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.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury