Found November 15, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Being on the power-play is a big advantage, since teams can create scoring chances at a much higher rate than at even-strength. Even if they team doesn't score, their opponents rarely ever get a goal, or even a scoring chance. Therefore, spending more time on the power-play, and less time on the penalty kill is something teams should aim for. Last season the Ottawa Senators were short-handed 310 times, good enough for 3rd worst in the league. This wouldn't have been a problem if a) their penalty kill hadn't of sucked and b) if they had drawn more than just 270 penalties. So when it comes to drawing and taking penalties, how do they compare to the rest of the league?     Team PPOpp TS Diff FLA 286 239 47 SJS 270 ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Mike Lundin: Depth Defenceman

In the wake of Cowen going under the knife to repair a torn labrum in his hip – the procedure itself is scheduled for this Saturday – I, like many others, alluded to the immense pressure that will be placed on the team’s veteran defencemen. I neglected to mention Mike Lundin’s name. Signed as an unrestricted free agent during the summer, this James Gordon doppelganger...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.