Special teams in hockey are the most important part to achieving success.
Usually a stronger penalty kill is desired for those moments where mental mistakes happen, but a lethal power play can keep a penalty kill on the edge.
It adds a new dimension to a team's offense that can change the outcome of any game.
This season, the Red Wings have struggled finding consistency on the power play. The first group has been able to generate some goals but the second grouping has been nonexistent.
Part of the blame can be because of the injuries.
Besides that, there are many ways the Red Wings can better utilize their most effective component of special teams.
Four simple ways that associate coach Tom Renney can use to scare teams when they go a man down.