Antti Niemi let in three goals on 28 shots in San Jose's 5-1 loss to Los Angeles in Game 7 of their first round playoff series on Wednesday night.
Antti Niemi is expected to start in Game 7 on Wednesday.
The biggest question going into Wednesday night's trio of Game 7's is who will get the start in the Sharks' goal, as both Antti Niemi and Alex Stalock have struggled through Games 4, 5 and 6.
Antti Niemi was pulled in Game 5 against the Kings, the second straight time he's been yanked in the first-round series.
Antti Niemi isn't overly concerned after being pulled from Game 4 on Thursday.
Antti Niemi allowed five goals on 26 shots in San Jose's 6-3 loss to Los Angeles in Game 4 of their first round playoff series.
Antti Niemi stopped 28 of 31 shots in San Jose's 4-3 overtime win past Los Angeles Wednesday night in Game 3 of the playoff series.
Antti Niemi turned aside 24 of the 26 shots he faced as he and the San Jose Sharks crushed the visiting Los Angeles Kings 7-2 Sunday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
San Jose goalie Antti Niemi needed only 18 seconds Thursday to show that he was on his game.
Antti Niemi turned aside 31 of 34 shots in San Jose's 6-3 win over Los Angeles Thursday night.
Antti Niemi will start in Game 1 against Los Angeles.
The San Jose Sharks aren't naming their starting goaltender for Game 1.
San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the San Jose Sharks record a 3-2 victory against the Coyotes in Phoenix Saturday night.
Antti Niemi let in three goals on only 19 shots in San Jose's 5-2 loss to Anaheim Wednesday night.