will make their way to San Jose. Although it is entirely possible for San Jose Sharks general manager, Doug Wilson, to, at the last minute, decide to make a splash, the...
Via isportsweb.com
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: The Sharks are shopping Antti Niemi

The San Jose Sharks are battling for a playoff spot but that apparently hasn’t prevented them from shopping around starting goaltender Antti Niemi. As seen on Nichols On Hockey, Pierre LeBrun outlined that the Sharks are trying to build for the future while still competing for the Cup in 2014-15. LeBrun: “They continue to get younger. If you look at their lineup, it’s the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Week 1 Roundup: The season is underway

Hockey’s back, and today marks the first installment of my weekly league roundup. Since the 2014-15 season is still in its infancy, I’ll spend most of this edition overviewing what will be covered each week in this post, and do a quick sample in each part. Next week we’ll really start getting in depth in each section of the roundup. Super-8 This section will overview which...
Via isportsweb.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

There could be a storm brewing for the San Jose Sharks

Seriously, the San Jose Sharks are way too hot right now. Currently, the Sharks are on a six-game win streak and are tied with the Anaheim Ducks as leaders of the Pacific Division. Who exactly have the Sharks beaten? In six games, they have taken down three playoff-contending teams. Most notably, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Also, Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (who I spent my last week...
Via isportsweb.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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