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Analyst: Niemi the main man for Hawks

Updated: February 16, 2010, 9:48 AM ET
ESPNChicago.com

As the Hawks break for the Olympics, the debate about who will be in goal for the playoffs has become a topic of conversation.

Hockey analyst Steve Konroyd, speaking on ESPN 1000's "Afternoon Saloon" on Monday, said goaltender Antti Niemi seems to be the preferred choice for coach Joel Quenneville. Niemi backstopped the Hawks to consecutive 5-4 shootout wins over the weekend. Niemi has also started the past four games, including the weekend's tough night/day turnaround, when the ...

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