Vote On Last Week's Top Plays
Monday, 02.20.2012 / 9:52 AM CT / Minnesota Wild | Features
By Glen Andresen - Manager of Social Media
Week 19: Koivu To Seto In The Slot | Week 18: Heatley Connects In Midair | Week 17: McMillan Finishes the Break | Week 16: Brodziak Finishes Passing Display | Week 15: Clutterbuck Scores For Jabs | Week 14: Gustafsson's Golden Save | 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, Devin Setoguchi had two of the three plays that were nominated, and sure enough, it was one of his goals that took top honors. Of course, a lot of the credit has to go to Mikko Koivu, who made a perfect pass to set up the tally.
The Wild finished off this past week with a big win over the Boston Bruins, and two of our nominees this week will come from that game. But Setoguchi has another goal in contention, and once again it comes after a perfect setup from Koivu. He'll be up against Eden Prairie's Chad Rau, who fooled Tim Thomas by looking off Marco Scandella before going top cheese. And then there was Niklas Backstrom, who put up 48 saves in the win over Boston, but his robbery of Milan Lucic's shot was easily his best: