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Facebook 5 Top Play of the Week: Mitchell's Goal

by Sarah Peters / San Jose Sharks

Facebook 5 is a weekly segment where San Jose Sharks Facebook Fans vote on the Top Plays from the previous week. To see the weekly Facebook 5 Top Plays and to vote on your favorite play, click here. Here is this week’s Facebook 5 Top Play as voted on by San Jose Sharks Facebook Fans.

FACEBOOK 5 TOP PLAY: TORREY MITCHELL'S TIMELY GOAL VS DALLAS - MARCH 8, 2012

This week's Facebook 5 Top Play winner with 64% of the fan votes was Torrey Mitchell's buzzer beater with two seconds left at the end of the first period. With time winding down, Mitchell intercepted the puck at the midline and turned the Stars defender inside out for a beautiful goal. Mitchell has a knack for scoring timely goals, as five of his eight goals this season have come in the final minutes of a period (19:58 vs DAL, 18:43 vs WSH, 17:57 vs DAL, 18:18 vs DET, 18:39 vs MIN).


Here are the other Facebook 5 Plays from this week and the percent of fan votes each received:

Logan Couture's 30th Goal vs Calgary - 3/13/2012 -
16% of fan votes



Logan Couture's Save vs Calgary - 3/13/2012 - 11% of fan votes



Torrey Mitchell's Early Strike vs Edmonton- 3/12/2012 - 6% of fan votes



Joe Thornton's Power Play Goal vs Edmonton - 3/12/2012 - 3% of fan votes



Click here to see past Facebook 5 Top Plays >>



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