Fantasy Recap: May 1
By CHRIS NICHOLS -- SLAM! Sports
Calgary 1 Detroit 0 (Calgary leads series 3-2)
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 31 shots to record his second shutout of the post-season...Craig Conroy's (12GP: 2G, 6A) goal gave him a point in two games in a row after going three without one... Jarome Iginla's (12GP: 6G, 5A) assist stretches his point streak to three games after getting shut down in the first two games in Detroit... After opening the playoffs with three points in the first two Vancouver games, Jordan Leopold has one lone assist in the last ten games... Martin Gelinas had his six-game point streak (4G, 3A) stopped in this game... Brett Hull had six shots in this contest but still went his third straight game without a goal and has one in his last six games... Nick Lidstrom had five shots, but none could beat Kipper... Robert Lang had scored in five of his previous six games (Nine points in the playoffs), but got nadda Saturday... Matt Schneider hasn't gotten a point in six straight games.... After having three points in four games coming into Saturday's game, Shanny was shut out along with all of the Wings... This was the first game of the series where Cujo allowed one goal or less and he still couldn't buy a win.
Colorado 2 San Jose 1 OT (San Jose leads series 3-2)
Joe Sakic has manned up for the Avs, scoring the team's last three goals and adding to his already incredible playoff resume... Teemu Selanne had an outstanding game for Colorado and drew an assist to give him his first point in the past six playoff games... Peter Forsberg went blank for two games after scoring a point in the first seven games, but he picked up an assist on the GWG Saturday... Milan Hejduk has one goal and no assists in his past five games... Alex Tanguay got his first shot in six games and he finally grabbed a point for the first time in five contests... Checking forward Chris Gratton has failed to register a point in the playoffs...Aside from his assist in the first game in San Jose, Adam Foote has been shut out in this series... The well has gone dry for Marek Svatos, who hasn't registered a point against the Sharks... After getting lit up in his first two games of this series, David Aebischer has only let two pucks get by him in the past three matches... After getting 4G, 2A in the first 3GP against the Avs, Patrick Marleau has been blanked for two games... Vinnie Damphousse rang up his playoff totals to ten points in ten games with a goal Saturday... Evgeni Nabokov let in more than one goal for the first time in this series in Game Five, but has still looked outstanding with both his reflexes and positioning.
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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