The Hockey PDOcast

Episode 80: A Two-Man Advantage

April 20, 2016

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 ------------ Every episode of this podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher and can also be streamed from our website. Make sure to not only subscribe so that you don’t miss out on any new shows as they’re released, but also take a minute to leave a glowing review. Thanks for listening! neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.