Episode 80: A Two-Man Advantage

Arik Parnass joins the show to discuss how the importance of special teams execution has carried over from the regular season to the playoffs. We discuss how the disparity in power play efficiency has broken up the series for the Capitals, the changes the Lightning have made without Steven Stamkos, and a quick fix solution for the Islanders.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

0:30 Philadelphia’s march to the penalty box
4:00 Introducing ZEFR Rate
11:30 Going 6-on-4 late in games
13:45 Lightning powerplay Changes
17:45 What makes the Sharks power play tick
19:45 Fixing the Islanders
25:30 The importance of special teams

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