Fantasy Hockey POTN (5/13)
Also, Joe Thornton was very solid tonight with a key assist but there was one guy who answered all the critics and no it was not Patrick Marleau (who scored the Game Winner). Ironically, our choice was the same as our Game 6 winner.
Tonight’s nod err Fantasy POTN is none other than Antti Niemi. He stopped 38 of 40 and took the best that Detroit could dish out. The Red Wings piled on a ton of shots in the last two periods along with many quality scoring chances and head hunters along the way. Niemi was the reason San Jose ultimately found a way to win. Someone had to hold the lead and this goalie is one who just finds a way. Here is a little video evidence for the masses…..