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Chukcha 02-07-2013 08:57 AM

Was there any team ever in the NHL history to have the best PP and PK both?
 
In the same season?

barnztormre 02-07-2013 09:15 AM

Without looking it up, I'd guess some of the powerhouse Canadiens teams of the Original 6 era. Not only were they legendary good, there were only five other teams.

kurri_17 02-07-2013 09:42 AM

I don't have time to do the search (and stay employed), but here's a source to look:
http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_1971.html

You can just slide from year to year...

I have it on 71 as I figured the early 70's bruins or mid 70's habs might be a good start.

Czech Your Math 02-07-2013 09:53 AM

'85 Islanders, '76 Islanders, '69 Bruins

I thought Wings might have done so, since they usually had a very good PP and staunch defense. They missed out in '96, when they were first in PK and second only to one of the best power plays of all time ('96 Pens).

MiamiScreamingEagles 02-07-2013 09:54 AM

The question has been asked in the past and I seem to recall the Islanders (mid 1970s) doing it before and after their Cup wins. Not 100% sure.

Edit: answered above.

Chukcha 02-07-2013 11:49 AM

thank you all :handclap:

pnep 02-07-2013 02:00 PM

SEASONTeam% PP #% PK #SUM #
1984-85NYI1/211/212
1975-76NYI1/181/182
1968-69BOS1/121/122
1965-66CHI1/61/62
1997-98DAL1/262/263
1995-96DET2/261/263
1993-94BUF2/261/263
1988-89CAL2/211/213
1978-79MTL2/171/173
1976-77MTL2/181/183
1970-71BOS1/142/143
1966-67MTL2/61/63

DL44 02-07-2013 02:16 PM

I could of sworn the Canucks did this in 2011...


EDIT: they were # 1 in both categories till the last 4 games.
Gave up 6 PP goals in just 21 opportunities.

Were sitting #1 at 86.6% before the final 4 games.

Sticks and Pucks 02-26-2013 10:27 PM

Interesting that the Islanders managed to pull it off in 1985 after their dynasty was over.

SealsFan 03-15-2013 10:02 AM

Great stat, amazing that only 4 teams have pulled it off.


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