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Power Play Report

by Joey Alfieri
Updated On: October 8, 2018, 10:01 am ET

The Washington Capitals are the defending Stanley Cup Champions for many reasons. One of the reasons, is because they have one of the most dynamic attacks in the league. In the first week of the 2018-19 season, they showed just how potent they were by clicking at 50 percent on the power play.

  

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ANAHEIM

 

Rickard Rakell: Two points in 1:34 minutes of power play time.

 

Jakob Silfverberg: Two points in 1:33.

 

Ryan Getzlaf: One point in 1:37.

 

Adam Henrique: One point in 1:38

 

The Ducks went 2-5 during the opening week of the regular season. Rakell and Silfverberg were the only two players to pick up multiple points on the man-advantage this week.

 

ARIZONA

 

Oliver Ekman-Larsson: 0 points in 3:28 minutes of power play time.

 

Clayton Keller: 0 points in 3:23.

 

Derek Stepan: 0 points in 3:03

 

Richard Panik: 0 points in 2:55

 

The Coyotes managed to get six power play opportunities in the opening week of the season, but they failed to convert on any of them.

 

BOSTON

 

Ryan Donato: One power play point in 1:00 of power play time.

 

Patrice Bergeron: One point in 1:13.

 

Brad Marchand: One point in 1:13.

 

Charlie McAvoy: 0 points in 1:26 of ice time.

 

The Bruins had three power play opportunities this week and they managed to convert on one of them. Donato scored the only goal on the man-advantage so far.

 

BUFFALO

 

Conor Sheary: Two power play points in 2:16 of power play time.

Sam Reinhart: One point in 3:42.

 

Jack Eichel: One point in 4:14.

 

Casey Mittelstadt: One point in 1:25.

 

Rasmus Ristolainen: One point in 3:51.

 

The Sabres went 2-6 on the power play this week. Sheary scored both of the goals on the man-advantage for Buffalo.

 

CALGARY

 

Johnny Gaudreau: Four power play points in 7:23 of power play time.

 

Matthew Tkachuk: Three points in 7:03.

 

Sean Monahan: Two points in 7:17.

 

Elias Lindholm: One point in 6:32.

 

The Flames went 3-13 on the man-advantage in three games this week. Gaudreau, Monahan and Lindholm each scored a goal on the power play.

 

CAROLINA

 

Justin Faulk: 0 points in 2:38 of power play time.

 

Teuvo Teravainen: 0 points in 2:37.

 

Sebastian Aho: 0 points in 2:28.

 

Valentin Zykov: 0 points in 1:57.

 

Justin Williams: 0 points in 1:56

 

The Hurricanes failed to score on all four of their power play attempts in the opening week of the regular season.

 

CHICAGO

 

Patrick Kane: 0 points in 4:14 of power play time.

 

Jonathan Toews: 0 points in 3:38.

Alex DeBrincat: 0 points in 3:35.

 

Nick Schmaltz: 0 points in 3:35.

 

Duncan Keith: 0 points in 2:27 of ice time.

 

The Blackhawks went 0-7 on the power play in the opening week of the 2018-19 regular season.

 

COLORADO

 

Carl Soderberg: Two points in 1:57 of power play time.

 

Alexander Kerfoot: Two points in 1:47.

 

Colin Wilson: One point in 1:36.

 

J.T. Compher: One point in 1:46.

 

The Avalanche went 2-7 on the power play in the last week. Wilson and Compher managed to score the two goals on the man-advantage.

 

COLUMBUS

 

Pierre-Luc Dubois: One point in 5:47 of power play time.

 

Cam Atkinson: One point in 5:39.

 

Artemi Panarin: One point in 6:02.

 

Zach Werenski: 0 points in 6:22.

 

The Blue Jackets went 1-9 on the power play this week. Only Atkinson found the back of the net on the man-advantage this week.

 

DALLAS

 

Jamie Benn: Three points in 3:32 of power play time.

 

Jason Spezza: Two points in 3:52.

 

Tyler Seguin: Two points in 4:07.

 

Alexander Radulov: One point in 3:50

John Klingberg: One point in 3:42.

 

The Stars went 3-7 on the power play this week. Benn scored twice on the man-advantage, while Seguin found the back of the net once.

