Avoid the Bruins

Mike Finewax
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If you are looking for power play numbers, then perhaps it’s a good idea to avoid Boston Bruin players.

The Bruins do not get a lot of power play opportunities compared to the rest of the NHL and the numbers over the last seven years show that to be true.

In the last seven seasons the Bruins have been no better than 25th in the NHL in power play opportunities.

2007-08 – 27th

2008-09 – 27th

2009-10 – 29th

2010-11 – 26th (tied)

2011-12 – 25th (tied)

2012-13 – 30th

2013-14 – 30th

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In addition, over the last five seasons, their top point producer on the power play has been Zdeno Chara who had 18 in 2011-12. Torey Krug has 12 this season but it was so bad in 2012-13 that David Krejci led the team with only seven power play points during the truncated season.


Corey Perry:  7 points in 142:59 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Getzlaf: 11 points in 134:01.

Cam Fowler: 11 points in 133:00.

Nick Bonino: 11 points in 115:25.

Dustin Penner: 9 points in 76:17.

Teemu Selanne: 2 points in 75:41.

The Ducks were 0-8 with the man-advantage this week and are 19-131 this season.


David Krejci: 11 points in 95:56 minutes of power play time.

Torey Krug: 12 points in 93:43.

Jarome Iginla: 6 points in 92:56.

Zdeno Chara: 8 points in 90:51.

Milan Lucic: 7 points in 87:32.

Patrice Bergeron: 2 points in 76:11.

The Bruins were 4-9 this week and are now 23-106 this season. Iginla scored twice with Reilly Smith and Carl Soderberg each picking up a goal and an assist. Krug had two assists with Krejci and Lucic getting one apiece.


Christian Ehrhoff: 2 points in 128:45 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Ennis: 6 points in 121:56.

Matt Moulson: 14 points in 112:28.

Cody Hodgson: 8 points in 100:15.

Tyler Myers: 5 points in 83:25.

Jamie McBain: 3 points in 80:28.

The Sabres were 1-4 this week and are now 15-118 this season. Steve Ott was the lone goal scorer with Moulson and Myers setting him up.


Kris Russell: 5 points in 116:10 minutes of power play time.

Jiri Hudler: 8 points in 113:52.

Dennis Wideman: 2 points in 90:36.

Michael Cammalleri: 5 points in 100:36.

Mark Giordano: 10 points in 73:57.

T.J. Brodie: 4 points in 69:29.

The Flames were 2-8 and are 18-124 this season. Giordano and Hudler were in on both with each picking up a goal and an assist. Cammalleri and Mikael Backlund each had an assist.


Eric Staal: 8 points in 138:48 minutes of power play time.

Justin Faulk: 5 points in 101:29.

Andrej Sekera: 8 points in 96:09.

Alexander Semin: 5 points in 96:00.

Nathan Gerbe: 6 points in 94:25.

Ryan Murphy: 3 points in 92:32.

The Hurricanes were 3-9 this week and are now 19-137 on the season. Jeff Skinner led the way with two goals and an assist with Justin Faulk also finding the back of the net. Eric Staal, Jordan Staal, Semin and Sekera drew assists.


Patrick Kane: 20 points in 139:44 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Sharp: 16 points in 137:55.

Jonathan Toews: 9 points in 132:35.

Duncan Keith: 15 points in 133:25.

Andrew Shaw: 8 points in 100:39.

Nick Leddy: 7 points in 82:08.

Chicago was 3-7 this week and are 34-137 this season. Sharp, Shaw and Leddy were the goal scorers with Keith picking up two assists. Kane, Toews, Brent Seabrook and Brandon Saad each had one helper.


Andre Benoit: 4 points in 95:38 minutes of power play time.

Erik Johnson: 5 points in 95:37.

P. A. Parenteau: 2 points in 95:27.

Ryan O'Reilly: 7 points in 92:54.

Matt Duchene: 8 points in 87:58.

Gabriel Landeskog: 7 points in 87:27.

The Avs were 1-6 this week and are currently 18-112 this year. Rookie Nathan MacKinnon scored with O'Reilly and Johnson assisting.


Ryan Johansen: 10 points in 105:53 minutes of power play time.

James Wisniewski: 9 points in 102:19.

Jack Johnson: 3 points in 100:29.

R.J. Umberger: 8 points in 97:33.

Cam Atkinson: 2 points in 90:55.

Brandon Dubinsky: 5 points in 87:08.

The Blue Jackets were 0-13 this past week and are now 22-129.


Jamie Benn: 6 points in 134:48 minutes of power play time.

Tyler Seguin: 7 points in 131:20.

Alex Chiasson: 5 points in 115:56.

Sergei Gonchar: 8 points in 107:46.

Ray Whitney: 5 points in 106:15.

Alex Goligoski: 2 points in 105:02.

The Stars were 2-12 this week and are now 16-137. Benn was in on both with a goal and an assist while Valeri Nichushkin also scored. Erik Cole, Seguin and Whitney had assists.


Niklas Kronwall: 12 points in 123:52 minutes of power play time.

