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.
For the second straight week, it's a Kyle Brodziak goal taking top honors. Like the week before, the gritty center ended up on the ice after scoring his goal, but the damage was done after his falling backhander found the net.
Brodziak has the chance at a three-peat this week and he didn't even have to fall to the ice to make his goal against Chicago look pretty. Niklas Backstrom is in contention once again thanks to his scrambling double blocker save in Winnipeg. Mikko Koivu's conversion of a pretty Cal Clutterbuck setup that forced overtime against Chicago will round out this week's candidates: