2/16/17 | 12:07PM: Ryan McDonagh said Wednesday that the Rangers need to make one or two passes and then get the puck and bodies toward the net. (NYR)
He said that the Rangers have been struggling to get set up on the power play and even when they do they are making too many passes and looking for open lanes. (NYR)
McDonagh said that when the Rangers are going well on the power play they are making plays quickly but now they are "struggling to find" their confidence. (NYR)
2/15/17 | 5:46PM: The Rangers were 0-for-5 on the power play Monday against Columbus and are 0-for-10 with the man advantage in the past 10 games.
In the last 11 games, the Rangers are 2-for-29 and currently rank 15th in the NHL on the power play.
In the last 11 games, the Rangers have attempted 68 shots on the power play, putting 38 on net and scoring twice. (Natural Stat Trick)
Vigneault said that the Rangers want to keep a balance between making plays and keeping things simple, making two or three passes and putting the puck towards the net. (NYR)
He added, "sometimes you force things that aren't there and when you get a lane on the power play and can get something on the net, create a scramble or rebound, it's a good option. Simplifying it is a good option and that is what we are talking through with our players." (NYR)