Elitserien Game Day: 9/16/10

Sodertalje 3 @ Lulea 1
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, Loss, 8/11, 3.09 GAA, .727 sv%
Season totals: 1 GP, 0-1-0, 0 SO, 3.09 GAA, .727 sv%

Ex-NHLer Janne Niinimaa had a goal and an assist to lead Lulea to a 3-1 win over Sodertalje in their Elitserien opener. Lightning prospect goaltender Riku Helenius stopped 8 of the 11 shots he faced for the loss. Sodertalje outshot Lulea 16-11 in the defensive struggle.