 

DETROIT

 

Tyler Bertuzzi: One point in 1:28 of power play time

 

Gustav Nyquist: One point in 1:32.

 

Dylan Larkin: One point in 1:30.

 

Filip Hronek: 0 points in 1:41.

 

The Red Wings went 1-3 on the man-advantage this week. Bertuzzi was the only Wing to find the back of the net on the power play.

 

EDMONTON

 

Connor McDavid: One point in 4:17 of power play time.

 

Leon Draisaitl: One point in 3:40.

 

Milan Lucic: One point in 3:40.

 

Oscar Klefbom: 0 points in 3:19.

 

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 0 points in 3:19.

 

The Oilers went 1-4 on the power play in their only game of the week. Lucic found the back of the net, while McDavid and Draisaitl picked up the assists.

 

FLORIDA

 

Jonathan Huberdeau: 0 points in 5:47 of power play time

 

Mike Hoffman: 0 points in 5:47.

 

Vincent Trocheck: 0 points in 5:25.

 

Aleksander Barkov: 0 points in 4:55.

 

Evgeni Dadonov: 0 points in 4:06.

 

The Panthers went 0-5 on the man-advantage in their first week of the regular season.

 

LOS ANGELES

 

Ilya Kovalchuk: 0 points in 4:13 of power play time.

 

Anze Kopitar: 0 points in 3:40.

 

Adrian Kempe: 0 points in 3:14.

 

Drew Doughty: 0 points in 3:36.

 

Not only did the Kings go 0-8 on the power play this week, but they also got a scare when Doughty hurt his left knee. Thankfully, the 28-year-old was able to return to action.

 

MINNESOTA

 

Mathew Dumba: 0 points in 2:59 of power play time.

 

Ryan Suter: 0 points in 2:40.

 

Eric Staal: 0 points in 2:35.

 

Mikael Granlund: 0 points in 2:35.

 

Mikko Koivu: 0 points in 2:24

 

The Wild went 0-5 on the man-advantage in the first week of the regular season.

 

MONTREAL

 

Andrew Shaw: One point in 2:48 of power play time.

 

Max Domi: One point in 2:57.

 

Jesperi Kotkaniemi: One point in 2:44.

 

Jeff Petry: 0 points in 3:30.

 

Jonathan Drouin: 0 points in 3:03.

 

The Canadiens went 1-7 on the power play in the first week of the season. Shaw, who didn’t play at all in the preseason, managed to score his team’s only power play goal of the year.

NASHVILLE

 

P.K. Subban: 0 points in 1:01 of power play time.

 

Craig Smith: 0 points in 0:59.

 

Filip Forsberg: 0 points in 0:59.

 

Ryan Johansen: 0 points in 0:59.

 

Viktor Arvidsson: 0 points in 0:59.

 

Not only did the Predators fail to score on the power play this week, they only managed to draw two power play opportunities in two games. That should change.

 

NEW JERSEY

 

Will Butcher: One point in 1:26 of power play time.

 

Kyle Palmieri: One point in 1:03.

 

Nico Hischier: One point in 1:03.

 

Damon Severson: 0 points in 1:04

 

The Devils went 1-2 on the power play this week. They only played one game this week, as they took on the Oilers in Sweden on Saturday. Palmieri scored on the man-advantage.

 

NY ISLANDERS

 

Josh Bailey: Two points in 4:11 of power play time.

 

Mathew Barzal: Two points in 3:47.

 

Anders Lee: One point in 3:45

 

Ryan Pulock: One point in 2:01.

 

The Islanders converted on two of their seven power play opportunities this week. Bailey and Lee found the back of the net on the man-advantage.

 

NY RANGERS

 

Pavel Buchnevich: One point in 2:19 of power play time.

Tony DeAngelo: One point in 2:13.

 

Kevin Hayes: One point in 1:52.

 

Chris Kreider: 0 points in 2:55.

 

Mika Zibanejad: 0 points in 2:50.

 

The Rangers went 1-8 on the power play in the first week of the regular season. Buchnevich scored on the man-advantage against Carolina on Sunday.

 

OTTAWA

 

Maxime Lajoie: One point in 1:58 of power play time.

 

Chris Tierney: One point in 2:05.

