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Sharks not biting on the PP

Monday, March 5, 2018

The San Jose Sharks are trying to make the playoffs and their power play is falling apart. The Sharks have not scored with the man-advantage in 12 games and are 0-27 in that stretch.


It doesn’t seem to make sense with players like Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture and now Evander Kane in the lineup but perhaps they really miss the injured Joe Thornton whose absence over the last 19 games has sorely been missed, especially with the power play.


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Rickard Rakell: 14 points in 171:49 minutes of power play time.

Corey Perry: 9 points in 165:20.

Cam Fowler: 11 points in 145:27.

Brandon Montour: 10 points in 141:27.

Jakob Silfverberg: 8 points in 125:22.

Ryan Getzlaf: 10 points in 116:51.


The Ducks were 1-4 this week and are 32-178 this season. Rakell scored with Montour and Getzlaf assisting on the goal.


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Oliver Ekman-Larsson: 11 points in 203:59 minutes of power play time.

Clayton Keller: 14 points in 199:35.

Max Domi: 9 points in 177:47.

Derek Stepan: 13 points in 169:28.

Christian Fischer: 8 points in 145:56. 

Alex Goligoski: 9 points in 125:39.


The Coyotes were 1-5 this week and are 33-195 this season. Jakob Chychrun scored with Keller and Domi drawing the assists.



Torey Krug: 14 points in 202:46 minutes of power play time.

David Pastrnak: 17 points in 196:22.

Patrice Bergeron: 17 points in 165:06.

Brad Marchand:  14 points in 154:20.

Danton Heinen: 10 points in 126:09.

Charlie McAvoy: 7 points in 117:52.


The Bruins were 4-13 this week and are 41-200 in 2017-18. David Krejci scored twice with Jake DeBrusk getting a goal and an assist. Rick Nash scored once with Nick Holden and Krug each getting a couple of assists. Marchand, Brian Gionta and McAvoy each drew an assist.




Ryan O'Reilly: 15 points in 225:13 minutes of power play time.

Kyle Okposo: 14 points in 207:19.

Sam Reinhart: 11 points in 203:20.

Rasmus Ristolainen: 16 points in 200:48.

Jack Eichel: 13 points in 195:36.

Jason Pominville: 5 points in 123:30.


The Sabres were 1-7 this week and are 34-198 this season. Pominville scored with O’Reilly and Ristolainen drawing the assists.



Johnny Gaudreau: 23 points in 246:54 minutes of power play time.

Sean Monahan: 19 points in 244:42.

Mark Giordano: 9 points in 212:14.

Matthew Tkachuk: 16 points in 192:11.

T. J. Brodie: 11 points in 176:14.

Dougie Hamilton: 12 points in 175:18.


The Flames were 0-14 this week and are 41-228 this season.



Justin Faulk: 15 points in 201:45 minutes of power play time.

Teuvo Teravainen: 17 points in 185:38.

Elias Lindholm: 8 points in 179:47.

Sebastian Aho: 12 points in 175:38.

Jordan Staal: 11 points in 171:57.

Justin Williams: 12 points in 141:22.


The Hurricanes were 2-8 this week and are 38-203 this season. Jamie McGinn and Teravainen scored with Faulk assisting on both goals. Victor Rask and Jeff Skinner chipped in with one assist apiece.



Patrick Kane: 19 points in 240:17 minutes of power play time.

Jonathan Toews: 9 points in 210:22.

Duncan Keith: 8 points in 188:48.

Nick Schmaltz: 12 points in 181:34.

Artem Anisimov: 11 points in 159:13.

Brandon Saad: 1 point in 152:09.


Chicago was 2-8 this week and are 37-234 this season. Toews had a goal and an assist while Anisimov also scored. Kane assisted on both goals and Brent Seabrook finished the scoring.



Mikko Rantanen: 26 points in 241:03 minutes of power play time.

Gabriel Landeskog: 12 points in 218:31.

Nathan MacKinnon: 26 points in 206:25.

Tyson Barrie: 21 points in 191:42.

Alexander Kerfoot: 14 points in 169:17.

Carl Soderberg: 4 points in 126:33.


The Avs were 4-19 this week and are 49-243 on the season. MacKinnon was in on all four with two goals and two assists while Rantanen had two goals and one helper. MacKinnon has eight power play points in the last two weeks. Barrie had three assists and also has eight point in the last 14 days, Landeskog and Tyson Jost completed the scoring as each had an assist.



Artemi Panarin: 15 points in 196:10 minutes of power play time.

Seth Jones: 14 points in 173:07.

Zach Werenski: 9 points in 160:38.

Nick Foligno: 3 points in 155:22.

Cam Atkinson: 5 points in 137:10.

Alexander Wennberg: 3 points in 129:45.


The Blue Jackets were 2-13 this week and are 27-184 in 2017-18. Jones and Panarin each had a goal and an assist with Atkinson assisting on both.  



John Klingberg: 19 points in 237:10 minutes of power play time.

Alexander Radulov: 15 points in 216:29.

Tyler Seguin: 18 points in 207:49.

Jamie Benn: 17 points in 202:21.

Jason Spezza: 10 points in 134:37.

Devin Shore: 9 points in 123:14.


The Stars were 2-10 this week and are 38-198 this season. Seguin had both goals with Benn assisting on each. Radulov and Brett Ritchie had one assist apiece.

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Michael Finewax is entering his 14th season as the Senior Hockey Writer and Editor for Rotoworld. You can follow him on Twitter @mfinewaxhockey.
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