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NHL Saves of the Week: November 17 – 23

NHL Saves of the Week: November 17 – 23

This week’s top saves feature a few unlikely contributors in Colorado’s Calvin Pickard and Edmonton’s Ben Scrivens in the midst of a tough week for the Oilers. It also features saves from some of the goalies you would expect, like Pekka Rinne and Jonathan Quick, who both continue to dominate the 2014-2015 season. Check it out!

#10
Ondrej Pavelec – Winnipeg Jets

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Ondrej Pavelec barely misses intercepting the pass, and stretches to get his left leg on it.

 #9
Steve Mason – Philadelphia Flyers

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Steve Mason continues to make other full right goaltenders proud by flashing the leather

 #8
Cory Schneider – New Jersey Devils

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Cory Schneider may be tired from starting 20 games in a row, but he fights until the final buzzer

 #7
Roberto Luongo – Florida Panthers

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There have been plenty of windmill glove saves on these lists, but Luongo brings out the first windmill blocker save of the season. In overtime!

 #6
Cory Schneider – New Jersey Devils

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Cory Schneider stunned his former fans in Winnipeg with an absolutely incredible full-split save

 #5

Corey Crawford – Chicago Blackhawks

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It’s deflected in front, but that doesn’t stop Corey Crawford from gloving it

 #4
Ben Scrivens – Edmonton Oilers

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Fantastic edgework from Ben Scrivens to push across and rob Kevin Bieksa of a sure goal

 #3
Calvin Pickard – Colorado Avalanche

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Calvin Pickard came in relief and helped spark an Avs comeback with this goal line save

#2
Pekka Rinne – Nashville Predators

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Pekka Rinne continues to build his case for the Vezina Trophy with this beautiful paddle save

 #1
Jonathan Quick – Los Angeles Kings

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Lindholm thought he had tied the game with 1:30 left in the 3rd, but Quick saves the day for the Kings. This is what goaltending is all about!

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.