 

Colin White: One point in 2:21

 

Thomas Chabot: One point in 2:03.

 

The Senators went 1-5 on the power play this week. White was the only Senator to find the back of the net on the man-advantage.

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

Jakub Voracek: One point in 4:27 of power play time.

 

Claude Giroux: One point in 4:27.

 

Wayne Simmonds: One point in 4:07.

 

Shayne Gostisbehere: 0 points in 4:32.

 

The Flyers went 1-7 on the man-advantage this week. Simmonds scored on the power play against Vegas on Thursday night.

 

PITTSBURGH

 

Jake Guentzel: One point in 2:48 of power play time.

 

Evgeni Malkin: One point in 5:31.

 

Justin Schultz: One point in 2:40

 

Daniel Sprong: One point in 2:19.

 

Kris Letang: One point in 5:36.

Phil Kessel: One point in 5:40.

 

The Penguins went 2-9 on the power play in the first week of the season. Guentzel and Letang scored the goals on the man-advantage.

 

SAN JOSE

 

Erik Karlsson: 0 points in 3:14 of power play time.

 

Logan Couture: 0 points in 3:07.

 

Joe Pavelski: 0 points in 2:46.

 

Brent Burns: 0 points in 2:41.

 

The Sharks have a lot of firepower on the man-advantage, but that didn’t prevent them from going 0-6 on the power play.

 

ST. LOUIS

 

Patrick Maroon: Two points in 4:51 of power play time.

 

Ryan O'Reilly: Two points in 5:04.

 

Vladimir Tarasenko: One point in 4:59.

 

Colton Parayko: One point in 0:29.

 

The Blues went 2-10 on the man-advantage. Tarasenko and Parayko both scored for the Blues on the power play in the first week of the season.

 

TAMPA BAY

 

Victor Hedman: 0 points in 4:28 of power play time.

 

Nikita Kucherov: 0 points in 4:27.

 

Brayden Point: 0 points in 4:17.

 

J.T. Miller: 0 points in 4:08.

 

Steven Stamkos: 0 points in 4:08.

 

The Lightning only skated in one game this week. They managed to go 0-3 on the man-advantage.

 

TORONTO

 

Morgan Rielly: Three points in 1:49 of power play time.

 

Mitch Marner: Two points in 2:10.

 

Auston Matthews: Two points in 2:04.

 

Nazem Kadri: One point in 1:57.

 

John Tavares: One point in 2:10.

 

The Leafs’ entire first power-play unit came up with at least a point on the man-advantage this week. The team went 3-7 on the power play overall.

 

VANCOUVER

 

Alexander Edler: Two points in 3:15 of power play time.

 

Elias Pettersson: Two points in 3:20.

 

Bo Horvat: Two points in 3:09.

 

Brock Boeser: 0 points in 3:09.

 

The Canucks went 2-7 on the power play in the opening week of the regular season. Pettersson and Horvat found the back of the net on the man-advantage.

 

VEGAS

 

 Reilly Smith: 0 points in 2:40 of power play time.

 

Jonathan Marchessault: 0 points in 2:36.

 

William Karlsson: 0 points in 2:36.

 

Shea Theodore: 0 points in 2:33.

 

Colin Miller: 0 points in 2:22.

 

The Golden Knights went 0-6 on the power play in the opening week of the regular season.

 

WASHINGTON

 

Nicklas Backstrom: Two points in 3:29 of power play time.

 

Alex Ovechkin: Two points in 4:06.

 

Evgeny Kuznetsov: Two points in 3:47.

 

John Carlson: Two points in 4:22.

 

T.J. Oshie: One point in 3:25.

 

As you’d imagine, the Capitals power play did pretty well in the first week of the season. The defending Stanley Cup Champions went 4-8 on the man-advantage, with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov (twice) and Carlson scoring on the power play.

 

WINNIPEG

 

Mark Scheifele: One point in 2:54 of power play time.

 

Blake Wheeler: One point in 2:54.

 

Patrik Laine: One point in 2:49.

 

Kyle Connor: 0 points in 2:54.

 

Dustin Byfuglien: 0 points in 2:44.

 

The Jets went 1-5 on the power play in the first week of the season. Laine was the only Jet to find the back of the net on the man-advantage