If I told you that the Seattle Kraken account for 52 percent of shot attempts at five-on-five, 53 percent of expected goals (including the third-best rate of expected goals against), and 53 percent of scoring chances, seeing the team at the bottom of the Pacific Division after 15 games becomes slightly confusing. On top of sub-par goaltending – the Kraken’s trio of Philipp Grubauer, Chris Driedger, and Joey Daccord have conceded a league-worst 14.2 goals above expected – their power play has, in a word, stunk. Let’s dig into how their units rank historically and what’s driving their abnormally poor finishing.
Seattle’s Power Play Is Historically Inefficient
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