Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 12/22/11



1st Goat: Niklas Kronwall, Detroit Red Wings
Our top spot goes to another questionable hit, this time by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall. In the 3rd period of the DET-VAN game, Kronwall skates into the Canucks defensive zone and levels Ryan Kessler. When you watch the hit, you'll notice that Kronwall jumped right before contact. Luckily for the both of them, the point of contact wasn't Kessler's head. A phone call could be in store for Kronwall with Shanahan on line one.

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2nd Goat: Dwayne Roloson and Matthieu Garon, Tampa Bay Lightning
This goalie tag team for the Tampa Bay Lightning let in a combined seven goals in their loss to the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks registered 34 shots and had 8 power play opportunities, converting only 2. You know it is going to be a long night when you allow Benn Ferriero to completely come in the blue paint and slam it home - only to have Andrew Desjardins put the Sharks 3rd goal in the same spot on a half wrap around.

Maybe these two should approach Guy Boucher and ask for capable defensemen.

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