1:21 PM EST, Wed January 16, 2019
Sportsnet.ca 5 hours ago
5 things we learned in NHL: Niemi enters Canadiens record books

5 things we learned in NHL: Niemi enters Canadiens record books

Antti Niemi set a Canadiens’ franchise record to highlight the four things we learned in the NHL on Tuesday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize 7 hours ago
Recap: Antti Niemi’s 52 saves help Habs to another win

Recap: Antti Niemi’s 52 saves help Habs to another win

Antti Niemi made 52 saves, and Max Domi broke out of his slump in a thrashing of the Panthers. Coming off of one of their biggest wins of the year in Boston on Monday night, the Montreal Canadiens returned home for a meeting with the Florida Panthers. After Carey Price stymied the Bruins, it was Antti Niemi’s turn in net. Niemi was looking for a third straight win after turning in two great showings against the Detroit Red Wings and Dallas Stars, and the Panthers were ripe for the picking. Claude Julien confirmed before the game that there would be no other lineup changes from the group...
The Hockey Writers 7 hours ago

Canadiens Control Panthers – Niemi Makes 52 Saves

MONTREAL — Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan G... The post Canadiens Control Panthers – Niemi Makes 52 Saves appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca 12 hours ago
Niemi’s improbable redemption with Canadiens hits peak in win over Panthers

Niemi’s improbable redemption with Canadiens hits peak in win over Panthers

Antti Niemi turned in one of the greatest goaltending performances in Montreal Canadiens history Tuesday, leaving fans chanting his name at the Bell Centre. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Montreal Gazette 13 hours ago

Antti Niemi's heroics lead Canadiens past Panthers at Bell Centre

Backup goalie makes the most of a rare chance to play in front of a raucous home crowd, making a career-high 52 saves in the win.
Montreal Gazette 13 hours ago

In the Habs' Room: Antti Niemi wins over euphoric Bell Centre crowd

Backup goalie says he was so focused during his 52-save performance against the Panthers, he couldn't hear them chanting his name.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

Niemi makes 52 saves, Canadiens stop Panthers 5-1

Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

Panthers end road trip with another loss as Florida drops seventh straight game

Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal in the second of back-to-back...
Sportsnet.ca 14 hours ago
Niemi has 52 saves, Canadiens extend streak with win over Panthers

Niemi has 52 saves, Canadiens extend streak with win over Panthers

Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News 14 hours ago
Niemi has career-high 52 saves as Habs roll to 3rd straight win

Niemi has career-high 52 saves as Habs roll to 3rd straight win

Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Eyes On The Prize 14 hours ago
TSM: Antti Niemi steals the show

TSM: Antti Niemi steals the show

With 52 saves on the night, Antti Niemi was the key to the Habs’ victory For our new readers and members, the Top Six Minutes is a continuation of the discussion in the game thread. We try to keep it light and entertaining. Full recaps are up the morning after every game. First Period Look, I’m not saying I’m a homer, but listening to ‘away’ feeds might be the worst thing ever Niemi looking good so far Over five minutes in and the Habs have yet to get a SOG...so...it’s going to be one of those nights I guess Canadiens - for the life of them - cannot gain the zone Seven...
Montreal Gazette 15 hours ago

Liveblog: Niemi spectacular in 5-1 win over Florida

Antti Niemi stole this one with a virtuoso, 52-save performance. Fellow Finn Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored a beauty to put it away in the third period before Brendan Gallagher’s empty-netter. The second period was 29 seconds old when Shea Weber’s power-play blast tied the game at 1-1. Ten minutes later, Phillip Danault beat James Reimer with a […]
Sportsnet.ca 17 hours ago
Hoffman fools Niemi with filthy deke after Panthers steal puck

Hoffman fools Niemi with filthy deke after Panthers steal puck

Watch as Mike Hoffman completely fools Antti Niemi with an amazing deke to give the Florida Panthers a 1-0 lead over the Montreal Canadiens. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Montreal Gazette 17 hours ago

Canadiens Game Day: Antti Niemi plays like an '$85-million goalie'

Makes 52 saves — one short of tying Habs record — in 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers at the Bell Centre.
Montreal Gazette Jan 8, 2019

About last night … Canadiens edge Wings 3-2

The Canadiens needed a W, and they got one. It wasn’t easy. The third period was a vintage nail biter, but the Canadiens survived. Two heroes: • Coming off his last start – a super-human 45-save win on New Year’s eve in Dallas – Antti Niemi was merely excellent in Detroit. Carey Price’s understudy made […]

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