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San Jose Sharks: Niemi Is No Antti-Dote for the Sharks

The NHL offseason took another stirring turn this week, when Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Antti Niemi was awarded $2.75 million for the upcoming season in restricted free agent arbitration.

The San Jose Sharks had already forced the Blackhawks to commit upwards of $3 million this coming season to keep defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in Chicago. With the team already in cap trouble, the award was simply too high for the Blackhawks. They subsequently released Niemi, making him an unrestricted free agent.

The truly baffling part was that they turned immediately to free agent goaltender Marty Turco and signed him for a paltry $1.3 million. With the ...

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