Niemi, Howard Have Heavy Workloads

Source: Kevin Kurz | Jan 5th 2012, 9:39pm EST

Here's a decent piece from Kevin Kurz about the hefty workloads for Antti Niemi, compared to Jimmy Howard:

"In each of the last two days, McLellan has compared Niemi to a goaltender that is plenty familiar to the Sharks and their fans, the Red Wings\' Jimmy Howard. Howard and Niemi play their best hockey when they are in the net over, and over, and over again according to McLellan."