Long shots are a best bet for making power play work

Via: Buffalo News

'“There’s no science to it,” coach Lindy Ruff said. “Most goals — over 70 percent of the goals on power plays — are led from somebody shooting from the point, or one of those guys in a high umbrella [standing on the edge of the faceoff circles] getting a shot through and the goaltender’s scrambling on a rebound. Not often do you score a goal where you get five passes and all of a sudden it’s in the net. That’s a rarity.”'