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 had some struggles as far as wins went. But the week did feature a special comeback that provided two Top Play nominees. Matt Kassian notched his first NHL goal before later taking on another. Devin Setoguchi completed the miracle comeback that Kassian started by scoring the equalizer with just 10 seconds remaining. The final nominee comes from rookie goaltender Matt Hackett, who made his Xcel Energy Center debut and stopped 34 of 36 shots against the Colorado Avalanche. It was one of those 34 saves that has become our third nominee: