|Apr. 5 8:00 AM PT9:00 AM MT10:00 AM CT11:00 AM ET15:00 GMT23:00 8:00 AM MST10:00 AM EST19:00 UAE11:00 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi stopped 24 shots to improve to 17-6-4 against the Coyotes in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win.
Analysis: Niemi had lost his previous three starts and still has a sub-.900 save percentage on the season, so he should never really be a fantasy option.
|Mar. 13 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST20:31 UAE12:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi replaced starter Kari Lehtonen, who allowed three goals on eight shots, and finished with 16 saves for Dallas in Sunday's 5-1 loss to San Jose.
Analysis: This was the second straight game Niemi replaced Lehtonen. The backup goalie has a 4.44 GAA and .833 save percenntage in his last nine games.
|Jan. 27 7:51 AM PT8:51 AM MT9:51 AM CT10:51 AM ET15:51 GMT23:51 8:51 AM MST10:51 AM EST19:51 UAE10:51 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi was pulled Thursday a first period in which he gave up two goals on five shots against Buffalo.
Analysis: Coach Lindy Ruff did say Niemi was sick, but this still doesn't bode well for his future. He was pulled for a third straight start, and this was his first one in nine days. Kari Lehtonen could be emerging as the No. 1 goalie after having split time with Niemi.
|Jan. 17 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)22:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi made 22 saves on 28 shots for Dallas before being replaced in the third period of a 7-6 win over the Rangers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Niemi's start on Saturday lasted just over four minutes, as he was pulled after permitting goals on all three shots he faced against Minnesota.
|Jan. 15 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST21:19 UAE12:19 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi's start on Saturday lasted just over four minutes, as he was pulled after permitting goals on all four shots he faced against Minnesota.
Analysis: Niemi had appeared to turn a corner after starting Dallas' previous two games and stopping 67 of 71 shots. This latest effort is further proof, though, that's he's awfully hard to trust as a fantasy goaltender.
|Jan. 13 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST20:25 UAE11:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi came up with 31 saves to help the Stars to Thursday's 5-2 victory over Detroit.
Analysis: Though Dallas' goaltending situation has routinely been a revolving door over the past two seasons, Niemi seems to have the current edge on Kari Lehtonen after following up a 36-save effort in Tuesday's 2-0 loss at Anaheim with this performance. He now owns a 2.25 GAA and a .933 save percentage over his last seven starts.
|Jan. 11 5:35 AM PT6:35 AM MT7:35 AM CT8:35 AM ET13:35 GMT21:35 6:35 AM MST8:35 AM EST17:35 UAE8:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi stopped 36 shots for the Stars in a 2-0 loss to Anaheim on Tuesday.
Analysis: He has a 3.51 goals-against average while losing his last three starts.
|Jan. 8 7:30 AM PT8:30 AM MT9:30 AM CT10:30 AM ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST19:30 UAE10:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Kari Lehtonen stopped 11 of 14 shots before he was replaced by Niemi midway through Saturday's game. Niemi then allowed the winning goal with 1:54 remaining as the Stars lost 4-3 to the Blues.
Analysis: Niemi is 0-2-1 with a 3.86 GAA and an .855 save percentage in his last four appearances.
|Dec. 17 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET20:53 GMT4:53 1:53 PM MST3:53 PM EST0:53 UAE (+1)15:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi made 31 saves Saturday as the Stars won 3-1 to end the Flyers' 10-game win streak.
Analysis: He has a 1.35 GAA and .959 save percentage over his last three starts.
|Dec. 16 8:07 AM PT9:07 AM MT10:07 AM CT11:07 AM ET16:07 GMT0:07 9:07 AM MST11:07 AM EST20:07 UAE11:07 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi stopped 28 of 29 shots Thursday but it wasn't enough as the Stars lost 2-0 to the Rangers.
Analysis: He fell to 1-2-1 with a 3.00 GAA in his last four starts.
|Dec. 14 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET18:02 GMT2:02 11:02 AM MST1:02 PM EST22:02 UAE13:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi made his first appearance in six games Tuesday and came through with 34 saves in a 6-2 win over the Ducks.
Analysis: Niemi improved to 6-1-1 with a 1.99 goals-against average at home, compared to 0-2-2 with a 5.07 GAA on the road. The Stars kicked off a five-game homestand Tuesday.
|Dec. 1 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST7:09 UAE (+1)22:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi struggled again Thursday, allowing five goals on 39 shots in a 6-2 loss to the Penguins.
Analysis: He gave up four goals on 31 shots in an overtime loss Monday.
|Nov. 26 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST21:01 UAE12:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi played well again Friday when he stopped 30 shots in a 2-1 win over the Canucks.
Analysis: Niemi has gone 2-0-1 with a 1.65 goals-against average in his last three starts.
|Nov. 16 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET17:52 GMT1:52 10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST21:52 UAE12:52 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi made 31 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Devils.
