Mobile Site You Are Here > HR Home > Players > N > Antero Niittymaki

Antero Niittymaki     \AN-tur-oh nee-tee-MAH-kee\

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: June 18, 1980 in Turku, Finland
Draft: Philadelphia, 6th round (168th overall), 1998 NHL Entry

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
2003-04 23 PHI NHL 3 3 0 0 3 77 74 .961 1.00 0 180 3.86 0.9 0 0 0 0
2005-06 25 PHI NHL 46 23 15 6 133 1266 1133 .895 2.97 2 2690 106 -8.01 6.8 0 1 1 0 Calder-15
2006-07 26 PHI NHL 52 9 29 9 166 1567 1401 .894 3.38 0 2943 112 -17.51 7.6 0 0 0 2
2007-08 27 PHI NHL 28 12 9 2 69 739 670 .907 2.91 1 1424 103 -1.87 4.4 0 0 0 0
2008-09 28 PHI NHL 32 15 8 6 83 947 864 .912 2.76 1 1805 96 3.66 6.1 0 1 1 2
2009-10 29 TBL NHL 49 21 18 5 127 1388 1261 .909 2.87 1 2657 103 -3.84 7.9 0 1 1 0
2010-11 30 SJS NHL 24 12 7 3 64 615 551 .896 2.72 0 1414 119 -10.42 2.4 0 0 0 2
5 yrs PHI NHL 161 62 61 23 454 4596 4142 .901 3.01 4 9042 25.8 0 2 2 4
1 yr SJS NHL 24 12 7 3 64 615 551 .896 2.72 0 1414 2.4 0 0 0 2
1 yr TBL NHL 49 21 18 5 127 1388 1261 .909 2.87 1 2657 7.9 0 1 1 0
Career NHL 234 95 86 31 645 6599 5954 .902 2.95 5 13113 36.1 0 3 3 6

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
2005-06 25 PHI NHL 2 0 0 5 29 24 .828 4.11 0 73 0 0 0 0
2010-11 30 SJS NHL 2 1 0 1 30 29 .967 0.66 0 91 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 4 1 0 6 59 53 .898 2.20 0 164 0 0 0 0

