He allowed 4 in game 2. In his bounce-back game 3 he allowed 4 goals in 21 minutes and was pulled. He allowed 3 goals in game 4. 4 in game 5.
Niemi CAN bounce back, but anyone with two eyes can see he's exhausted. He looks like Quick in the playoffs last season.
It was only 3 last night, but I agree with you fully. The Sharks just seem to like letting goalies play as much as they want, when clearly it burns them out for the postseason. Look at Luongo, same deal he's going through.