The Phoenix Coyotes continue to be concerned about their power play, especially now that their penalty killing hasn't been up to par.
The visiting Coyotes will try to get back on track Wednesday night as they look to defeat the Anaheim Ducks for the fifth straight meeting.
Phoenix (15-11-3) owns the worst power play in the NHL at 10.9 percent. The Coyotes have also allowed opponents to go 8 for 18 with the man advantage during a 2-3-0 stretch.
"It's not rocket science when your PP is as bad as ours has been for the last how many games," captain Shane Doan said.
The Coyotes are just 2 for 46 (4.3 percent) in their last 16 games.
Mike Smith is 1-3-0 with a 5.61 goals-against average in his last four starts while getting pulled early twice. He made just 16 saves in Saturday's 4-1 home loss to Minnesota, and blamed himself for the defeat after the Coyotes conceded three power-play goals, matching a season high.
"You've got to try and work hard and get out of it," Smith said. "This...