May 2010


Viagra 50 mg IF the NFL can award the 2014 Super Bowl to a cold weather venue, viagra 50 mg then the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders can make a trade. Viagra 50 mg The Blueshirts acquired 19-year0old defenseman Jyri Niemi from the islanders in exchange for a 2010 sixth round draft pick. Viagra 50 mg The trade is the first one between the two New York teams since November 14, viagra 50 mg 1972 when the Rangers sent RW Ron Stewart to the Islanders for cash.

Viagra 50 mg The 6-foot-3 and 210-pound blueliner was the Islanders third round draft pick (72nd overall) in the 2008 NHL Draft (three spots ahead of Rangers third rounder Evgeny Grachev). Viagra 50 mg The Islanders were forced to deal Niemi because they were unable to sign him and would have lost all rights to him as of June 1. Viagra 50 mg Perhaps the Islanders were concerned about signability because Niemi was a second round selection of SKA St. Viagra 50 mg Petersburg in the 2009 KHL Junior Draft

Viagra 50 mg Niemi has signed an entry level contract with the Rangers and is expected to participate in the Rangers’ annual Prospect Development Camp that will follow this year’s Draft.

Viagra 50 mg Back in 2008, viagra 50 mg NHL’s Central Scouting rated Niemi as the 25th best North American skater.

Viagra 50 mg Central Scouting’s Director E.J. Viagra 50 mg McGuire said of Niemi, viagra 50 mg “Jyri is adjusting well to the North American game. Viagra 50 mg He has good poise and stickhandling ability from the back end. Viagra 50 mg He quarterbacks the power-play, viagra 50 mg with a heavy shot from the point. Viagra 50 mg He has an offensive flare to his game and is an entertaining player to watch.”

Viagra 50 mg McGuire continued his assessment of the Hameenkyro, viagra 50 mg Finland native, viagra 50 mg “More dependability in the defensive zone will guarantee that he projects into a number three or four defenseman in the League, viagra 50 mg with the potential to be a one-two defenseman.”

Viagra 50 mg Niemi, viagra 50 mg who turns 20 on June 15, viagra 50 mg spent the last three seasons playing with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL. Viagra 50 mg The defenseman has battled various injuries that limited him to 159 games (29 goals and 66 assists) in Junior career. Viagra 50 mg During his draft season of 2007-2008, viagra 50 mg Niemi battled wrist and foot issues and eventually has hip surgery – which might have caused him to drop into the third round.

Viagra 50 mg While Niemi might have problems with the injury bug, viagra 50 mg he has no problem showing off a blistering slapshot. Viagra 50 mg He won the hardest shot competition at the 2008 CHL Prospect Game (97 mph). Viagra 50 mg Prior to joining Saskatoon, viagra 50 mg Niemi played for HPK Hameenlinna in Finland’s Junior League.

Viagra 50 mg He is no stranger to international hockey as he has represented Finland in various international tournaments including captaining Finland in the U-20 World Junior Championships.

Viagra 50 mg The International Scouting Service (ISS) rated him as the 65th best player. Viagra 50 mg Here is what they wrote about him in their 2008 Draft Preview.

Viagra 50 mg “Niemi is an offensively gifted d-man who has a canon for a shot. Viagra 50 mg He put up good numbers for Saskatoon and moves the puck well. Viagra 50 mg He is a power play specialist but is improving in 5 on 5 play as well. Viagra 50 mg Players are starting to shy away from getting in to the path of his slap shot that has become even more accurate. Viagra 50 mg Needs to add some toughness to his play and consistency in the d-zone. Viagra 50 mg His passing ability is improving as well.”
The youngster still has some work to do on the defensive end, viagra 50 mg but he does have a bit of an excuse. Viagra 50 mg Much like Rangers rookie defenseman Matt Gilroy, viagra 50 mg Niemi began his career as a forward before being shifted to defense – a switch that was explained in his Central Scouting report.

Viagra 50 mg “Four years ago, viagra 50 mg my coach told me to be a defenseman because I was big, viagra 50 mg could skate backwards and forwards – he told me that I’m a new defenseman. Viagra 50 mg As I heard it and left the rink, viagra 50 mg I thought, viagra 50 mg ‘no way’.”

Viagra 50 mg The official New York Rangers press release included the following statement from their newest blueliner.

Viagra 50 mg “This has been a great day for me, viagra 50 mg” Niemi said in a phone interview from Finland on Tuesday night. Viagra 50 mg “This is something that I’ve been looking forward to for years — to get a chance to be part of an NHL organization, viagra 50 mg and I couldn’t be more happy right now. Viagra 50 mg I’m just looking forward to joining the team and meeting all the guys.”

Viagra 50 mg While one defenseman joins the Rangers organization, viagra 50 mg another one is departing after one year. Viagra 50 mg Finnish blueliner Ilkka Heikkinen signed with HC Sibir Novosibirsk of the KHL. Viagra 50 mg Reports say the Rangers were offering a two-way contract, viagra 50 mg but Heikkinen had expressed his desire to return to Europe rather than spend another season in the AHL.

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