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NHL Saves of the Week: November 16 – 22

NHL Saves of the Week: November 16 – 22

Week seven of the 2015-2016 NHL season has come and gone, and the amazing saves continue to pile up. This week we were treated to possibly the greatest 3-on-3 overtime save that we’ve seen so far, made by Chicago’s Corey Crawford, and a behind-the-back glove stop by Calgary’s Karri Ramo. Both were incredible, and easy decisions to make the top of the list.

Enjoy those saves and more in the top ten NHL saves of the week for November 16th to 22nd:

#10
Sergei Bobrovsky – Columbus Blue Jackets

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James Neal is pretty dangerous in that spot on the ice, but Bobrovsky handles it!

#9
Cory Schneider – New Jersey Devils

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Burrows couldn’t raise the puck, but credit Schneider for getting something in the way.

#8
Cam Ward – Carolina Hurricanes

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Cam Ward is able to stretch just far enough to make a HUGE glove stop!

#7
James Reimer – Toronto Maple Leafs

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This is a shootout save, but it’s too sweet to leave off the list this week.

#6
Braden Holtby – Washington Capitals

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Holtby keeps his eye on it and rifles the puck away before it crosses the goal line.

#5
Pekka Rinne – Nashville Predators

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Hagelin tries the rarely used clapper-on-a-breakaway technique, but Rinne denies him twice!

#4
Curtis McElhinney – Columbus Blue Jackets

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McElhinney stones Zibanejad at the side of the net after the first shot hits the post.

#3
Frederik Andersen – Anaheim Ducks

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And to think that this was an off game for Andersen!

#2
Karri Ramo – Calgary Flames

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Ramo gets into trouble by being aggressive, but bails himself out in a major way!

#1
Corey Crawford – Chicago Blackhawks

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The best 3-on-3 overtime save of the season? I think so!

About The Author

Greg Balloch

Greg Balloch is a Vancouver-based writer for InGoal Magazine, broadcaster for Sportsnet 650, and goaltending coach. His career began in Hamilton, Ontario with the Junior 'A' Hamilton Red Wings, before moving to Vancouver to cover the Canucks on the radio and work with the Surrey Eagles of the BCHL. A lifelong goaltender, he has been teaching the position for over a decade.

5 Comments

  1. Brian

    I think I would switch ram and Crawford, being a goalie myself I know that Ramos was a little more effort to make that safe out of position flat out twisted finds the puck and bats it away, yeah that should be #1

  2. Gabriel österlund

    HOLTBY on Gryba??

    • Greg Balloch

      That save happened on November 23rd. This article was posted on the 22nd.

      • Justin

        no that was on the 18th vs the wings

        • Clare Austin

          Eric Gryba plays for the Edmonton Oilers.