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NHL: Buffalo 1, San Jose 0

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Miller, in the second of two stunning back-to-back performances, posted his second shutout in as many nights Thursday to lead Buffalo past San Jose 1-0.

NHL: San Jose 1, Philadelphia 0

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi notched his fifth shutout of the season Tuesday with a 1-0 blanking of the Philadelphia Flyers.

NHL: Nashville 6, San Jose 2

NASHVILLE, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Colin Wilson and Shea Weber put Nashville ahead quickly Saturday and the Predators rolled over San Jose 6-2.

NHL: San Jose 2, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Patrick Marleau scored both San Jose goals Thursday and Antti Niemi took a shutout into the third period, bringing the Sharks a 2-1 victory over Toronto.

NHL: Columbus 6, San Jose 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Jeff Carter netted his 500th career goal and second hat trick of the season Tuesday in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 6-3 spanking of San Jose.

NHL: Detroit 3, San Jose 2

DETROIT, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Joey MacDonald made 31 saves Sunday and the Detroit Red Wings extended their NHL-record home winning streak to 23 games with a 3-2 victory over San Jose.

NHL: Tampa Bay 6, San Jose 5 (OT)

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Martin St. Louis scored his second goal of the game with 33 seconds to go in overtime Thursday, giving the Tampa Bay Lightning a wild 6-5 victory over San Jose.

NHL: St. Louis 3, San Jose 0

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jaroslav Halak recorded his sixth shutout of the season Sunday, backstopping the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 decision over San Jose.

NHL: San Jose 5, Chicago 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Third-period goals from Benn Ferriero and Jamie McGinny Friday broke open a tie game and brought San Jose a 5-3 victory over Chicago.

NHL: Calgary 4, San Jose 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Olli Jokinen broke a tie with his third goal of the game early in the third period Wednesday, boosting Calgary to a 4-3 win over San Jose.

NHL: Phoenix 5, San Jose 3

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Lauri Korpikoski's second goal of the contest was the game-winner Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-3 victory over San Jose.

NHL: San Jose 6, Columbus 0

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Joe Thornton had two goals and an assist and Antti Niemi had 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season Tuesday to help the San Jose Sharks beat Columbus 6-0.

NHL: San Jose 1, Calgary 0

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Antti Niemi had 25 saves and notched his third shutout of the season Tuesday and the San Jose Sharks beat Calgary 1-0.

NHL: Vancouver 5, San Jose 4

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Cody Hodgson delivered the go-ahead goal during a frantic third period Saturday that saw the Vancouver Canucks emerge with a 5-4 victory over San Jose.

NHL: Ottawa 4, San Jose 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Colin Greening scored twice Thursday and Craig Anderson made 36 saves in bringing the Ottawa Senators a 4-1 win over San Jose.
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Antti Niemi
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi (L) makes a save on a shot by Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron during the shootout at the United Center in Chicago on December 18, 2009. The Blackhawks won 5-4 in a shootout. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Antti Mikko Niemi (born 31 May 1972) is a Finnish football goalkeeper, who is currently a free agent. He has spent much of his career in the UK (both the SPL and Premier League), and in 2008 announced his retirement due to injury. However in 2009 he returned to sign for Premier League club Portsmouth FC although he did not make any appearances before leaving in 2010.

Niemi was born in Oulu, Finland and began his career with HJK Helsinki, where he made over 100 appearances in four years, before transferring to FC Copenhagen in 1995. Impressive performances over the next two years saw a transfer to Scotland with Glasgow club Rangers.

Niemi moved to Edinburgh to join Heart Of Midlothian in December 1999. He became a hero for Hearts fans in the three years he played at Tynecastle. He put in some fantastic performances which helped Hearts maintain their status as one of Scotland's best team outside the Old Firm. Niemi also became famous in Scotland for his fantastic ability to save penalties.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Antti Niemi."
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