NHL

Antero Niittymaki #30 - G

  • Age: 34
  • DOB: 1980/06/18
  • POB: Turku, Finland
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 195lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 1998 (6/168).

Honours and Awards

2010Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
2006Olympic - Olympic Silver Medal
2004-05AHL - Jack Butterfield Trophy (Calder Cup playoffs MVP)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/08/21Signed with TPS Turku (Finland).
2012/02/02Assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2012/01/25Placed on waivers by the San Jose Sharks.
2012/01/19Loaned to Worcester (AHL) for conditioning.
2011/12/23Recalled from Worcester (AHL).
2011/12/23Missed 2 games (upper body injury).
2011/12/17Upper body injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2011/12/12Loaned to Worcester (AHL) for conditioning.
2011/12/12Missed 27 games (hip surgery).
2011/10/05Hip surgery, injured reserve.
2011/03/05Missed 11 games (lower body injury).
2011/02/17Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2011/02/09Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/02/08Missed 6 games (lower body injury).
2011/02/01Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/01/20Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2010/07/01Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a two-year contract.
2009/07/10Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
2009/02/13Flu, day-to-day.
2009/01/19Missed 2 games (flu).
2009/01/13Missed 3 games (groin).
2009/01/04Groin, day-to-day.
2008/10/11Missed 1 game (hip surgery).
2008/09/20Hip surgery, late October.
2007/06/14Re-signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a two-year contract.
2007/01/04Missed 3 games (hip injury).
2006/12/28Hip injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/05Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.
2004/09/15Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/08/02Re-signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a two-year contract.
2004/02/25Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/02/19Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/02/18Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/02/09Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/02/06Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/02/03Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/01/30Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/01/24Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/01/23Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/01/19Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/26Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/23Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/18Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/16Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/14Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/12/08Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2003/10/03Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2002/09/23Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).

Trades

2010/07/01Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks.
2009/07/10Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
1998/06/27Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 6th round (168th overall) in 1998.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPWLOTMin.GASAGAAPCTSOPIMOTGAOTWSOSSOG
2012-13TPSFin1417-720343462.83.9020-----
2011-12SyracuseAHL8250385261964.05.8670-----
2011-12WorcesterAHL5230299151363.01.8900-----
2011-12Total Wor/SyrAHL13480684413323.60.8770-----
2010-11San JoseNHL2412731414646152.72.89602-1--
2009-10Tampa BayNHL4921185265712713882.87.9091--5--
2009-10FinlandOlympic0---0----------
2008-09PhiladelphiaNHL3215861805839472.76.91212----
2007-08PhiladelphiaNHL2812921424697392.91.9071-----
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL529299294316615673.38.8940-----
2005-06PhiladelphiaNHL4623156269013312662.97.8952-----
2005-06FinlandOlympic651-35981641.34.9513-----
2004-05PhiladelphiaAHL583321-345311915732.07.9246-----
2003-04PhiladelphiaNHL330-1803771.00.9610-----
2003-04PhiladelphiaAHL492413-27289212052.02.9247-----
2002-03PhiladelphiaAHL401421-22839810112.58.9030-----
2001-02TPSFin27168-149846-1.84.9373-----
2000-01TPSFin21105-111246-2.48-2-----
1999-00TPSFin32236-189968-2.15-3-----
TotalNHL2349586311311364565992.95.9025-----
TotalAHL16075630914835041212.30.91513-----
TotalFin945026-5229194-2.23-8-----

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPWLOTMin.GASAGAAPCTSOPIMOTGAOTWSOSSOG
2012-13TPSFin---------------
2011-12SyracuseAHL---------------
2011-12WorcesterAHL---------------
2011-12Total Wor/SyrAHL---------------
2010-11San JoseNHL210-911300.66.9670-----
2009-10Tampa BayNHL---------------
2008-09PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2007-08PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2005-06PhiladelphiaNHL200-735294.11.8280-----
2004-05PhiladelphiaAHL21155-1269376481.75.9433-----
2003-04PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2003-04PhiladelphiaAHL1266-796243251.81.9260-----
2002-03PhiladelphiaAHL---------------
2001-02TPSFin422-29511-2.24.9260-----
2000-01TPSFin---------------
1999-00TPSFin862-45313-1.72-0-----
TotalNHL410-1646592.20.8980-----
TotalAHL332111-2065619731.77.9373-----
TotalFin1284-74824-1.93-0-----

Legend:

GP - games played
W - wins
L - losses
OT - overtime
Min. - minutes
GA - goals against
SA - shots against
GAA - goals against average
PCT - save percentage
SO - shutouts
PIM - penalties in minutes
OTGA - overtime goals against
OTW - overtime wins
SOS - shootout shots against
SOG - shootout goals against


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