Michael Finewax

Power Play Report

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Lightning strike on the PP

Monday, October 14, 2013



Justin Schultz: 2 points in 20:08 minutes of power play time.

Taylor Hall: 1 point in 18:32.

David Perron: 1 point in 17:49.

Jordan Eberle: 1 point in 17:19.

Ales Hemsky: 1 point in 15:14.

Anton Belov: 1 point in 15:11.


The Oilers were 3-12 this week and are 5-20. The return of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins helped as he had two goals and an assist while Ryan Smyth scored once. Schultz, Perron, Hall, Belov and Boyd Gordon also drew assists. Nail Yakupov was a healthy scratch on Saturday.



Brian Campbell: 1 point in 32:10 minutes of power play time.

Tomas Fleischmann: 2 points in 26:07.

Tom Gilbert: Zero points in 25:40.

Kris Versteeg: 1 point in 21:11.

Brad Boyes: 1 point in 19:20.

Jonathan Huberdeau: 1 point in 19:11.


The Panthers were 3-16 this past week and are now 3-27. Aleksander Barkov, Boyes and Huberdeau scored while Fleischmann had two assists. Campbell and Versteeg also got helpers.



Drew Doughty: 1 point in 20:07 minutes of power play time.

Anze Kopitar: 3 points in 18:39.

Jeff Carter: 3 points  in 18:11.

Mike Richards: 1 point in 17:49.

Dustin Brown: 1 point in 13:37.

Justin Williams: 1 point in 12:04.


The Kings were 2-12 this week and are 5-20 this season. Carter and Brown scored with the man-advantage while Carter, Kopitar and Richards drew assists. Slava Voynov played just 5:09 on the power play in four games this week after being on the first power play during week one.



Ryan Suter: 3 points  in 23:18 minutes of power play time.

Jason Pominville: 1 point in 22:41.

Zach Parise: 3 points in 22:04.

Mikko Koivu: 2 points in 21:49.

Dany Heatley: 1 point in 21:48.

Mikael Granlund: 2 points in 15:16.


The Wild were 4-14 this week and are firing on all cylinders as they are 7-23 thus far.  Parise had two goals with Jared Spurgeon picking up one and adding an assist. Mathew Dumba also scored for Minnesota. Suter had a couple of helpers with Koivu, Heatley, Granlund, Nino Niederreiter and Jonas Brodin also drawing assists.



P.K. Subban: 4 points in 25:09 minutes of power play time.

Andrei Markov: 2 points in 21:20.

Alex Galchenyuk: 2 points in 15:10.

Rene Bourque:1 point in 14:29.

Brendan Gallagher: 2 points in 14:04.

David Desharnais: Zero points in 12:59.


The Canadiens were 4-8 this week and have scored six times in 21 opportunities. Subban had a goal and two assists with Max Pacioretty getting a goal and one assist. Gallagher and Tomas Plekanec  also found the back of the net. Markov had two assists while Galchenyuk, Raphael Diaz and Francis Bouillon had one apiece. Lars Eller only had 3:34 minutes of power play time this week in three games despite being tied for the Habs lead in scoring.



Patric Hornqvist: 1 point in 15:15 minutes of power play time.

Shea Weber: 1 point in 14:56.

David Legwand: 1 point in 14:30.

Seth Jones: 2 points in 14:25.

Matt Cullen: 1 point in 13:06.

Mike Fisher: 1 point in 12:21.


The Predators were 3-9 this week and are now 3-16 in 2013-14. Jones led the way with a goal and an assist while Colin Wilson and Filip Forsberg each scored, Weber, Hornqvist, Legwand, Cullen and Fisher had assists.



Marek Zidlicky: Zero points in 15:33 minutes of power play time.

Jaromir Jagr: Zero points in 15:23.

Travis Zajac: 1 point in 14:56.

Patrik Elias: Zero points in 14:00.

Michael Ryder: Zero points in 13:49.  

Damien Brunner: 1 point in 11:09.


The Devils were 1-11 this week and are now 1-15 this season, the worst in the NHL. Brunner was the lone goal scorer with Zajac and Adam Henrique drawing assists.   



Lubomir Visnovsky: 1 point in 17:25 minutes of power play time.

John Tavares: 2 points in 16:49.

Kyle Okposo: 1 point in 16:05.

Matt Moulson: Zero points in 15:25.

Frans Nielsen: 1 point in 13:27.

Joshua Bailey: 1 point in 6:37.


The Islanders were 2-11 during the seven days and are currently 3-15. Tavares and Matt Donovan scored with Okposo, Nielsen, Bailey and Peter Regin assisting.



Brad Richards: 2 points in 18:40 minutes of power play time.

Derek Stepan: 4 points in 16:59.

Michael Del Zotto: Zero points in 16:58.

Derick Brassard: 2 points in 15:07.

Mats Zuccarello: Zero points in 12:49.

Benoit Pouliot: Zero points in 11:07.


The Rangers were 3-13 this week as at least part of their game is working. They are 4-17 this season.  Ryan Callahan scored twice with Richards getting a goal and an assist. Stepan assisted on all three goals and has had a hand in all four Ranger power play goals. Brassard chipped in with a pair of assists. Rick Nash is out of action.  



Erik Karlsson: 1 point in 15:13 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Wiercioch: 1 point in 12:52.

Bobby Ryan: 2 points in 8:41.

Milan Michalek: Zero points in 8:18.

Kyle Turris: Zero points in 7:33.

Jason Spezza: 1 point in 7:05.


The Senators were 2-8 this week and are now 2-12. Ryan had both goals for the Senators, a big difference from last season where he was relegated to the second power play with the Ducks. Karlsson, Wiercioch, Spezza and Chris Phillips drew assists.

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Michael Finewax is entering his 13th season as the Senior Hockey Writer and Editor for Rotoworld. You can follow him on Twitter @mfinewaxhockey.
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