Made his Stars debut on 10/8 vs. PIT, recording 37 saves for a shutout and posting two assists (0-2=2)
* Niemi's 33 shutouts since he came into the NHL in 2009-10 is the second-most by any goaltender over that span (H. Lundqvist, NHY - 35)
* Earned his 200th career win on 11/28 at MIN, recording 23 saves in the game
* Recorded a win on 12/8 vs. CAR without facing a shot on goal
* Stopped 20 shots en route to his third shutout of the season on 12/22 vs. CHI
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. Traded to Dallas by San Jose for Dallas' 7th round choice (Jake Kupsky) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 27, 2015.