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1997-98 17 TPS Turku U18 Fin-U18 12 0 0 0 0
1997-98 17 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 19 10 8 1 34 1.80 1131 0 0 0 0
1997-98 17 Finland EJC-A 1 4 4.00 0 60 0 0 0 0
1998-99 18 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 35 27 8 0 60 1.72 3 2095 0 0 0 0
1999-00 19 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0 60 0 0 0 0
1999-00 19 TPS Turku Finland 32 23 6 3 68 2.15 3 1899 0 0 0 2
1999-00 19 Finland WJC-A 5 10 2.45 0 245 0 0 0 0
2000-01 20 TPS Turku Finland 21 10 5 1 46 2.48 2 1112 0 0 0 0
2001-02 21 TPS Turku Finland 27 16 8 1 46 1.84 3 1498 0 0 0 2
2002-03 22 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 40 14 21 2 98 1011 913 .903 2.58 0 2283 0 0 0 0
2003-04 23 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 49 24 13 6 92 1205 1113 .924 2.02 7 2728 1 0 1 0
2004-05 24 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 58 33 21 4 119 1573 1454 .924 2.07 6 3453 0 0 0 2
2005-06 25 Finland Olympics 6 5 1 0 8 1.34 3 359 0 0 0 0
2005-06 25 Finland WC-A 4 2 1 1 6 1.70 2 212 0 0 0 0
2011-12 31 2 Teams AHL 13 4 8 0 41 332 291 .877 3.60 0 684 0 0 0 0
2011-12 31 Worcester Sharks AHL 5 2 3 0 15 136 121 .890 3.01 0 299 0 0 0 0
2011-12 31 Syracuse Crunch AHL 8 2 5 0 26 196 170 .867 4.05 0 385 0 0 0 0
2012-13 32 TPS Turku Finland 14 1 7 3 34 2.83 0 720 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 160 75 63 12 350 4121 3771 .915 2.30 13 9148 1 0 1 2
Career 1 Season EJC-A 1 4 4.00 0 60 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons Fin-Jr. 55 38 16 1 95 1.73 3 3286 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Fin-U18 12 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons Finland 94 50 26 8 194 2.23 8 5229 0 0 0 4
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 5 1 0 8 1.34 3 359 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WC-A 4 2 1 1 6 1.70 2 212 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 5 10 2.45 0 245 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1997-98 17 TPS Turku U18 Fin-U18 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 60
1997-98 17 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 4 3 1 7 1.91 0 220
1998-99 18 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 6 3 3 14 2.32 0 362
1999-00 19 TPS Turku Finland 0 0 0 0
1999-00 19 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 0 1 5 5.00 0 60
1999-00 19 TPS Turku Finland 8 6 2 13 1.72 0 453
2000-01 20 TPS Turku Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 1 1 4 2.00 1 120
2001-02 21 TPS Turku Finland 4 2 2 11 2.24 0 295 0 0 0 2
2003-04 23 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 12 6 6 24 325 301 .926 1.81 0 796 0 1 1 17
2004-05 24 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 21 15 5 37 648 611 .943 1.75 3 1269 0 0 0 2
Career 2 Seasons AHL 33 21 11 61 973 912 .937 1.77 3 2065 0 1 1 19
Career 4 Seasons Fin-Jr. 13 7 6 30 2.36 1 762
Career 1 Season Fin-U18 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 60
Career 2 Seasons Finland 12 8 4 24 1.93 0 748 0 0 0 2
Rk Year Tm GA SA SV SV% A PIM SHFT
1 2006 FIN 8 164 156 95.1 0 0
Car 8 164 156 95.1 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Antero Niittymaki 7.9 7.6 6.8 6.1 4.4 2.4 0.9
Gilles Meloche 90.9 7.3 7.0 6.4 5.3 5.1 3.1 0.3
Allan Bester 88.5 8.8 6.9 6.1 6.1 5.0 2.3 -0.1
Manny Legace 88.0 9.3 7.3 7.2 5.4 3.3 2.7 0.7
Phil Myre 87.5 8.3 8.3 5.5 5.0 4.5 1.9 0.9
Denis Herron 87.4 9.1 8.1 6.6 6.2 2.7 2.4 0.3
Don Simmons 87.2 7.9 7.7 5.8 4.9 3.7 2.5 2.0
Damian Rhodes 86.7 8.1 6.9 5.8 4.9 3.2 2.8 0.3
Chris Terreri 85.9 8.2 8.1 7.4 7.1 6.1 1.1 0.9
Greg Stefan 84.7 6.7 6.1 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.4 0.2
Jim Rutherford 82.8 8.5 7.7 6.4 6.2 5.2 4.9 2.5
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Antero Niittymaki 7.9 7.6 6.8 6.1 4.4 2.4 0.9
Allan Bester 87.6 8.8 6.9 6.1 6.1 5.0 2.3 1.6 0.8 0.0 -0.1
Vesa Toskala 82.4 10.2 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.3 2.3 1.8 0.0
Peter Budaj 82.3 9.1 7.6 5.2 4.7 4.7 3.1 2.6 1.6
Al Smith 82.3 6.7 6.4 6.0 4.3 2.9 2.6 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0
Richard Sevigny 79.4 7.9 6.8 4.7 3.8 2.6 2.2 1.1 0.0
Don Simmons 79.1 7.9 7.7 5.8 4.9 3.7 2.5 2.4 2.0 0.9 0.8 0.4
Greg Stefan 77.6 6.7 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.4 0.3 0.2
Ty Conklin 77.2 7.9 6.2 6.0 5.5 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.6
Al Jensen 76.8 7.5 7.5 6.0 3.7 1.8 0.8 -0.1
Peter Sidorkiewicz 76.7 7.4 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.6 0.3 0.1 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

July 10, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 10, 2009.

July 1, 2010: Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2010.

August 20, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), August 20, 2012.

April 12, 2013: Officially announced his retirement, April 12, 2013.

Links

Error? Google Search WhatIfSports: Antero Niittymaki