Daniel Alfredsson: 9 points in 110:36.

Pavel Datsyuk: 11 points in 106:40.

Todd Bertuzzi: 4 points in 94:33.

Henrik Zetterberg: 11 points in 92:36.

Jakub Kindl: 5 points in 87:24.

Detroit was 2-6 this week and are now 25-133 this season. Zetterberg returned after missing over three weeks and scored, as did Alfredsson. Datsyuk assisted on both goals with Kronwall also picking up an assist.


Jordan Eberle: 9 points in 140:53 minutes of power play time.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 10 points in 132:00.

David Perron: 9 points in 123:49.

Taylor Hall: 8 points in 122:18.

Justin Schultz: 5 points in 118:40.

Ales Hemsky: 8 points in 104:52.

The Oilers were great on the power play this week at 4-7 and are 27-151 this season.  Eberle had a goal and a helper with Hall, Perron and Ryan Smyth also finding the back of the net. Schultz, Nugent-Hopkins, Hemsky and Andrew Ference had one assist apiece.


Brian Campbell: 8 points in 172:40 minutes of power play time.

Tomas Fleischmann: 6 points in 113:48.

Aleksander Barkov: 6 points in 105:55.

Jonathan Huberdeau: 4 points in 98:31.

Dmitry Kulikov: Zero points in 89:56.

Tom Gilbert: 4 points in 85:19.

The Panthers were 2-12 this past week and are now 15-134. Sean Bergenheim had both goals with Barkov assisting twice while Campbell chipped in with one.


Drew Doughty: 8 points in 144:01 minutes of power play time.

Anze Kopitar: 11 points in 128:04.

Mike Richards: 7 points in 122:07.

Justin Williams: 5 points in 93:35.

Slava Voynov: 5 points in 88:53.

Jeff Carter: 5 points in 86:28.

The Kings were 1-4 this week and are 21-131 this season.  Kopitar scored with Voynov and Doughty setting him up.


Ryan Suter: 9 points in 154:31 minutes of power play time.

Mikko Koivu: 11 points in 142:25.

Jason Pominville: 9 points in 142:18.

Zach Parise: 11 points in 122:13.

Dany Heatley: 6 points in 93:40.

Jared Spurgeon: 4 points in 90:34.

The Wild were 2-12 this week and are 25-129 thus far this season. Koivu and Mikael Granlund scored and Pominville set up both goals. Suter and Charlie Coyle also drew assists.


P.K. Subban: 14 points in 175:17 minutes of power play time.

Andrei Markov: 11 points in 161:31.

Brendan Gallagher: 5 points in 96:21.

Alex Galchenyuk: 7 points in 83:47.

David Desharnais: 5 points in 80:46.

Max Pacioretty: 7 points in 80:29.

The Canadiens were 0-6 this week and are 28-137 during the 2013-14 season.  


David Legwand: 11 points in 111:19 minutes of power play time.

Shea Weber: 14 points in 110:47.

Patric Hornqvist: 8 points in 106:02.

Matt Cullen: 4 points in 92:55.

Seth Jones: 6 points in 90:38.

Roman Josi: 5 points in 89:58.

The Predators were 2-10 this week and are now 26-124 in 2013-14. Mike Fisher and Craig Smith were the goal scorers with Hornqvist, Weber, Jones and Ryan Ellis drawing assists.


Jaromir Jagr: 9 points in 116:51 minutes of power play time.

Marek Zidlicky: 7 points in 115:10.

Michael Ryder: 4 points in 101:59.

Travis Zajac: 5 points in 95:49.

Andy Greene: 10 points in 87:26.

Patrik Elias: 8 points in 79:39.

The Devils were 0-5 this week and are now 21-114 this season.


Kyle Okposo: 7 points in 150:18 minutes of power play time.

John Tavares: 14 points in 149:57.

Thomas Vanek: 7 points in 136:37.

Frans Nielsen: 10 points in 134:19.

Andrew MacDonald: 5 points in 125:41.

Josh Bailey: 1 point in 53:00.

The Islanders were 0-7 during the seven days and are currently 19-126.


Brad Richards: 8 points in 147:07 minutes of power play time.

Derek Stepan: 11 points in 123:01.

Ryan McDonagh: 8 points in 108:35.

Mats Zuccarello: 13 points in 104:59.

Derick Brassard: 13 points in 91:29.

Chris Kreider: 8 points in 87:28.

The Rangers were 4-10 this week and are 28-135 this season. Benoit Pouliot scored twice and Zuccarello had one goal and two assists. Kreider scored the final power play goal while Brassard had three assists, McDonagh had two and Richards had one.


Erik Karlsson: 17 points in 190:17 minutes of power play time.

Jason Spezza: 10 points in 133:49.

Bobby Ryan: 8 points in 117:46.

Clarke MacArthur: 7 points in 115:13.

Kyle Turris: 8 points in 103:31.

Milan Michalek: 5 points in 90:45.

The Senators were 1-8 this week and are now 28-150.  Ryan was the lone goal scorer. Karlsson and Chris Phillips picked up the assists.


