Weekend NHL Heroes

Yahoo Sports salutes the top performers from each of Saturday's and Sunday's NHL contests. - By Jonathon Jackson

Vancouver Canucks' Mike Santorelli celebrates after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during first period NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Vancouver Canucks' Mike Santorelli celebrates after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during first period NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer (31) of Germany makes a save in the second period of their NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in New York. The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers, 4-1

Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer (31) of Germany makes a save in the second period of their NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in New York. The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers, 4-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Bruins topple Maple Leafs 5-2

Boston Bruins defenceman Kevan Miller (86) is congratulated by teammates after scoring on the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding dives to stop a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding dives to stop a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

New York Islanders v Los Angeles Kings

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 07: Martin Jones #31 of the Los Angeles Kings watches the puck in goal during the game against the New York Islanders at Staples Center on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Calgary Flames v Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON, AB - DECEMBER 7: Jiri Hudler #24 of the Calgary Flames scores the game-winning goal on Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on December 7, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Flames defeated the Oilers 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Andrew Cogliano

Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano (7), center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Gelinas' OT goal lifts Devils over Rangers, 4-3

New Jersey Devils' Eric Gelinas celebrates with teammates Peter Harrold (10) and Jon Merrill (34) after scoring the winning goal during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Devils defeated the Rangers 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Jonathan Huberdeau

Florida Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau (11) celebrates his go-ahead goal with defenseman Tom Gilbert during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Chara scores winner as Bruins beat Pens 3-2

Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara (33) celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The Bruins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Canadiens top Sabres for 5th straight win

Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec (14) and right wing Brandon Prust (8) celebrate a goal by Plekanec against Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth (1) during second period NHL action in Montreal, Saturday, Dec.7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Peter McCabe)

Tyler Seguin

Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) scores his first goal of the second period on Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason (35) during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Matt Strasen)

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