Sometimes, no matter how great a save may be, a goaltender needs a little help from the rest of his teammates. That’s exactly what happened Monday night after Sharks netminder Antti Niemi robbed Senators winger Alex Chiasson.
Niemi, whose future in San Jose is uncertain, added a clip to his free agent highlight reel with a post-to-post save on Chiasson that showcased his flexibility. With Ottawa up 1-0 nearing the midway mark of the second period, Niemi robbed Chiasson with his right pad on what was a huge chance. However, after the stop, the puck flipped up and over Niemi, but failed to cross the line thanks to a last-second effort from Sharks winger Tommy Wingels: Read more