Claude Giroux: 16 points in 156:27 minutes of power play time.

Jakub Voracek: 10 points in 139:31.

Kimmo Timonen: 8 points in 132:37.

Wayne Simmonds: 9 points in 132:32.

Mark Streit: 8 points in 117:35.

Scott Hartnell: 8 points in 114:44.

The Flyers were 4-9 on the power play and are now 27-147 on the season. Simmonds scored three times with Hartnell picking up the other goal in addition to getting one assist. Giroux and Voracek each had three assists while Timonen had one.


Oliver Ekman-Larsson: 8 points in 148:46 minutes of power play time.

Keith Yandle: 14 points in 140:26.

Mike Ribeiro: 9 points in 139:31.

Radim Vrbata: 13 points in 102:14.

Martin Hanzal: 8 points in 101:51.

Antoine Vermette: 6 points in 85:01.

The Coyotes were 1-9 this week and are now 26-130 this season. Vrbata scored with Ribeiro and Yandle drawing the assists.


Sidney Crosby: 20 points in 174:13 minutes of power play time.

Chris Kunitz: 17 points in 146:31.

Evgeni Malkin: 19 points in 140:31.

Matt Niskanen: 6 points in 95:06.

Kris Letang: 7 points in 95:04.

Jussi Jokinen: 11 points in 91:17.

The Penguins were 3-14 this past week and are now 36-140 this season. James Neal had two goals and one helper with Kunitz picking up one of each. Crosby and Niskanen had one assist apiece.


Kevin Shattenkirk: 15 points in 115:57 minutes of power play time.

Alex Pietrangelo: 10 points in 113:14.

Alexander Steen: 9 points in 110:49.

T.J. Oshie: 8 points in 104:49.

Derek Roy: 13 points in 91:01.

Jay Bouwmeester: 8 points in 90:55.

The Blues were 4-10 this week and are now 32-138 this season. Shattenkirk had two goals and one assist with Jaden Schwartz and Patrik Berglund also scoring. Vladimir Sobotka had two assists despite playing in only one game. Pietrangelo, Brenden Morrow, Oshie, Chris Stewart and Vladimir Tarasenko chipped in with one assist each.


Joe Thornton: 12 points in 157:43 minutes of power play time.

Patrick Marleau: 14 points in 154:38.

Logan Couture: 11 points in 152:42.

Joe Pavelski: 16 points in 145:57.

Dan Boyle: 9 points in 125:01.

Jason Demers: 6 points in 77:28.

The Sharks were 3-9 this week and are 29-157 this season. Demers had a goal and an assist with Matt Irwin and Marleau also putting the puck in the net. Tommy Wingels had two assists while Boyle Thornton and Brent Burns had one apiece.


Martin St. Louis: 10 points in 140:37 minutes of power play time.

Teddy Purcell: 9 points in 133:24.

Valtteri Filppula: 12 points in 121:17.

Tyler Johnson: 5 points in 97:02.

Sami Salo: 4 points in 92:02.

Alex Killorn: 4 points in 88:54.

The Lightning were 2-10 this week and are now 22-135 this season. Filppula had a goal and an assist with Johnson picking up the other goal. Purcell assisted on both and St. Louis had one assist.


Dion Phaneuf: 6 points in 139:16 minutes of power play time.

Phil Kessel: 11 points in 136:58.

James van Riemsdyk: 10 points in 132:22.

Cody Franson: 13 points 125:26.

Nazem Kadri: 9 points in 93:03.

Joffrey Lupul: 9 points in 91:50.

The Maple Leafs were 1-9 during the week and are 29-130 this season. Kessel was the goal scorer as van Riemsdyk and Phaneuf set him up.


Daniel Sedin: 13 points in 136:42 minutes of power play time.

Henrik Sedin: 12 points in 134:14.

Ryan Kesler: 10 points in 132:11.

Jason Garrison: 10 points in 117:41.

Dan Hamhuis: 2 points in 97:51.

Kevin Bieksa: 3 points in 76:58.

The Canucks were 0-1 this week and are now 19-125.


Alex Ovechkin: 22 points in 187:25 minutes of power play time.

Nicklas Backstrom: 24 points in 151:48.

Troy Brouwer: 11 points in 139:21.

Marcus Johansson: 14 points in 120:26.

Mike Green: 11 points in 114:53.

John Carlson: 6 points in 104:46.

The Capitals went 2-11 this week and are 37-145 this season. Backstrom and Green scored with Carlson, Brouwer, Martin Erat and Dmitry Orlov drawing the assists.


Dustin Byfuglien: 14 points in 146:05 minutes of power play time.

Tobias Enstrom: 5 points in 143:37.

Andrew Ladd: 6 points in 112:22.

Blake Wheeler: 9 points in 111:36.

Bryan Little: 6 points in 111:04.

Devin Setoguchi: 2 points in 78:26.

The Jets were 1-8 this week and are now 20-134. Ladd scored with Little and Byfuglien chipping in with the assists.  

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