Throughout the NHL season, there are moments that stand out as being truly unique. Whether that’s a spectacular performance, a thrilling comeback, an unforgettable finish, or all of the above, it only takes a few split seconds to create memories that last a lifetime.

Here at DRW Social Media, we are breaking down the ‘Top 11 games of the 2010-11 season.’ This list features many of your favorites, like Game 6, the Franzen Five and the captain’s first hat trick.

October 23, 2010
Red Wings 5, Ducks 4

The Red Wings battled back from 3-1 and 4-3 deficits, capping off a 5-4 win when Pavel Datsyuk scored with 12 seconds left in the third period. It also marked the second time in two weeks that Datsyuk had been a thorn in the Ducks side, pulling off a Gordie Howe hat-trick on opening night.

Henrik Zetterberg had two goals and two assists, and Nick Lidstrom had three assists to move ahead of Denis Potvin for sixth on the NHL’s career scoring list for defensemen.

1st – Henrik Zetterberg
2nd – Pavel Datsyuk
3rd – Curtis McElhinney