Fantasy Recap: Apr. 30
By CHRIS NICHOLS -- SLAM! Sports
Toronto 3 Philadelphia 1 (Series tied 2-2)
Ed Belfour continued his dominance at home. With the exception of the opening night loss to Ottawa (4 GAA), Belfour has won five straight games and given up only three goals total in that stretch... Brian Leetch kept his streak alive and has assists in six straight games... Bryan McCabe has built on his impressive regular season by notching 2G, 5A in his past 6 GP... Gary Roberts collected his first two points in five games, although he still has not scored in seven games... With a pair of goals Friday, Mats Sundin pushed his playoff totals to seven points in seven games... Darcy Tucker has goals in back-to-back games... Nik Antropov has but two points in 11GP... Robert Esche has now allowed seven goals in his past two games after only giving up 11 in his previous 7GP... Alex Zhamnov (4G, 7A) had recorded a point in every single playoff game until Game Four... Simon Gagne scored his third goal of the post-season... Mark Recchi continues to struggle offensively and has only two points thus far... Aside from his assist in the first game of this series, John LeClair has nadda in the playoffs... After getting a point in the first six playoff games, J.R. has been shut down in the past three... Kim Johnsson was back in action Friday and although he didn't record a point, he's coming off his six-point effort against the Devils in the first round.
In addition to analyzing fantasy hockey for us, Chris also writes a weekly column for ESPN's fantasy hockey section during the regular season and periodically during the rest of the year. He can also be found at Mckeenshockey.com, where his News & Notes section is featured seven days a week through the end of the playoffs.
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