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Janne Niinimaa # - D

  • Age: 39
  • DOB: 1975/05/22
  • POB: Raahe, Finland
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 220lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 1993 (2/36).

Honours and Awards

2000-01NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
1998Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
1996-97NHL - All-Rookie Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/02/10Announced his retirement.
2007/09/07Signed with the HC Davos of the Swiss National League.
2006/09/30Acquired from the Dallas Stars.
2006/03/31Missed 2 games (left ankle injury).
2006/03/26Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/06Missed 7 games (ankle injury).
2006/01/23Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2006/01/10Acquired from the New York Islanders.
2005/01/03NHL lockout: Signed with the Karpat Oulu of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2004/12/21Released by the MIF Redhawks of the Elitserien (Sweden).
2004/11/17NHL lockout: Signed with the IF Malmo Redhawks of the Elitserien Hockey League (Sweden).
2004/10/06NHL lockout: Signed with the Karpat Oulu of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2004/08/12Re-signed by the New York Islanders to a three-year contract.
2004/07/16Filed for salary arbitration.
2003/03/11Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.
2003/01/20Missed 3 games (knee injury).
2003/01/13Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/01/09Missed 1 game (flu).
2003/01/08Flu, day-to-day.
2003/01/02Missed 2 games (bruised left knee).
2002/12/29Bruised left knee, day-to-day.
2002/12/28Leg injury, left Saturday's game.
2001/08/03Re-signed by the Edmonton Oilers.

Trades

2006/09/30Montreal Canadiens traded Mike Ribeiro and a 6th round draft selection in 2008 to the Dallas Stars for Janne Niinimaa and a 5th round draft selection in 2007.
2006/01/10New York Islanders traded Janne Niinimaa and a 5th round selection in 2007 to the Dallas Stars for John Erskine and a 2nd round selection in 2006.
2003/03/11Edmonton Oilers traded Janne Niinimaa and a 2nd round selection in 2003 to the New York Islanders for Brad Isbister and Raffi Torres.
1998/03/24Philadelphia Flyers traded Janne Niinimaa to the Edmonton Oilers for Daniel McGillis and 2nd round selection (Jason Beckett) in 1998.
1993/06/26Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round (36th overall) in 1993.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2012-13AsplovenSwe27134-61-0-010616.67-
2011-12RapperswilSwi20033------26---
2010-11LuleaSwe4892130-27-0-2448710.34-
2009-10HV71Swe434172111-0-124805.00-
2008-09LangnauSwi208816------20---
2008-09FinlandWC6011------16---
2007-08DavosSwi4892837------127---
2006-07MontrealNHL41033-13000003629.00-
2005-06DallasNHL22246-51210124267.69-
2005-06NY IslandersNHL411910-70300062234.35-
2005-06Total NYI/DalNHL6331316-121510186496.12-
2004-05MalmoSwe10033-20-0-03424.00-
2004-05KarpatFin263101314-----30---
2004-05FinlandW-Cup3000------0---
2003-04NY IslandersNHL8291928124800264979.28-
2002-03NY IslandersNHL13156-2120-014119.09-
2002-03EdmontonNHL6342428-72120-066904.44-
2002-03Total Edm/NYINHL7652934-9314010801014.95-
2001-02EdmontonNHL815394413118032801194.20-
2000-01EdmontonNHL821234466815011901229.84-
1999-00EdmontonNHL8182533142122-0891336.02-
1998-99EdmontonNHL8142428728011881422.82-
1997-98EdmontonNHL1118971-0-06195.26-
1997-98PhiladelphiaNHL663313462-0-1561152.61-
1997-98Total Phi/EdmNHL7743943133-0-1621342.99-
1996-97PhiladelphiaNHL774404412123002581412.84-
1995-96JokeritFin4951520------79---
1994-95JokeritFin4271017------36---
1993-94JokeritFin453811------24---
TotalNHL741542653194325-3-1073310675.06-
TotalSwe101134154-38-0-31021916.81-
TotalFin162184361------169---
TotalSwi88173956------173---
TotalSwe27134-61-0-010616.67-

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2012-13AsplovenSwe2--------------
2011-12RapperswilSwi--------------
2010-11LuleaSwe11156-11-0-012234.35-
2009-10HV71Swe1603340----825.00-
2008-09LangnauSwi--------------
2007-08DavosSwi9011------20---
2006-07MontrealNHL--------------
2005-06DallasNHL401100100085.00-
2004-05MalmoSwe--------------
2004-05KarpatFin120553-----8---
2003-04NY IslandersNHL5123-2100012425.00-
2002-03NY IslandersNHL5011-400000125.00-
2001-02EdmontonNHL--------------
2000-01EdmontonNHL6022-10-0-0611.00-
1999-00EdmontonNHL502210-0-028.00-
1998-99EdmontonNHL4000-20-0-025.00-
1997-98EdmontonNHL1111230-0-112205.00-
1996-97PhiladelphiaNHL191121331-0-116561.79-
1995-96JokeritFin11022------12---
1994-95JokeritFin10145------35---
1993-94JokeritFin12112------4---
TotalNHL5932124-22-0-3601142.63-
TotalSwe2718931----20482.08-
TotalFin4521214------59---
TotalSwi9011------20---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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