Antti Niemi

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Birthday
29, 1983
Birthplace
Vantaa, Finland
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Vantaa, Finland

About

Became the first Finnish goalkeeper to win a Stanley Cup after helping lead the Chicago Blackhawks to victory in 2010. He signed with the San Jose Sharks after the 2010 season and won 30-plus games with the Sharks three of the next four years before a 2015 trade sent him to the Dallas Stars.

Before Fame

He began his professional career with the Pelicans of the Finnish Elite League in 2005.

Trivia

He earned the nickname "Nemo" during his time with the Sharks.

Family Life

He was born in Vantaa, Finland. He married Jonna Niemi in 2009.

Associated With

Jonathan Toews captained the Blackhawks to a Stanley Cup Championship in 2010.