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The big Finnish defender has an absolute rocket of a shot and uses it effectively on the PP. Niemi has good puck skills and hockey sense that allow him to be a major contributor to the offensive game. He is willing to play a physical game along the boards and will also throw an open ice hit now and then. Niemi makes a good first pass and plays a strong transition game. Defensively he needs to work...
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|Jun 20/08||Jyri Niemi||2008 NHL Draft Guide||by FC Staff||View Summary|