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Antero Niittymaki
Antero Niittymaki
Goaltender
((nih-tih-MA-kee, AN-tehr-oh))
Number: 30
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Catches: Left
Born: Jun 18, 1980
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
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Drafted: PHI / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (168th overall)


Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2005) Olympic All-Star Team (2006) Olympics Best Goaltender (2006) Olympics MVP (2006) Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 10, 2009. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), August 20, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, April 12, 2013.