Mark McLarney writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.
April 9, 2016
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Picks for the Playoffs
Mark McLarney analyzes the top power-play targets for playoff drafts, including San Jose's Joe Thornton, who continues to turn back the clock this year.
March 21, 2016
The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements Down the Stretch
Mark McLarney looks at players on the waiver wire who can help on the power play down the stretch, including Washington's Matt Niskanen, who has taken advantage of increased ice time with injuries to teammates.
March 5, 2016
The Man Advantage: Hot Teams and the Power Play
Mark McLarney looks at four of the NHL's hottest teams, including Corey Perry and the Ducks, and how they're capitalizing on the power play.
February 21, 2016
The Man Advantage: Upward Trends
Mark McLarney looks at players who are seeing more power-play time than usual, including Minnesota's Charlie Coyle.
February 6, 2016
The Man Advantage: Post-All-Star Break Edition
Mark McLarney looks at players who have carried their hot pre-break play into the second half, including Philadelphia's Brayden Schenn, who has eight power-play points in 2016.
January 24, 2016
The Man Advantage: Biggest PP Disappointments
Mark McLarney ranks the league's biggest disappointments on the power play this season, but where does the Islanders' John Tavares end up?
January 10, 2016
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Roundup
The Ducks have turned around their season, in part thanks to the contributions of Ryan Getzlaf on the power play. Mark McLarney has that and more in this week's power-play installment.
December 27, 2015
The Man Advantage: Most Improved Power Plays
Mark McLarney looks at teams who have improved their player play this season, including the Rangers, who are led by Mats Zuccarello.
December 12, 2015
The Man Advantage: Holy Gost
Mark McLarney looks at players getting more power-play time, like Philadelphia's Shayne Gostisbehere, who is proving to be a game-breaking talent.
November 14, 2015
The Man Advantage: Next Man Up
Mark McLarney looks at who's excelling on the power play, including Edmonton's Oscar Klefbom, who is making the most of his increased time on the man advantage.
October 31, 2015
The Man Advantage: Early Season Surprises
Mark McLarney looks at six of the hottest power-play producers over the last two weeks, including New Jersey's Travis Zajac.
October 17, 2015
The Man Advantage: Players to Target
Mark McLarney looks at the early power-play numbers and how fantasy owners can take advantage, like targeting the Coyotes' Mikkel Boedker.
October 5, 2015
The Man Advantage: Who's Got the Power?
RotoWire's Mark McLarney ranks the power-play units, with the addition of Phil Kessel lifting the Penguins to the top spot.
April 11, 2015
The Man Advantage: Postseason Power Play
Mark McLarney looks at what to expect from the power play in the playoffs where Kyle Turris and the Senators hope to get an opportunity.
March 28, 2015
The Man Advantage: Down The Stretch
Mark McLarney looks at players who are hot on the power play as the season winds down, including Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
March 7, 2015
The Man Advantage: Trade Fallout for the Power Play
Mark McLarney examines the trade deadline's impact on the power play, including for the Florida Panthers, who acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Devils.
February 21, 2015
Mark McLarney checks on the Stars' power play after a couple of high-profile injuries to Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin.
February 7, 2015
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Avalanche
Mark McLarney looks to where the struggling Avs might turn after top power-play defenseman Erik Johnson was placed on injured reserve.
January 21, 2015
The Man Advantage: Future PP Stars
Jori Lehtera could eclipse 60 points in his first NHL season with the Blues, and could start seeing more time on the power play.
January 4, 2015
The Man Advantage: More Early Season PP Surprises
Jack Johnson made headlines earlier in the season for off-ice reasons, but he and the Blue Jackets have been fantastic on the power play this season.
December 5, 2014
The Man Advantage: Emerging Defensemen
Brayden McNabb is starting to get more power play time for the Kings. Look who else Mark McLarney highlights in similar situations in this week's article.
November 19, 2014
The Man Advantage: Players Off the Radar
Johan Franzen might have fallen off radar screens when he was out with an injury, but he's back now and seeing power-play opportunities.
November 7, 2014
The Man Advantage: Getting More Opportunities
The Lightning's Anton Stralman is off to a great start and getting more power play time with Victor Hedman out.
October 27, 2014
The Man Advantage: Early Season PP Surprises
Mark McLarney talks up five early season surprises, and also two to beware. Which list does the Islanders' Brock Nelson make?
