Each week NHL.com wants you, the fan, to vote on the best plays of the week. We'll select the top goal, save and hit and you get to decide which of those three plays is the best of all. There is really no wrong answer here, but we want to know what you think. Which of these amazing plays do you think is the best? Vote now and feel free to comment on the plays as well.
On Sunday, Capitals winger Troy Brouwer crunched Philadelphia defenseman Erik Gustafsson with enough impact near the Flyers bench to open their bench door.
In Tuesday's Rangers-Devils game, New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped Devils winger David Clarkson on a takeaway. However, Clarkson recovered the puck, quickly skated around the back of the net and was denied twice by a sprawling Lundqvist stick and glove save.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season