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.
In Week 9, it was Kyle Brodziak's gorgeous rush finished off by a third attempt that finally beat future Hall of Famer, Martin Brodeur.
This week, the Wild once again ran the table to stay atop the NHL with the best record in the League. That means there were plenty of candidates to pick from for the top three.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard's power play snipe past Antti Niemi proved to be the game-winner. Making his first NHL start, Matt Hackett logged his first Top Play nominee by stealing a goal from Anze Kopitar. And Kyle Brodziak scored his first of two goals against Phoenix with a falling backhand effort: