36-Year-Old Right Wing – Free Agent
Ville Nieminen Contract Information:
Signed a one-year deal with the Rangers in August, 2005. Terms undisclosed. Unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2007.
Nieminen will not be suspended for his controversial hit on Brett Lebda on Saturday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Ville Nieminen.
A hustler and energy player, but there's not enough offensive talent to give him a spot on the top two lines. Unless your pool is jumbo sized, you need to shoot for a higher upside.
Signed to add competition to training camp, Nieminen is a journeyman veteran that has played on the Avs, Penguins, Flames and Blackhawks. If Nieminen makes the Rangers roster this season, his role is somewhat unclear at the moment; however donít expect anything more than a third or fourth-line cog that will occasionally get a DNP.