Year Ten promises to feature some amazing plays by the boys in green and red, but we want some help in picking the best as the season goes along. Each week, we'll ask fans to vote on their favorite plays from each week of Wild action. At the end of the regular season, the winner from each week will be put into an end of season video, and fans will be asked to select the play of the year.
This week, Backstrom has a good chance to repeat with two of his saves going up against Mr. 1,000, Andrew Brunette. On Tuesday, Backstrom somehow got a skate up in time to knock away a Jack Johnson shootout bid. He showed the same quick feet on Saturday, when he robbed Martin Hanzal with a flash of the left leg pad. The only goal in contention came from Brunette in his 1,001st NHL game, when he went between his own legs and then tapped in the game-winner to beat his former team: