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The Florida power play is so weak that Alex Ovechkin is only one goal behind the whole team. Read more …

Alex Ovechkin has 15 power play goals. The Florida Panthers team has only 16. That says a lot for the horrible Panther pp as the next lowest total is 25, held by three teams, the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames and Buffalo Sabres.

The Panthers need scoring. They have scored the second least amount of goals with only 126 (Buffalo has only 99 this season. It’s not fun sitting in the First Niagara Center) but the problem is the power play as they are 17th overall in even strength situations with 104 goals.

It’s sad that two-thirds into the season, the team leader in goals has only three. That’s all. Sean Bergenheim and Aleksander Barkov lead the way.

Dmitry Kulikov picked up his first power play point of the season this past week.

It's not a good power play.

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I’ve added the ranking of each team in brackets as far as power play efficiency is concerned.

ANAHEIM

Corey Perry:  13 points in 195:38 minutes of power play time.

Cam Fowler: 14 points in 187:47.

Ryan Getzlaf: 17 points in 185:41.

Nick Bonino: 19 points in 163:17.

Teemu Selanne: 8 points in 111:52.

Hampus Lindholm: 2 points in 105:40.

Anaheim was 1-7 on the power play this week and are now 36-194 (14) this season.  Mathieu Perreault scored with Selanne setting him up.

BOSTON

David Krejci: 17 points in 148:46 minutes of power play time.

Jarome Iginla: 11 points in 144:32.

Torey Krug: 16 points in 143:52.

Zdeno Chara: 11 points in 141:24.

Milan Lucic: 9 points in 133:31.

Patrice Bergeron: 3 points in 107:45.

Boston was 3-15 on the power play this week and are now 32-156 (T6) this season.  Krejci, Krug and Reilly Smith were the goal scorers with Iginla setting up two goals. He has five power play points over the last two weeks. Chara, Lucic. Carl Soderberg and Loui Eriksson each helped out with one assist apiece.

BUFFALO

Christian Ehrhoff: 7 points in 183:56 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Ennis: 11 points in 179:53.

Matt Moulson: 15 points in 163:46.

Cody Hodgson: 12 points in 138:12.

Tyler Myers: 6 points in 123:15.

Jamie McBain: 3 points in 121:49.

The Sabres were 3-12 this week and are 25-170 (24) this season, moving up five spots.  Matt D’Agostini, Hodgson and Steve Ott found the back of the net with Ennis assisting on two. Ehrhoff, Moulson, Alexander Sulzer and Ville Leino chipped in with one assist each.

CALGARY

Jiri Hudler: 11 points in 191:10 minutes of power play time.

Mark Giordano: 12 points in 136:59.

Dennis Wideman: 3 points in 134:33.

Michael Cammalleri: 6 points in 129:11.

Kris Russell: 6 points in 127:25.

T.J. Brodie: 5 points in 105:02.

The Flames were 0-8, putting them at 25-175 (T26) this season.  Michael Cammalleri returned on Saturday from injury.

CAROLINA                                                                                             

Eric Staal: 11 points in 183:44 minutes of power play time.

Alexander Semin: 8 points in 150:49.

Jeff Skinner: 16 points in 140:04.

Andrej Sekera: 12 points in 134:40.

Justin Faulk: 6 points in 127:57.

Nathan Gerbe: 7 points in 122:18.

The Hurricanes were 1-9 this week and are now 27-189 in 2013-14 (T26).  Gerbe scored the lone goal with Faulk and Sekera drawing assists.

CHICAGO

Patrick Kane: 22 points in 189:02 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Sharp: 18 points in 184:27.

Jonathan Toews: 10 points in 178:01.

Duncan Keith: 18 points in 176:45.

Andrew Shaw: 8 points in 138:35.

Nick Leddy: 8 points in 114:30.

The Blackhawks were 3-8 this week and are now 41-181 (5) this season. The second unit did all the damage as Brandon Saad had two goals and an assist while Marian Hossa had one goal and two assists. Kris Versteeg picked up a pair of assists.

COLORADO

Erik Johnson: 9 points in 140:14 minutes of power play time.

Andre Benoit: 7 points in 131:25.

Matt Duchene: 11 points in 132:34.

Ryan O'Reilly: 11 points in 130:20.

Gabriel Landeskog: 6 points in 127:38.

Nathan MacKinnon: 11 points in 118:29.

Colorado was 3-12 this week and are 31-160 this season which is 13th best in the NHL.  Jamie McGinn, Paul Stastny and MacKinnon scored with Johnson picking up two assists. O’Reilly and Landeskog finished the scoring as each had an assist.

COLUMBUS

James Wisniewski: 17 points in 159:31 minutes of power play time.

Jack Johnson: 9 points in 150:35.

Ryan Johansen: 11 points in 138:03.

Brandon Dubinsky: 7 points in 128:02.

R.J. Umberger: 10 points in 125:02.

Cam Atkinson: 6 points in 120:49.

The Blue Jackets were 2-13 this week and are now 34-185 (15).   Wisniewski and Atkinson each had a goal and an assist while Johnson and Matt Calvert chipped in with one assist each.

DALLAS

Jamie Benn: 11 points in 194:34 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Seguin: 15 points in 193:45.

Alex Chiasson: 8 points in 170:26.

Alex Goligoski: 8 points in 166:53.

Erik Cole: 6 points in 139:52.

Ray Whitney: 9 points in 134:46.

Dallas was 1-11 this week and are 30-196 (23) in 2013-14.  Seguin scored with Benn and Goligoski assisting.

DETROIT

Niklas Kronwall: 16 points in 184:05 minutes of power play time.

Henrik Zetterberg: 17 points in 145:59.

Daniel Alfredsson: 11 points in 144:34.

Todd Bertuzzi: 4 points in 127:22.

Jakub Kindl: 5 points in 118:28.

Pavel Datsyuk: 11 points in 112:59.

Detroit was 2-12 this week and are now 32-193 (22) this season.  Gustav Nyquist had both goals with Kronwall, Tomas Tatar, Alfredsson and Zetterberg drawing assists.

EDMONTON

Jordan Eberle: 15 points in 185:28 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 16 points in 180:07.

Justin Schultz: 8 points in 174:54.

Taylor Hall: 12 points in 170:07.

David Perron: 9 points in 164:45.

Sam Gagner: 5 points in 119:16.

Edmonton was 1-9 with the man advantage this week and are now 35-198 (T18) this season.  Eberle scored while Nugent-Hopkins and Hall had assists.

FLORIDA

Brian Campbell: 8 points in 235:05 minutes of power play time.

Tomas Fleischmann: 6 points in 149:06.

Aleksander Barkov: 6 points in 137:09.

Brad Boyes: 2 points in 124:05.

Jonathan Huberdeau: 4 points in 117:35.

Tom Gilbert: 4 points in 117:25.

The Panthers were 1-10 this week and are now 16-181 (30). Dmitry Kulikov picked up his first power play goal and point of the season with Scott Gomez and Sean Bergenheim setting him up.

LOS ANGELES

Drew Doughty: 13 points in 221:27 minutes of power play time.

Anze Kopitar: 14 points in 196:28.

Mike Richards: 11 points in 182:52.

Jeff Carter: 8 points in 152:05.

Slava Voynov: 8 points in 151:31.

Justin Williams: 6 points in 140:34.

The Kings were 1-14 this week and are 28-202 (29) this season. Kopitar scored with assists going to Doughty and Voynov.

MINNESOTA

Ryan Suter: 13 points in 218:25 minutes of power play time.

Jason Pominville: 10 points in 201:41.

Mikko Koivu: 13 points in 157:41.

Dany Heatley: 9 points in 150:15.

Zach Parise: 14 points in 141:15.

Mikael Granlund: 8 points in 116:00.

Minnesota was 3-12 this week and are now 32-179 (17) so far this season. Parise had a goal and two assists as he was in on all three goals with Granlund and Heatley each getting one goal and an assist. Suter had two assists.

