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NHL Play of the Year Showdown: Tropp vs. Kadri

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TSN.ca Staff
5/2/2014 12:23:52 PM
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TSN.ca's NHL Play of the Year showdown continues today with two great dangles.

The 15th match-up of the Round of 32 sees Corey Tropp go it alone, while Nazem Kadri victimizes a defender to set up a goal.

Tropp's individual effort makes one of the game's top rookie defenders look very human.

The Blue Jackets forward takes a cross-ice pass from Boone Jenner and bears down one-on-one against the Penguins' Olli Maatta. He two-drags right around the big Finn and cuts to the net. He then throws another backhand-forehand deke on Jeff Zatkoff to set up the easy goal along the ice.

Kadri doesn't get the finish, but the set-up is a thing of beauty.

The Leafs centre sees a challenge coming from Montreal defender Alexei Emelin and absolutely inside-outs the Russian blueliner. Drawing Carey Price's attention with a drive to the net, Kadri slides the puck cross-ice and finds Cody Franson streaking in for the one-time tap-in.

You can watch the highlights and make your decision here (http://poy.tsn.ca). Every vote counts, so watch all the plays and take part in the TSN.ca Play of the Year Showdown. Let us know who you voted for via Twitter by using the hashtag #tsnklondikepoy.

Nazem Kadri (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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