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ANTTI NIEMI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stars sign newly acquired goalie Niemi to 3-year contract

DALLAS (AP) -- Former Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The deal Monday came two days after Dallas acquired Niemi's contract rights from San Jose for a seventh-round pick during the draft and two days before the goaltender would have become an unrestricted free agent. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks still searching for starting goalie following draft

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks ended the NHL draft with one of the biggest needs they had entering the weekend: finding a starting goaltender. Instead of acquiring one of the several goalies who changed teams this weekend, the Sharks instead traded the negotiating rights to their former starter Antti Niemi to Dallas for a seventh-round pick Saturday. Niemi was set to...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars acquire rights to champion goalie Niemi from Sharks

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights to former Stanley Cup champion goalie Antti Niemi from the San Jose Sharks. Dallas sent San Jose its seventh-round selection (193th overall) in Saturday's draft. Niemi is set to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010 when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup title. He...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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

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 Mercury News,...
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

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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