Last year, Wild.com wanted help from our fans in the State of Hockey and beyond to help us select the Top Play of the Year. To do so, we needed you to pick the Top Plays each week, so we could pit them against each other in the offseason in a single-elimination tournament. We had so much fun, we're going to do it again this year.
This week, Wild went 1-2-0, but the top play candidates actually all came in losses. Against the Edmonton Oilers, Pierre-Marc Bouchard pulled off one of those individual efforts we love so much with a pickpocket of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and a pretty finish. Cal Clutterbuck has one of his two goals in the week in contention after he finished off a perfect setup by Koivu. At the other end, Josh Harding has not one, but two consecutive saves to steal a goal from Calgary's Jarome Iginla: