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Ovechkin a perfect 10

Monday, October 21, 2013


While power play points are important, sometimes it's also good to see what other teammates are on the ice but are not getting the points.

 

I remember two seasons ago Matt Moulson was on the ice for eight power play goals early in the season but did not have a power play point. After this point in time, he had 14 points on the next 15 goals.

 

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The following players have been on the ice for all their team's goals. I'm only looking at teams that have at least six power play goals as less than that is too small to look at.

 

Alex Ovechkin - 10

Jeff Skinner - 6

Daniel Alfredsson - 6

 

That's it. Only three players. Nine players have been on the ice for all but one goal and have been on the ice for least six times.

 

Nicklas Backstrom - 9 of 10

Mike Green - 9 of 10

Andrei Markov - 7 of 8

P.K. Subban - 7 of 8

Matt Moulson - 6 of 7

John Tavares - 6 of 7

Frans Nielsen - 6 of 7

Evgeni Malkin - 6 of 7

Sidney Crosby - 6 of 7

 

Next week I'll look at players who are playing a lot on the power play but have yet to pick up a point.

 

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ANAHEIM

Corey Perry:  2 points in 36:08 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Getzlaf: 3 points in 35:40.

Cam Fowler:1point in 34:47.

Sami Vatanen: 1point in 33:48.

Teemu Selanne: 1 point in 24:52.

Mathieu Perreault: Zero points in 21:15.

 

 

The Ducks were 2-11 this week and are 3-32 this season. Perry and Selanne were the goal scorers while Getzlaf assisted on both goals. Fowler and Vatanen also drew assists. The Ducks power play is third worst in the NHL which is surprising for a team that is tied for the second best record in the league at 7-1-0.  

 

BOSTON

Zdeno Chara: 2 points in 27:20 minutes of power play time.

David Krejci: 2 points in 26:55.

Jarome Iginla: Zero points in 26:51.

Torey Krug: 2 points in 24:19.

Milan Lucic: 2 points in 22:34.

Loui Eriksson: Zero points in 17:11.

 

The Bruins were 1-12 this week and are now 3-26 this season. Dougie Hamilton scored the lone goal with Chara and Krejci drawing assists.

 

BUFFALO

Thomas Vanek: 3 points in 40:45 minutes of power play time.

Christian Ehrhoff:1 point in 39:50.

Cody Hodgson: 3 points in 38:07.

 

Tyler Ennis: Zero points in 37:02.

Tyler Myers: Zero points in 30:15.

Steve Ott: Zero points in 21:43.

 

The Sabres power play was 1-14 this week and are now 3-35 this season. Vanek scored with Ehrhoff and Hodgson picking up the assists.

 

CALGARY

Dennis Wideman: 2 points in 33:32 minutes of power play time.

Jiri Hudler: 4 points in 31:08.

Curtis Glencross: 2 points in 25:31.

Mark Giordano: 3 points in 24:08.

Lee Stempniak: Zero points in 21:30.

Kris Russell: 1 point in 18:41.

 

 

The Flames were 1-10 and are 5-28 this season. Rookie sensation Sean Monahan was sixth in power play ice time this week and scored the lone goal with Sven Baertschi and Kris Russell assisting.

 

CAROLINA                                                                                             

Eric Staal: 1 point in 38:44 minutes of power play time.

Alexander Semin: 1 point in 36:42.

Justin Faulk: 1 point  in 26:22.

Jeff Skinner: 4 points in 26:12.

Ryan Murphy: 2 points in 24:17.

Nathan Gerbe: 4 points in 24:04.

 

The Hurricanes scored twice this week and are now 6-39 on the season. Murphy had a goals and an assist while Jordan Staal scored his first goal of the season. Skinner and Gerbe drew assists.

 

CHICAGO

Patrick Kane: 3 points in 31:23 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Sharp: 3 points in 31:03.

Duncan Keith: Zero points in 30:04.

Jonathan Toews: 2 points in 29:30.

Andrew Shaw: 1 point in 20:52.

Bryan Bickell: Zero points in 19:39.

 

Chicago was only 1-10 this week and are 6-30 this season. Brandon Pirri scored for the Blackhawks with Brandon Saad and Nick Leddy picking up assists. Marian Hossa is not on the top power play as he was seventh in power play time on ice this week with 6:37 minutes.

 

COLORADO

Andre Benoit: 2 points in 26:24 minutes of power play time.

Matt Duchene: 3 points in 25:44.

Erik Johnson: 1 point in 25:14.

Ryan O'Reilly: 3 points  in 25:06.

Alex Tanguay: 2 points in 24:52.

Paul Stastny: 2 points in 24:12.

 

The Avs were 3-10 this week and are currently 7-29 this year. Duchene, Eri Johnson and Gabriel Landeskog scored for the Avs with Benoit, O'Reilly and Stastny getting the helpers. The Avalanche have Andre Benoit as their top player in ice time on the power play  while Stastny was tenth this week in power play ice time.

 

COLUMBUS

James Wisniewski: 2 points in 25:40 minutes of power play time.

Jack Johnson: 2 points in 24:56.

Artem Anisimov: 1 point in 24:38.

Cam Atkinson: 2 points in 23:58.

Marian Gaborik: 2 points in 21:58.

Brandon Dubinsky: 1 point in 21:10.

                            

The Blue Jackets were 3-17 this past week and are now 6-30. Boone Jenner scored twice with the man-advantage and Atkinson also scored. Anisimov, Ryan Johansen. Mark Letestu and David Savard picked up assists.

 

DALLAS

Sergei Gonchar: 1 point in 27:40 minutes of power play time.

Jamie Benn: 2 points in 27:38.

Tyler Seguin: 3 points in 27:16.

Alex Chiasson: 3 points in 26:14.

Ray Whitney: 1 point in 22:56.

Rich Peverley: Zero points in 18:16.

 

The Stars were 2-16 this week and are now 5-29. Second liners Cody Eakin and Shawn Horcoff potted the goals with Erik Cole setting up both goals. Benn and Whitney completed the scoring with assists.  

 

DETROIT

Daniel Alfredsson: 4 points in 29:13 minutes of power play time.

Henrik Zetterberg: 3 points in 28:53.

Pavel Datsyuk: 2 points in 28:25.

Todd Bertuzzi: 1 point in 22:09.

Niklas Kronwall: 4 points in 20:51.

Jakub Kindl: 1 point in 19:20.

 

Detroit was 3-11 this week and are 6-28 this season. Johan Franzen saw second line action and still scored twice while Zetterberg had a goal and a assist.Alfredsson, Datsyuk, Kindl, Kronwall and Justin Abdelkader had assists. With Kronwall out of action with a concussion, look for Kyle Quincey to see extra power play time.


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Michael Finewax is entering his 10th season as the Senior Hockey Writer and Editor for Rotoworld. You can follow him on Twitter @mfinewaxhockey.
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