Vote On Last Week's Top Plays
Monday, 02.27.2012 / 11:35 AM / Minnesota Wild | Features
By Glen Andresen - Manager of Social Media
Week 20: Rau Fools Thomas | 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's winner went to Eden Prairie's own Chad Rau, who always scores his goals on Hockey Day. His first NHL goal came on Hockey Day Minnesota, but his first Top Play winner came on Hockey Day in America when he blistered a shot past Tim Thomas after looking off teammate Marco Scandella.
This week, the Wild won two of three games, and our three nominees come from the two victories. Erik Christensen shows up for the first time after he undressed Florida's Jose Theodore with a shootout game-winner. Cal Clutterbuck is in contention after taking the puck from behind his own net all the way until he deposited it into the San Jose net. And Matt Cullen will be in contention after his pretty midair tip of a Marco Scandella shot to tie the game against San Jose: