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Sharks shooting plenty

Monday, January 06, 2014


The San Jose Sharks are firm believers that you have to shoot the puck during a power play. They lead the NHL in shots on goal with 307, 64 ahead of Dallas and Vancouver who are tied for second.

 

In the past five seasons the Sharks have been first, first, third, second and are now first again with the season halfway over.

 

The Stars and Canucks are tied for second but they have two of the worst power plays as the Stars have scored only 19 times which is fourth worst in the NHL and the Canucks are not a lot better at 22 goals.

 

The five worst teams in the NHL are Florida (174), Boston (172), Tampa Bay (171 but without Steve Stamkos for most of the year), Calgary (164) and New Jersey (153).

 

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ANAHEIM

Corey Perry:  8 points in 158:11 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Getzlaf: 13 points in 150:03.

Cam Fowler: 12 points in 149:04.

Nick Bonino: 13 points in 129:56.

Dustin Penner: 9 points in 84:26.

Teemu Selanne: 2 points in 83:57.

 

 

The Ducks were 2-14 with the man-advantage this week and are 21-145 this season.   Bonino had a goal and an assist with Perry also scoring. Getzlaf had two helpers while Fowler chipped in with one assist.

 

BOSTON

David Krejci: 11 points in 103:19 minutes of power play time.

Torey Krug: 12 points in 101:11.

Jarome Iginla: 6 points in 100:32.

Zdeno Chara: 8 points in 97:07.

Milan Lucic: 7 points in 94:08.

Patrice Bergeron: 3 points in 81:42.

 

The Bruins were 1-7 this week and are now 24-113 this season. Bergeron scored with Reilly Smith picking up the lone assist.

 

BUFFALO

Christian Ehrhoff: 3 points in 143:56 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Ennis: 7 points in 137:58.

Matt Moulson: 15 points in 128:17.

Cody Hodgson: 8 points in 100:15.

Tyler Myers: 5 points in 96:37.

Jamie McBain: 3 points in 91:34.

 

The Sabres were 2-13 this week and are now 17-131 this season. Moulson and Matt D’Agostini were the goal scorers while Ehrhoff, Ennis, Linus Omark and Steve Ott drew the assists.

 

CALGARY

Jiri Hudler: 8 points in 142:37 minutes of power play time.

Kris Russell: 5 points in 116:10.

Michael Cammalleri: 5 points in 107:46.

Dennis Wideman: 2 points in 94:07.

Mark Giordano: 10 points in 82:27.

Sean Monahan: 4 points in 75:07.

 

The Flames were 0-7 and are 18-131 this season.

 

CAROLINA                                                                                             

Eric Staal: 10 points in 138:48 minutes of power play time.

Alexander Semin: 6 points in 114:03.

Andrej Sekera: 10 points in 111:38.

Justin Faulk: 5 points in 110:01.

Nathan Gerbe: 6 points in 103:40.

Jeff Skinner: 14 points in 103:05.

 

The Hurricanes were 3-18 this week and are now 22-155 on the season. Skinner led the way with all three goals. Sekera and Eric Staal each had two assists with Semin and Jordan Staal getting one each. Skinner has five power play goals and an assist in the last two weeks.

 

CHICAGO

Patrick Kane: 20 points in 146:18 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Sharp: 16 points in 143:59.

Duncan Keith: 15 points in 139:01.

Jonathan Toews: 9 points in 138:53.

Andrew Shaw: 8 points in 106:27.

Nick Leddy: 8 points in 89:13.

 

Chicago was 1-7 this week and are 35-144 this season. Brent Seabrook scored with Leddy, who led the Blackhawks in ice time this week, drawing the lone assist.

 

COLORADO

Erik Johnson: 6 points in 104:45 minutes of power play time.

Andre Benoit: 6 points in 101:02.

Ryan O'Reilly: 8 points in 98:48.

P. A. Parenteau: 2 points in 95:27.

Matt Duchene: 9 points in 94:20.

Gabriel Landeskog: 5 points in 93:33.

 

The Avs were 4-9 this week and are currently 22-121 this year. Rookie Nathan MacKinnon scored twice and added an assist with O'Reilly and Landeskog also scoring.  Benoit and Stastny each had a pair of assists with Tyson Barrie, Johnson and Duchene each picking up one helper.

 

COLUMBUS

Ryan Johansen: 10 points in 111:27 minutes of power play time.

James Wisniewski: 10 points in 110:25.

Jack Johnson: 3 points in 104:47.

R.J. Umberger: 9 points in 102:43.

Brandon Dubinsky: 5 points in 94:37.

Cam Atkinson: 2 points in 93:52.

                            

The Blue Jackets were 2-8 this past week and are now 24-137.  Nathan Horton played for the first time this season and scored on the power play. Umberger also found the back of the net with Ryan Murray, Nick Foligno, Fedor Tyutin and Wisniewski assisting.

 

DALLAS

Jamie Benn: 7 points in 147:46 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Seguin: 10 points in 144:42.

Alex Chiasson: 7 points in 128:41.

Alex Goligoski: 2 points in 118:50.

Ray Whitney: 5 points in 110:30.

Sergei Gonchar: 8 points in 107:46.

 

The Stars were 3-15 this week and are now 19-152. Seguin was in on all three goals with two goals and one assist while Erik Cole also scored. Chiasson assisted on two with Benn, Cody Eakin and Kevin Connauton picking up one helper apiece.

 

DETROIT

Niklas Kronwall: 13 points in 132:17 minutes of power play time.

Daniel Alfredsson: 9 points in 117:18.

Pavel Datsyuk: 11 points in 112:59.

Todd Bertuzzi: 4 points in 102:30.

Henrik Zetterberg: 13 points in 100:38.

Jakub Kindl: 5 points in 93:49.

 

Detroit was 1-10 this week and are now 26-143 this season. Patrick Eaves scored with Zetterberg and Kronwall assisting.


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Michael Finewax has been covering hockey since 2005 and is the Hockey Editor for Rotoworld. You can follow him on Twitter.
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