Haggerty: Bruins power play has become 'lethal weapon'
Sun, 10 Mar 2013|
Joe Haggerty explains how the Bruins have started to finally have some success on the power play.
Sorry it's not exactly worst to first but the Bruins power play is getting better. After starting the year is one of the worst teams in the NHL with the man advantage. The -- creeping towards the middle of the Bruins are not 28 in the league with a power play success rate of sixteen point 2%. For more on why the beast power plays heating up we use the CS NNE dot com insider John Hackett. Over the first couple of months of the season the Bruins power play was a laughingstock a punch line. But a funny thing has happened over the last thirteen games. It's actually become a lethal weapon the Bruins are eight for 34 on the power play cranking -- a 23 point 5% success rate. And the success all comes down to a couple of things I thought I was -- you mentioned watching video of the season was. Power play which relies on quick puck movement and decision making. Like Julian said it comes down to knowing what you're gonna do with the puck before it comes view and not sitting -- stick handling or -- as he likes the. You know we tried to get our guys to move the puck quickly and knowing you know use -- term note dusting you know we. But for me -- guy I should know what he wants to do with -- before he gets the puck you know a lot of times I felt we're getting the puck and we're looking at what options we had. So we always have to be a step ahead of the game when you're on -- par. With both scored that goal so it should be easier. They definitely she's a maximum period of the game means so. Plus 1 o'clock in momentum and I think you're just not being chemistry. More more together both -- and you know Smart plays and spend on them. Now the Bruins still have some work to do for the gonna get feared and respected. On the man advantage by other teams around the NHL they're still in the bottom third of the league ranks twentieth right now but they are. Ahead of the Detroit Red Wings the Vancouver Canucks and the New York Rangers some pretty decent offensive teams right there. One thing is for certain the Bruins are gonna need a lot out of the power play. They're gonna have success on the road next to back to back games against the Ottawa Senators in the Pittsburgh Penguins. From us through your arena in Wilmington with the Bruins Joseph Hagerty Comcast sports net the way.