Tampa Bay scored its only goal on the power play, but the Rangers were zero for two on the power play. They haven't scored in their last eight power-play opportunities.
The Eastern Conference is packed with good teams this season, and if the Rangers want to move to the front of the pack, they need to play better when they have more skaters on the ice.
Though troubling, the Rangers' deficiencies on the power play are all basics of hockey and will be corrected soon. It may be a short season, but it is still only eight games old. Think of the stupid things you did when you were eight.
Here are some suggestions to break the Rangers' power-play drought.