NHL Playoffs: Top 5 goals that lit the lamp 8/2/20

The NHL Playoffs action was hot yesterday and filled with sweet goals for you to enjoy. From buzzer beaters to top shelf beauties, here we go with the top goals from last night’s games.

You can also check out the top goals from 8/1/20 here.

#5 – NHL Playoffs buzzer beater for Colorado Avalanche, Nazem Kadri

The NHL playoffs are just two days old, and already we have an OT goal and a buzzer beater. Watch Nazem Kadri down the Blues with just 0.01 on the clock. Colorado is making a strong case to be the top seed in the West round robin.

#4 – Laser beam time from Philadelphia Flyers, Philippe Myers

The Flyers, Philippe Myers is starting to earn a reputation for his shot. Not only for it being hard, but now deadly accurate. Watch out NHL goalies.

#3 – Michael Grabner goes howling for the Coyotes with a shorty

Michael Grabner is the Lightning McQueen of hockey players. You know the main character from the Pixar movie, Cars. “Speed. I am speed,” is what Grabs probably says before the start of every game. Watch the motor and the finish on this shorthanded goal.

#2 – Cam Atkinson seals the deal for the Columbus Blue Jackets with a wicked wrister

The Blue Jackets won game one against Toronto and this wrister is what did them in. What a shot by Cam Atkinson.

#1 – Auston Matthews scores…NOPE! What a save by

Not all heroes wear capes. And not all goals go in, I guess. Yes, this is supposed to be about top goals, but what would a great goal be without saves like this from Joonas Korpisalo.

NHL Playoffs just got it's top save from Joonas Korpisalo
NHL Playoffs just got it’s top save from Joonas Korpisalo (NHLI/Getty Images)