October 5, 2014
The Man Advantage: Top Projected Units
Gabriel Landeskog and the Avs top Mark McLarney's list of top power play units for the 2014-15 season.
September 22, 2014
2014-2015 Hurricanes Preview: Storm Brewing in Goal
With his 2006 run to the Stanley Cup now a distant memory, Cam Ward will have to fend off upstart Anton Khudobin for No. 1 netminding duties on a middling Carolina squad.
September 20, 2014
2014-2015 Predators Preview: Music City Makeover
After the dismissal of long-time coach Barry Trotz following last season's 88-point effort, will Shea Weber and the Preds be able to regroup in Year 1 under new bench boss Peter Laviolette?
March 31, 2014
The Man Advantage: Surging Wings
The Red Wings are still in the hunt for a playoff spot despite not having the services of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk. Who is getting it done for them on the power play?
March 16, 2014
The Man Advantage: Fresh Blood
Ryan Strome is among those getting extra power play time as a result of trades or injuries. Check out who else Mark McLarney mentions in this week's edition.
March 2, 2014
The Man Advantage: Post-Olympics PP Summary
Injuries to top power play producers Henrik Zetterberg and John Tavares have created new opportunities - see who Mark McLarney has pinpointed as the top replacements for the injured stars.
January 28, 2014
The Man Advantage: Hidden PP Gems
James Wisniewski has been a key component of the surging Blue Jackets' power play.
January 11, 2014
The Man Advantage: Post-Holiday PP Lineup Shuffle
Appearances like this from Marian Gaborik have been very rare for the Blue Jackets.
December 29, 2013
The Man Advantage: Mid-Season PP Surprises
Mark Giordano is producing at an elite defenseman power play pace.
December 9, 2013
The Man Advantage: Random PP Observations
Dustin Penner is still riding shotgun with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, taking advantage of that opportunity to the tune of 23 points in 25 games.
November 24, 2013
The Man Advantage: More PP Injury Replacements
Who benefits on the Avalanche power play while Matt Duchene is out with an oblique injury?
November 11, 2013
The Man Advantage: Top Power Play Value Picks
Marcus Johansson has seen a huge spike in power play time on the Caps' first power play unit.
October 27, 2013
The Man Advantage: Power Play Injury Replacements
Chris Kunitz has received considerable extra power play time in Pittsburgh thanks to James Neal's injury.
October 14, 2013
The Man Advantage: Rookies Getting PP Time
The Bruins' Torey Krug makes Mark McLarney's list of early-season surprises on the power play, one of three rookies to make the list.
September 27, 2013
The Man Advantage: King of the Hill
Led by Sidney Crosby, the Penguins boast the league's top power-play unit entering the season. Mark McLarney takes a look at all 30 teams heading into Opening Night.
September 11, 2013
2013 Hurricanes Preview: Stormy Weather
Can Eric Staal and the Carolina offense score enough to offset the Hurricanes' suspect blue line this season?
2013 Predators Preview: Blue Line Buzz
Shea Weber and a deep corps of blueliners are once again the strength in Nashville, but can the Preds return to the playoffs with a cast of largely unproven scorers?
April 16, 2013
The Man Advantage: Late-Season PP Observations
Edmonton and Sam Gagner are proving that a strong power play alone does not a playoff team make.
March 31, 2013
The Man Advantage: Big Changes in Pittsburgh
Between Sidney Crosby's jaw injury and the acquistion of Jarome Iginla, the Penguins have a lot of changes on the power play. Mark McLarney breaks it all down for you in this week's edition.
March 17, 2013
The Man Advantage: Midseason Power Play Observations
Mark McLarney describes the big changes going on in Southern California, including those with Drew Doughty.
March 7, 2013
The Man Advantage: Top 5 Power Play Disappointments
Shea Weber has declined along with the rest of the Preds on the power play. Who else makes Mark McLarney's list?
February 15, 2013
The Man Advantage: Top 5 Power Play Surprises
Patrick Kane has come flying out of the gates.
February 3, 2013
The Man Advantage: Injuries Creating Power Play Chances
Jason Spezza's injury has created a big opportunity for Kyle Turris on the Senators' power play.
January 18, 2013
The Man Advantage: Ranking the Power Play Units
Taylor Hall and the Oilers' Young Guns top the list.
