Antero Niittymaki
Birth Date:June 18, 1980 (34 years old)
Place of Birth:Turku, FIN
Catches:L
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 1998 (6/168).
Scouting Report
Assets: Displays a calm demeanor at all times and plays with a lot of poise in the crease. Can make spectacular saves at key moments of a hockey game. Can get red-hot in goal.
Flaws: Relies a lot on positioning and reflexes, because he sometimes plays smaller than his 6-1 frame in the net. Is prone to inconsistency. Injuries are also a factor.
Career Potential: Inconsistet but talented veteran goaltender.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL Jack Butterfield Trophy 2004-05
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2006 (Finland)
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2010 (Finland)

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