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NHL Video: Top 10 Plays for Saturday Mar. 9, 2013

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With ten games on tap for Saturday there were tons of plays that could have made our Top 10 but these are the ones that we deemed worthy.

#10

Shawn Thornton takes on Zac Rinaldo – Thornton took exception to a hit that Rinaldo put on his teammate Johnny Boychuk leading to these knuckle sandwiches being thrown.

#9

Chris Terry’s first career goal – With mom and dad sitting up in the stands Terry’s first NHL goal sure gave them something to cheer for.

 

#8

Phil Kessel ties the game – The Leafs came back from being down most of the game to get a Kessel goal in the 3rd to tie the score late in the period.

#7

Cody Franson putting Sidney Crosby into the boards – He may have just been sliding over to block a shot but Franson tripped up Crosby causing him to crash into the boards earning our No. 7 play of the night.

 

#6

Ilya Kovalchuk‘s shorthanded breakaway goal – With his team’s first goal of the game Kovalchuk blocked a shot and then took it all the way to the other end of the ice putting in the shorthanded goal.

 

#5

Alex Semin’s goal – It was the first goal of the game between the Hurricanes and Devils and it was a beauty.

 

#4

Oliver Ekman-Larsson‘s spin-o-rama leads to goal – After just coming off the bench on a change OEL puts a move on the Dallas forward that leads to Shane Doan getting the goal.

 

#3

Matt Cullen’s shootout goal – After Mikko Koivu scores on his attempt Cullen comes up next making it look easy and winning the game for the Wild.

#2

Milan Lucic’s no look behind the back pass to Tyler Seguin – Lucic starts the first period scoring frenzy of the Bruins making this fancy pass to Seguin for the goal.

 

#1

Dan Ellis’ huge sprawling save on Tom Kostopoulos – The Devils had been pressing to get within one of the Hurricanes but Ellis stopped that from happening with this highlight of the night and our No. 1 play of the day.

 

Let me know if you agree with the Top 10 or what your top plays would have been