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Niittymaki makes Finnish Olympic team



Lightning goalie Antero Niitttymaki has made Team Finland for the 2010 Olympics. Niittymaki played a big role in Finland reaching the gold-medal game in the 2006 Olympics in  Turin.

Calgary's Miikka Kiprusoff is expected to be the starting goaltender. Minnesota's Niklas Backstrom is also on the roster.

-- JOE SMITH, Times Staff Writer

[Last modified: Friday, January 29, 2010 12:15am]


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