Post Tagged with: "Powerplay"

Logan Couture (Tony Medina/Icon SMI)

Can Logan Couture Continue His Fantasy Production?

One hundred thirteen. Hockey fans, we are officially 113 days away from Olympic hockey! In only 16 weeks, the most talented players form around the globe will take to the […]

by · October 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Fantasy, San Jose Sharks
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THW’s Colorado Avalanche Mailbag

If I have learned one thing over the course of my 18 years of sports fandom it is that fans love to do two things: question all decisions made by […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche
Seguin will be a Star in 2013-14 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Breaking Down the Bad: Diagnosing the Boston Bruins’ Dismal Powerplay

The Boston Bruins powerplay stinks. Currently thirtieth of thirty NHL squads, the Bruins’ single-digit (9.3%) rate puts the B’s in rarefied air of PP ineptitude. No point beating around the […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
Chimera in a faceoff against the Red Wings (Tom Turk/THW)

Red Wings Rewind: Week 3 Edition

Red Wings Rewind looks to recap the last 7 days in Red Wings action, both on and off the ice, as well as take a look forward to the challenges […]

by · October 24, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings
Marian Gaborik Clicking with Rangers linemates (Icon SMI)

Is the Five Forward Power Play the Future of the NHL?

In a sport where converting on a single power play can mean winning that game, teams may start to get a bit more creative in who they send out on those man-up opportunities. If the Rangers deploy the five forward power play and find success early in the season, certainly other teams will take notice.

by · October 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · The Press Box
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Boston Bruins: Don’t Be Surprised…

Mere minutes away from the start of their title defense, the Boston Bruins look like a team you can bet will be a contender come April. You can expect a […]

by · October 6, 2011 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins
Avery, proving that this series will remain a very physical one (Tom Turk/THW)

The Rangers Must Improve to Defeat the Caps

I’m putting a warning out right now: What I’m about to write will not sit well with many Rangers fans. After Sunday afternoon’s thrilling Game 3 victory over Washington in […]

by · April 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Washington Capitals
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Pens Strike Back, Take Edge in Series

PITTSBURGH-The Pittsburgh Penguins were supposed to be the team that stumbled in Game 3. They were the team searching for answers against a Tampa Bay Lightning team that had a strangle […]

by · April 20, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning
Pens Struck by Lightning, Series Tied

Pens Struck by Lightning, Series Tied

Pittsburgh-The stormy weather came early Friday night at the CONSOL Energy Center. No one expected there to be Lightning in the forecast after a dominant performance by the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

by · April 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning
Alex Kovalev had minimal impact during his 2011 return to Pittsburgh (Icon SMI)

PP: Playoff Push or Power Play Woes

Pittsburgh-The Pittsburgh Penguins have found a successful defensive recipe on a nightly basis to be at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. They are 5th in the NHL in […]

Philadelphia: Power Plays are their Problem

Philadelphia: Power Plays are their Problem

The Philadelphia Flyers ended their 4-game losing streak on Tuesday night with a 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers.  The win was the Flyers’ 41st of the season and ended […]

by · March 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Schneider solid, Canucks win snoozer

Schneider solid, Canucks win snoozer

Perhaps it was that Cory Schneider playing in front of them that had the Canucks playing such a seemingly shut-down game, or perhaps Colorado is just a bad offensive team. […]

by · November 5, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks