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Greatest Moment of 2013-14 Round 2: Varly makes the save sans mask vs. MacK's first goal

You've got another tough choice ahead of you: Vezina-worthy performance or a rookie making his mark.

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Varly Makes the Save Sans Mask (5)

Semyon Varlamov is an extraordinarily talented goalie. He also has some Roy-like fire in him. Despite a broken mask and errant stick, Varly stays in the play and makes the save to keep his team up by two. Phoenix just didn't have a chance.


MacK’s First Goal (10)

It only took five games for Nathan MacKinnon to score his first NHL goal. Of course, he'd already been producing at a point-per-game pace, so who was even surprised? Still, the first goal is always a special one, and MacK didn't disappoint on his. This wasn't a fluke, it didn't go in off of a skate (no offense, Landy), and it wasn't his only point that night. The goal showed clearly the vision and innate talent of the rookie, and things only got better from there. The Avs would go on to beat the Capitals 5-1 in this game, hinting at the season to come.