Vote On Last Week's Top Plays
Monday, 01.09.2012 / 3:29 PM / Minnesota Wild | Features
By Glen Andresen - Manager of Social Media
Week 13: Staubitz Benches Peckham | Week 12: Spurgeon Turns Goalie | Week 11: Koivu Ties It | Week 10: Brodziak's Falling Backhand | Week 9: Brodziak's Triple Effort | Week 8: Bouchard's Pick and Finish | Week 7: Koivu's Individual Effort | Week 6: Clutterbuck's No-Look Setup |Week 5: Latendresse's Handiwork | Week 4: Harding's Blocker Magic | Week 3: Heatley Beats The Clock | Week 2: Cullen's Snipe | Week 1: Heatley's Sick Tip | 2010-2011 Winner: Backstrom gets the skate up
Last week, the winner wasn't a goal or a save that took top honors, but instead a massive hit that Brad Staubitz laid on Edmonton Oiler defenseman Theo Peckham.
This week didn't feature a lot of offense for the good guys, who only played two games since the New Year started. But Josh Harding came up with a stellar pad stop to deny Jannik Hansen in Vancouver. Dany Heatley scored the only goal of the week after a beautiful set up by captain Mikko Koivu. And while he's not in the NHL yet, Wild goaltending prospect Johan Gustafsson came up with one of the biggest save in his country's history as Sweden went on to win their first World Junior Championship gold medal in 31 years: