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PLAYS OF THE WEEK

Snickers Plays of the Year - Round 1, Game O

Wednesday, 04.05.2011 / 11:00 AM / Plays of the Week
By edmontonoilers.com staff
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Snickers Plays of the Year - Round 1, Game O
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Each week during this past season, edmontonoilers.com reviewed all the top goals and saves and put the vote to you the fans for the top play for the week. Those plays are back as the top 32 plays face off in head-to-head competition until a winner is ultimately determined. We will regularly put two plays up against one another and it's up to you to decide which one will advance on to the next round.


VOTING IS NOW CLOSED: Gagner (72%) def. Dubnyk (28%)

Gagner's Drive & Persistence

Dustin Penner collects the puck in the high slot, where he then makes an excellent soft-area pass to a forgotten Sam Gagner down low. The 21-year-old makes a few moves before placing a shot on Antero Niittymaki.

The initial attempt is turned aside, but Gagner follows his rebound and, despite being off-balance, reaches around the sprawling netminder to notch his sixth tally of the 2010-11 season.

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Dubnyk's Late Save

With the Oilers up 1-0 late in the third period vs. Detroit, a last-minute flurry from the Red Wings generated several scoring chances for the home side. Devan Dubnyk comes up big, making several stops to help preserve the score at the time.

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Author: edmontonoilers.com staff