MONTREAL

P.K. Subban: 17 points in 253:53 minutes of power play time.

Andrei Markov: 15 points in 231:30.

Brendan Gallagher: 8 points in 144:10.

Max Pacioretty: 11 points in 131:40.

David Desharnais: 10 points in 127:19.

Tomas Plekanec: 8 points in 106:31.

The Canadiens were 1-13 this week and are 35-191 (16) this season.  Brian Gionta potted the goal with Subban and Plekanec picking up the assists.

NASHVILLE

Shea Weber: 19 points in 165:38 minutes of power play time.

David Legwand: 15 points in 160:50.

Patric Hornqvist: 11 points in 151:06.

Roman Josi: 10 points in 143:57.

Mike Fisher: 9 points in 130:55.

Matt Cullen: 6 points in 121:13.

Nashville was 1-6 this week and are now 35-171 in 2013-14 (T6).  Mike Fisher scored with Hornqvist and Weber providing the assists.

NEW JERSEY

Jaromir Jagr: 12 points in 165:04 minutes of power play time.

Marek Zidlicky: 12 points in 163:18.

Michael Ryder: 6 points in 139:39.

Travis Zajac: 10 points in 139:02.

Andy Greene: 11 points in 131:32.

Adam Henrique: 9 points in 111:32.

The Devils were 2-9 this week and are now 33-164 (8) this season.  Patrik Elias and Zajac were in on both goals with a goal and an assist each. Jagr and Damien Brunner each had an assist. 

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

John Tavares: 24 points in 221:56 minutes of power play time.

Kyle Okposo: 12 points in 216:11.

Thomas Vanek: 14 points in 206:56.

Frans Nielsen: 17 points in 197:11.

Andrew MacDonald: 11 points in 187:12.

Josh Bailey: 1 point in 79:45.

The Islanders were 0-11 this week and are 32-189 (21) this season. 

NEW YORK RANGERS

Brad Richards: 14 points in 216:20 minutes of power play time.

Ryan McDonagh: 10 points in 164:08.

Derek Stepan: 13 points in 159:39.

Mats Zuccarello: 15 points in 148:38.

Derick Brassard: 14 points in 137:33.

Chris Kreider: 11 points in 120:48.

The Rangers failed to score in four opportunities this week and are 37-186 (10) this season. 

OTTAWA

Erik Karlsson: 24 points in 235:28 minutes of power play time.

Jason Spezza: 15 points in 159:43.

Bobby Ryan: 9 points in 150:12.

Clarke MacArthur: 12 points in 146:13.

Kyle Turris: 10 points in 134:50.

Milan Michalek: 6 points in 113:02.

The Senators were 2-8 this week and are now 37-188 (11).  Spezza and Stephane Da Costa scored with Michalek, Karlsson, Marc Methot and Colin Greening drawing assists.

PHILADELPHIA

Claude Giroux: 23 points in 214:22 minutes of power play time.

Jakub Voracek: 14 points in 194:23.

Wayne Simmonds: 16 points in 187:16.

Kimmo Timonen: 12 points in 186:25.

Scott Hartnell: 15 points in 171:01.

Mark Streit: 10 points in 166:15.

Philadelphia was 3-8 with the man advantage and are now 40-205 (12) this season. Giroux and Hartnell had a goal and an assist with Vincent Lecavalier also scoring. It was the second week in a row that the threesome scored on the power play. Steve Downie, Simmonds, Timonen and Erik Gustafsson had assists.

PHOENIX

Keith Yandle: 19 points in 225:37 minutes of power play time.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson: 13 points in 214:35.

Mike Ribeiro: 11 points in 196:51.

Radim Vrbata: 16 points in 153:11.

Martin Hanzal: 11 points in 151:45.

Antoine Vermette: 9 points in 124:58.

The Coyotes were 2-10 this week and are now 38-190 (9) this season.  Ekman-Larsson and Vermette scored.  Mikael Boedker assisted on both while Yandle and Shane Doan each had one assist.

PITTSBURGH

Sidney Crosby: 26 points in 223:16 minutes of power play time.