September 14, 2012
2012 Avalanche Preview: Avs Aiming For Return To Playoffs
2012 Predators Preview: Predators' Focus on the The Top of the Western Conference
April 9, 2012
The Man Advantage: Playoffs Preview
Marian Gaborik and the Rangers are the top seed in the East. How well does their power play stack up?
March 16, 2012
The Man Advantage: Down the Stretch
Chronicling the Blues' remarkable run this season.
February 29, 2012
The Man Advantage: Post-Trade Deadline Edition
Rick Nash didn't get traded Monday, but his power play mates changed up a little bit.
February 10, 2012
The Man Advantage: Best and Worst PP's Since December
What happened to the Lightning power play?
January 29, 2012
The Man Advantage: Top Eight PP Performers
Mark McLarney reviews the movers and shakers on the power play in the weeks leading up to the All-Star break.
January 12, 2012
The Man Advantage: Midseason Power Play MVPs
Shea Weber has once again been superb on the Preds' power play.
December 30, 2011
Get up, get down, Olli is no longer a joke in this town.
December 16, 2011
The Man Advantage: More PP Injury Analysis
Who benefits from injuries to power play stalwarts like Zdeno Chara?
December 2, 2011
Turn Around in Toronto
November 22, 2011
The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements
Who's getting the extra power play time thanks to injuries and changes?
November 5, 2011
The Man Advantage: Off-Radar Pivotmen
Which blueliners are getting a shot to man their team's respective power plays?
October 21, 2011
The Man Advantage: Six Power Play Surprises
Corey Perry and the Ducks have started off slowly on the power play.
October 5, 2011
Daniel Sedin and the Canucks remain at the top.
September 7, 2011
2011 Colorado Avalanche Team Preview: Avalanche Look to Rebound in 2011
An In-depth look at the Colorado Avalanche Heading Into the 2011 Season
2011 Nashville Predators Team Preview: Nashville Looks to Improve on 2010 Late Season Success
An In-depth look at the 2011 Nashville Predators
April 11, 2011
The Man Advantage: Playoffs' PP Preview
Mark McLarney breaks down the power play units for each playoff team.
April 1, 2011
The Man Advantage: Blueshirts Brigade
The Rangers' power play has clicked down the stretch.
March 15, 2011
The Man Advantage: Changing Landscapes
March 1, 2011
The Man Advantage: Blues and Blue Jackets
Rick Nash has been finding some help on the power play.
February 16, 2011
The Man Advantage: Top 10 PP Disappointments
Mike Green has been hurt a lot, but has also fell short when healthy.
January 31, 2011
The Man Advantage: Top 10 PP Surprises
Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom appeared to be on the decline the last couple years, but he has rebounded with a big 2010-11 season -- especially on the power play.
January 19, 2011
The Man Advantage: Hurricane Warning
January 7, 2011
The Man Advantage: Kings' PP Attack Running on All Cylinders
December 14, 2010
The Man Advantage: Toews Brings 'Hawks Back up the PP Rankings
Jonathan Toews picked up five points over the last two weeks when Chicago had an extra man, but he is not the only Blackhawk who is picking up the pace with Patrick Kane out.
November 29, 2010
The Man Advantage: Lightning the Load
Martin St. Louis is making life easier for his teammates with five PP assists over the last two weeks, but he is not the only Tampa player putting up big numbers with the extra skater.
November 16, 2010
The Man Advantage: Canucks on a Roll
Daniel Sedin and the Canucks are rolling right now.
November 3, 2010
The Man Advantage: Noting the Extremes
Mark McLarney discusses the components from the best and worst power play units so far.
October 18, 2010
The Man Advantage: This Duck Still Flies
Teemu Selanne may be 40 years old, but he is showing he can still get it done on the power play. Find out who else has been productive when the opposing team plays a man down.
October 4, 2010
The Man Advantage: Season-Opening Power Play Rankings
Mike Green (pictured) and the Caps top Mark McLarney's Power Play Rankings.
September 8, 2010
2010-11 Colorado Avalance Preview: 2010-11 Colorado Avalance Preview
September 3, 2010
2010-11 Nashville Predators Preview: 2010-11 Nashville Predators Preview
August 8, 2010
NHL Fantasy Draft Prep : Doing Your Homework
Suggesting you take Sidney Crosby is easy, but it won't ultimately guarantee you a championship. These seven tips will play a big role in determing where you finish in the standings.
April 14, 2010
The Man Advantage: Special Edition: Playoffs 2010 Preview