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Ducks floundering on PP

Monday, November 4, 2013

Looking at the NHL power play stats, it's interesting to note that the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators are the only teams who have not had a five-on-three advantage this season while the Anaheim Ducks lead with five opportunities but have yet to score.


The Winnipeg Jets are the only perfect team with a two man-advantage, scoring both times, while the Rangers, Nashville, Carolina and Montreal have scored twice in three chances. The New Jersey Devils are the only other team to score twice but that was in four opportunities.


The Flyers only had two seconds with a two-man advantage while the Minnesota Wild are scoreless in four attempts.


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Ryan Getzlaf: 3 points in 62:21 minutes of power play time.

Corey Perry:  2 points in 62:04.

Sami Vatanen: 1 point in 58:04.

Cam Fowler: 1 point in 55:30.

Teemu Selanne: 2 points in 43:33.

Nick Bonino: 2 points in 39:26.


The Ducks were scoreless this week and are 4-58 this season and continue to be the worst power play in the league.



Jarome Iginla: 1 point in 37:30 minutes of power play time.

Zdeno Chara: 3 points in 37:09.

David Krejci: 5 points in 36:19.

Torey Krug: 5 points in 35:03.

Milan Lucic: 3 points in 32:07.

Patrice Bergeron: Zero points in 24:22.


The Bruins were 2-6 this week and are now 7-39 this season. Defensemen Chara and Dougie Hamilton were the goal scorers with Krejci and Krug each picking up an assist.



Christian Ehrhoff: 1 point in 54:12 minutes of power play time.

Cody Hodgson: 5 points in 51:18.

Tyler Ennis: Zero points in 49:54.

Matt Moulson: 8 points in 42:43.

Tyler Myers: 1 point in 37:53.

Steve Ott: 1 point in 28:54.


The Sabres power play was 2-6 this week and is now 6-48 this season. Hodgson and Ott scored with Moulson Mark Pysyk, Myers and Mikhail Grigorenko drawing assists. The Sabres power play was rejigged with the trade of Thomas Vanek to the Islanders for Moulson. Pysyk saw the fifth most time on the power play this week behind Ehrhoff, Hodgson, Ennis and Moulson.



Dennis Wideman: 2 points in 67:11 minutes of power play time.

Jiri Hudler: 6 points in 56:16.

Curtis Glencross: 2 points in 46:03.

Kris Russell: 1 point in 40:43.

Sean Monahan: 2 points in 33:06.

T.J. Brodie: 2 points in 30:50.


The Flames were 0-10 and are 8-52 this season.



Eric Staal: 2 points in 61:19 minutes of power play time.

Alexander Semin: 3 points in 58:55.

Ryan Murphy: 2 points in 43:37.

Nathan Gerbe: 5 points in 43:21.

Jordan Staal: 1 point in 40:15.

Justin Faulk: 2 points in 38:16.


The Hurricanes were 2-12 this week and are now 9-59 on the season. Gerbe and Andrej Sekera scored with Semin, Faulk, Jiri Tlusty and Elias Lindholm assisting. Faulk only saw 5:10 on the power play this week.



Patrick Kane: 7 points in 57:09 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Sharp: 4 points in 54:52.

Jonathan Toews: 4 points in 53:16.

Duncan Keith: 4 points in 51:50.

Andrew Shaw: 3 points in 36:21.

Marian Hossa: 2 points in 35:40.


Chicago was 3-10 this week and is 12-55 this season. Hossa, Shaw and Nick Leddy were the goal scorers. Keith had a pair of assists with Kane, Sharp and Seabrook also helping out. Kane was on the ice for all three goals.



Andre Benoit: 2 points in 39:12 minutes of power play time.

Alex Tanguay: 2 points in 37:23.

Ryan O'Reilly: 3 points in 37:21.

Matt Duchene: 4 points in 37:18.

Erik Johnson: 1 point in 34:46.

Paul Stastny: 2 points in 33:27.


The Avs were 0-6 this week and are currently 8-42 this year.  The Avs traded Steve Downie to Philadelphia so Paul Stastny saw more time on the power play.



James Wisniewski: 4 points in 43:00 minutes of power play time.

Cam Atkinson: 2 points in 38:48.

Marian Gaborik: 2 points in 36:30.

Jack Johnson: 2 points in 36:14.

Brandon Dubinsky: 2 points in 35:46.

Artem Anisimov: 1 point in 34:48.


The Blue Jackets were 0-6 this past week and are now 8-46.



Tyler Seguin: 3 points in 46:48 minutes of power play time.

Jamie Benn: 2 points in 46:09.

Sergei Gonchar: 1 point in 41:01.

Ray Whitney: 1 point in 40:41.

Alex Chiasson: 3 points in 39:10.

Rich Peverley: Zero points in 30:41.


The Stars were 1-10 this week and are now 6-47. Alex Goligoski, who led the Stars in ice time with the man-advantage this past week, scored the lone goal with Valeri Nichushkin and Jordie Benn setting him up.



Henrik Zetterberg: 5 points in 48:33 minutes of power play time.

Pavel Datsyuk: 3 points in 47:47.

Daniel Alfredsson: 5 points in 46:03.

Todd Bertuzzi: 3 points in 37:48.

Niklas Kronwall: 5 points in 37:43.

Jakub Kindl: 2 points in 33:47.


Detroit was 1-11 this week and is 9-48 this season. Bertuzzi scored for the second week in a row with Zetterberg and Kindl adding the helpers.

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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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