Place of BirthOulu, FIN
Niemela is an offensive defenseman who likes to jump up in the rush and pinch deep into the offensive zone. He possesses decent speed on the rush and through transition, but his skating could use some work. His strides are a bit choppy. His feet and attentive style of play are a draw, and while he can provide a flashy offensive element, he is at his best managing the game, recovering pucks and kic...
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|Jan 5/22||Topi Niemela||23112 – Germany vs. Finland||WJC-20||by Rasmus Tornqvist||View Summary|
|Dec 21/21||Topi Niemela||22950 – Finland vs. Team USA||WJSS||by Mat Sheridan||View Summary|
|Oct 6/20||Topi Niemela||D3350 – 2020 NHL Draft Guide||by FCHockey Staff||View Summary|
|Jul 14/20||Topi Niemela||20754 – Assat vs. Karpat||Liiga||by Dylan Galloway||View Summary|
|Jul 14/20||Topi Niemela||20753 – Karpat U20 vs. TPS U20||Jr. A SM-liiga||by Justin Froese||View Summary|
|Jul 14/20||Topi Niemela||20752 – U18 5 Nations Review||5NT||by Derek Neumeier||View Summary|