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, the Wild snuck just one game in before taking a break before All-Star Weekend. Fortunately, the Wild posted a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche, and all three Minnesota goals were worthy of Top Play consideration. Justin Falk bagged his first career NHL goal with a snipe on the power play. Dany Heatley buried Kyle Brodziak's behind-the-back centering feed. And Carson McMillan picked a perfect time to come up with his first goal of the season, finishing off a breakaway to score the game-winner: