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by Paul on 07/10/09 at 12:05 PM ET
via TBLightning Twitter,
Tampa Bay Lightning have signed former Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Antero Niittymaki.
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent goaltender Antero Niittymaki today, Executive Vice President and General Manager Brian Lawton announced.
“We fully recognized the need to add an experienced back-up goaltender this summer and today we feel we’ve accomplished that goal,” Lawton said. “Not only is Antero already an established number two in the NHL who can steal games, but we feel he is very capable of working with Mike Smith to give us a formidable 1-2 punch in goal.”
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