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.
Last week's winner didn't come from an actual Wild player, but it did come from a Wild prospect. And that was good enough for us. Johan Gustafsson's clutch save that helped Team Sweden capture a gold medal at the World Junior Championships was last week's winner.
This week, all of the nominees were performed by players currently wearing the green and red jerseys. Cal Clutterbuck split two San Jose Sharks before tucking in a goal after telling Jack Jablonski the day before that he's score one for him. Nick Johnson may not have promised a goal, but he did find the twine from the same spot that Clutterbuck did, so he's in. And then there's Josh Harding's lunging glove save against St. Louis that was just the most amazing of his 47 amazing stops: