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Antti Niemi
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Antti Niemi  #31

NUMBER: 31 BIRTHDATE: August 29, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Vantaa, Finland
WEIGHT: 210
Catches: Left
2014-15: Played in his 300th career game on Dec. 18 vs. EDM Made 29 saves to register his second shutout of the season, a 2-0 win vs. Nashville on Dec. 13 Stopped 28 of 29 shots in a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia on Dec. 2 Made 32 saves and recorded an assist on the GWG on Nov. 13 at Tampa Bay Stopped 43 shots faced on Oct. 30 at Minnesota Made 31 saves and stopped both shootout attempts in a 3-2 win on Oct. 28 at Colorado Stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced for the win on Oct. 26 at Anaheim Stopped all 34 shots he faced to earn his first shutout of the season on Oct. 8 at Los Angeles Became the first goaltender to record a shutout against the defending Stanley Cup champions in their first game of the season since 1941-42, when Maple Leafs goaltender Turk Broda blanked the Bruins
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, May 5, 2008. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Lahti (Finland), October 5, 2012.,
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday