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In the Crease: Hung out to dry?

Updated: January 19, 2011, 5:13 PM ET
By Tim Kavanagh | Special to ESPN.com

Across the league this season, power plays are scoring at an 18.3 percent clip, up ever so slightly from the 18.2 percent success rate in 2009-10. Allowing an opponent to go a man up does not mean it will automatically score, but it does happen once every five or so times. In other words, the teams that go short-handed more often put themselves -- and their goaltenders -- at a disadvantage. This is not exactly breaking news. As we know, facing a lot of shots isn't necessarily a bad thing (it can ...

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