Thread: Confirmed with Link: Antero Niittymaki hired as scout
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06-06-2013, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by bobbyboucher24 View Post
I had a beer years ago with Neil Little when both he and Niitty and Pitkanen were with the Phantoms. I asked Neil if he agreed Joni was our best prospect at the time and he disagreed, flat out gushing over Antero. Was convinced he was going to be a star.
To be fair, Niitty wasn't utilized very well here. He had a great start to his career, but then 06-07 happened. Hip problems were the real killer though.

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