Analysis: Niemi got his first start since Nov. 5 against Chicago after Kari Lehtonen had started three straight. It appears the two will continue to split time in net.
|Nov. 1 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST5:13 UAE (+1)21:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi allowed a tying power-play goal with 16 seconds left in the third period and a goal 46 seconds into overtime in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Analysis: He's lost his last two starts behind a 3.62 GAA.
|Oct. 26 7:31 AM PT8:31 AM MT9:31 AM CT10:31 AM ET14:31 GMT22:31 7:31 AM MST9:31 AM EST18:31 UAE10:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Niemi was sharp in Dallas' 3-2 win over Winnipeg on Tuesday, turning aside 28 of 30 shots.
Analysis: Niemi will continue to split work with Kari Lehtonen, though this performance could earn him the nod again when the Stars visit Winnipeg on Thursday. Lehtonen started three straight games after Niemi permitted five goals in 27 minutes in the Stars' loss to Colorado on Oct. 15.
|Oct. 14 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST20:40 UAE12:40 ET13:40 BRT - Niemi's 33 saves helped the Stars open their season with a 4-2 victory over visiting Anaheim on Thursday.
Analysis: Dallas' goaltending situation was a revolving door between Niemi and Kari Lehtonen last season, making neither an overly desirable fantasy choice. Having gotten the nod in the opener and then playing well, Niemi appears to be the more preferable option right now.
We had an impromptu visit from Peter King from SI / MMQB to our Fenway Studios and decided to talk some NFL and Patriots with him.
Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency
Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.
Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.
Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.
Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox left fielder, who had five hits in the Sox win in Baltimore.
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts after he provided the big hit in the 10th inning driving in 3 runs as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-1. Mookie talks about playing behind a pitcher like Chris Sale, and the amount of strikeouts from Sale lightens his work in the outfield.
In the final hour Christian talks about the Celtics and their poor performance and how they can not let a player like Rondo beat them. The Aaron Hernandez saga in Christian's opinion is similar to a TV show. In the late night low light a mystic has predicted that WW3 will be starting in a few weeks and Christian wonders how do you become a mystic and can you make a career out of it.
Hour 4. While discussing what kind of music Aaron Hernandez may have liked, the guys realize they hate musicals. Robert Kennedy Jr. has voice spasms. The week ends with a tragedy.
Hour 3. A game by game breakdown of the Patriots schedule. Kirk has the Patriots losing 12 games. There is breaking news that Hernandez left a note for his gay jailhouse lover.
Hour 2. Mut, Gerry, and Kirk compare LeBron to Bird. Is he the second best player of all-time if he wins a fourth title? Headlines with Kirk features sound from “Hot Chocolate.” Rear Admiral broke down the B’s playoff series with Arcand.
HOUR - The last hour of the show was all over the place as the guys did a dry rehearsal of a wacky video they're supposed to record next week. They also look at the biggest games in the NFL next year, and Fauria rips off "Keefer Madness" with his "Fauria Euphoria."
HOUR 3 - The guys get into expectations for the Celtics who are down 2-0 to the Rajon Rondo-less Bulls. They also wonder how much the Celtics are listening to Brad Stevens. Christian is excited for Caitlyn Jenner's nude spread.
HOUR 2 - News breaks that Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb. Rondo was dynamite in game 2. The guys discuss whether or not the Celtics now stand a chance.
Last two hours focused on our winter teams as they struggle in their first round match-ups.
Finish out the week on Freestyle Friday talking mostly about the Aaron Hernandez suicide and how it will affect his family in hour #2.
Hour One of freestyle Friday focused mostly on the Celtics and their matchup vs the now Rondo-less Bulls.
Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.
Kirk Minihane, future radio hall of famer, sits down with current radio hall of famer Howie Carr. Kirk and Howie talk about Howie's latest book Kennedy Babylon. If you like famous people engaging in sex scandals, hard drug taking, and murder this is the podcast for you. Its a fascinating look at Boston's most famous family and the problems that took the family down.
Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.
Ben sits down with Diego Fagundez to talk about Diego's rise through the ranks of the academy, his accomplishment of reaching 10,000 minutes as a homegrown player, and how he has evolved his game.
Rich and Ben discuss the Celtics poor performances in Games 1 & 2, how we have to change our predictions, Rajon Rondo's thumb injury, and who is to blame for the terrible start to the series.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis recap the entire week of K&C shows in one mega Friday edition
Michele McPhee joins Kirk, Gerry, and Alex to talk about Hernandez’s suicide and the accusation that she may have contributed to his suicide.More from this show
Hour 3. A game by game breakdown of the Patriots schedule. Kirk has the Patriots losing 12 games. There is breaking news that Hernandez left a note for his gay jailhouse lover.More from this show
Hour 4. While discussing what kind of music Aaron Hernandez may have liked, the guys realize they hate musicals. Robert Kennedy Jr. has voice spasms. The week ends with a tragedy.More from this show
Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.More from this show
Mustard & Johnson are joined by Ron Borges to discuss his Aaron Hernandez piece in Rolling Stone.More from this show