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.
GAME EIGHT – TWENTY STRAIGHT
April 2, 2011
Red Wings 4, Predators 3 (OT)
Nashville jumped out to a 3-0 lead in front of their home crowd on goals by Ryan Suter, Martin Erat and Sergei Kostitsyn. That may have rattled some clubs, but these Red Wings turned the comeback into an art form.
Justin Abdelkader scored a pair of goals, including the game-tying goal 3:59 into the third period. And Danny Cleary scored the game-winner in overtime, his 25th of the season, to send the Red Wings to the playoffs for a 20th straight season.
1st – Justin Abdelkader
2nd – Danny Cleary
3rd – Ryan Suter