Chris Kunitz: 20 points in 189:12.

Evgeni Malkin: 20 points in 184:56.

Kris Letang: 11 points in 129:29.

Matt Niskanen: 9 points in 121:25.

Jussi Jokinen: 11 points in 120:12.

Pittsburgh was 2-6 and are now 44-178 (1) this season. Jokinen had a goal and a helper with Kunitz scoring the other goal. Malkin, Crosby and Niskanen each had an assist.

ST. LOUIS

Kevin Shattenkirk: 20 points in 168:08 minutes of power play time.

Alex Pietrangelo: 16 points in 156:31.

T.J. Oshie: 12 points in 142:00.

Alexander Steen: 10 points in 136:51.

David Backes: 13 points in 122:50.

Derek Roy: 16 points in 121:58.

The Blues were 3-11 this week and are now 45-189 (2) this season.  Backes, Brenden Morrow and Jaden Schwartz found the back of the net while Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko, Oshie, Roy, Jay Bouwmeester and Chris Steward drew assists.

SAN JOSE

Joe Thornton: 16 points in 207:12 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Marleau: 16 points in 204:52.

Joe Pavelski: 21 points in 194:52.

Dan Boyle: 13 points in 174:58.

Logan Couture: 11 points in 165:04.

Jason Demers: 9 points in 107:13.

San Jose was 0-11 this week and are 36-202 (18) this season. 

TAMPA BAY

Martin St. Louis: 15 points in 194:40 minutes of power play time.

Teddy Purcell: 13 points in 187:06.

Valtteri Filppula: 13 points in 169:08.

Tyler Johnson: 8 points in 151:10.

Alex Killorn: 6 points in 111:18.

Victor Hedman: 4 points in 105:11.

The Lightning were 0-8 this week to bring them to 31-182 (20) in 2013-14.  They could have Steve Stamkos back this week.

TORONTO

Dion Phaneuf: 9 points in 194:03 minutes of power play time.

Phil Kessel: 19 points in 191:16.

James van Riemsdyk: 15 points in 188:24.

Cody Franson: 17 points 174:42.

Nazem Kadri: 13 points in 131:28.

Joffrey Lupul: 10 points in 127:29.

The Maple Leafs 3-11 this week and are 42-185 (4) in 2013-14.  Kessel had a goal and an assist for the second week in a row, van Riemsdyk and Lupul also scoring. Morgan Rielly had two helpers with Franson, Phaneuf and Kadri also drawing assists.

VANCOUVER

Daniel Sedin: 15 points in 210:04 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Kesler: 14 points in 203:40.

Henrik Sedin: 15 points in 177:05.

Jason Garrison: 11 points in 170:44.

Dan Hamhuis: 2 points in 131:03.

Alexander Edler: 5 points in 102:44.

The Canucks were 1-7 this week and are now 25-179 (28). Edler was set up by Alex Burrows and Kesler.  

WASHINGTON

Alex Ovechkin: 27 points in 265:08 minutes of power play time.

Nicklas Backstrom: 31 points in 212:10.

Troy Brouwer: 13 points in 195:22.

Marcus Johansson: 17 points in 177:55.

John Carlson: 10 points in 162:43.

Mike Green: 13 points in 156:36.

After failing to score in 15 attempts last week, the Capitals were 6-18 in the last seven days and are now 47-203 (3) this season.  Ovechkin had two goals and one assist with Carlson picking up one goal and two assists. Brouwer had one of each as did Jason Chimera while Joel Ward had the other goal. Backstrom had four assists with Martin Erat, who has yet to score this season in any situation on the ice, having two. Johansson finished off the scoring with an assist.

WINNIPEG

Tobias Enstrom: 7 points in 204:52 minutes of power play time.

Dustin Byfuglien: 19 points in 202:10.

Andrew Ladd: 8 points in 156:02.

Bryan Little: 9 points in 155:11.

Blake Wheeler: 11 points in 154:54.

Mark Scheifele: 4 points in 116:27.

The Jets were 0-8 this week and are now 25-188 (25) this season.  

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