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St. John's IceCaps 5, Connecticut Whale 1

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, February 20, 2013 - In their fourth and final matchup of the season, the St. John’s IceCaps made easy work of the Connecticut Whale, winning 5-1 on Wednesday night at the XL Center. Over the season series, the teams got the best of one another on the road; Connecticut won twice in Newfoundland just two weekends ago, while St. John’s previously...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Whale’s offense explodes, nets seven in win

The Connecticut Whale followed up yesterday’s 4-1 victory with a second straight win over St. John’s, this time blowing them out 7-3. In the two games, the Whale outscored St. John’s by a score of 11-4. This time around, it was Kyle Jean who finally got things back on track, notching a goal and an assist. Jean wasn’t the only one with a big night, as Jyri Niemi (1-1-2), Kris...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 7, St. John's IceCaps 3

St. John’s, Nfld., February 10, 2013 – Micheal Haley scored two goals to key a four-goal first period for the Connecticut Whale Sunday at Mile One Centre, and the Whale defeated the St. John’s IceCaps 7-3, to sweep a two-game series between the two teams. Kris Newbury added a goal and two assists for the Whale, and Andrew Yogan, Kyle Jean and Jyri Niemi had a goal and an...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Whale add two to roster

Earlier this week, the Whale added two players to their roster to help fill some depth holes in the lineup. First, they recalled defenseman Jyri Niemi from the ECHL’s Greenville Road Warriors. Second, they signed forward Michael Pelech to a PTO. Niemi was initially sent to Greenville on December 28. In 14 games, Niemi had a line of 1-5-6, 34 PIMs, and a +8 rating. Prior to his...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Whale Add Two to Roster

HARTFORD, February 7, 2013:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Jyri Niemi to the Whale from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and that the Whale has signed forward Michael Pelech to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement. Niemi, a third-year pro out of the Western Hockey...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Niemi, Delisle returned to Greenville in the ECHL

Before yesterday’s win against Springfield, the Whale made two roster moves to shore up the defense by sending by sending both Jyri Niemi and Steven Delisle to the ECHL’s Greenville Road Warriors. Niemi has been injured for the past 18 games. In his first five games suiting up, Niemi was held scoreless with five PIMs. Delisle, who was called up on December 18, notched two assists...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Defensemen Niemi, Delisle Reassigned to ECHL Greenville

HARTFORD, December 29, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that defensemen Jyri Niemi and Steven Delisle have been reassigned from the Whale from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors. Niemi is scoreless with five penalty minutes in five games with the Whale this year.  He had been out of action for the last 18 Whale games, after...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Do the Rangers need to get defensive?

The Connecticut Whales’ preliminary roster for the upcoming AHL season exposes the lack of blueline depth the Rangers now have beyond the NHL level. The Rangers have benefited in recent times as several prospects have developed into successful, full time NHL’ers in quick succession but the lack of a legitimate NHL candidate at the pro level – beyond the currently injured Dylan...
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September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jyri Niemi Reassigned to Greenville

HARTFORD, November 9, 2011:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Jyri Niemi from the Whale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors. Niemi, a Finnish-born second-year pro, has skated in eight games for the Whale this season, registering one assist, four penalty minutes and a +1 rating...
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Niemi Assigned To ECHL Greenville Road Warriors

JYRI NIEMI REASSIGNED TO GREENVILLE Defenseman has one assist in Eight Games for Whale this Season HARTFORD, November 9, 2011:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Jyri Niemi from the Whale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors. Niemi, a Finnish-born second-year pro, has skated...
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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