Found January 25, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Scott Cullen of TSN, Among those getting more power play time, it should be no surprise that some are enjoying breakthrough offensive campaigns. Philadelphia’s Wayne Simmonds played in a checking role with Los Angeles, managing one power play point over the last two seasons, but he’s received a bigger role with the Flyers and nine of his 27 points have come with the man advantage. An extra two-and-a-half minutes per game on the PP certainly affords him a much better opportunity to accumulate points. Colorado’s Ryan O’Reilly had four power play points in his first two seasons combined, but has a dozen points with the man advantage this year as he’s become the team’s leading scorer. These are typical cases—young players that reach a point in their development at which they are trusted enough with the responsibility to play power play minutes—and many others fall under this umbrella. However, there are some veterans that have received generous boosts in power play time this ye...
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