Mats Zuccarello, Derick Brassard, Benoit Pouliot

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The Rangers have scored 34 PP goals this season and Benoit Pouliot, Derick Brassard and Mats Zuccarello have combined to score 14 of them.

Dave Maloney said that the power play unit with Zuccarello, Pouliot and Brassard is “brilliant” and praised how they move the puck, how quick they do it and how creative they are.

  • Zuccarello has had a hand in 10 of Brassard’s 25 points this season including the primary assist on Brassard’s last two goals. He has also been part of 7 of Brassard’s 14 PP points.
  • Benoit Pouliot has had a hand in nine of Brassard’s points this season and 4 of Brassard’s 14 PP points.
  • Brassard has been part of 9 of Pouliot’s 17 points and Zuccarello has been part of 3 of Pouliot’s points.

Brassard, on 98.7 ESPN, said on Sunday that he has fun playing with Zuccarello and that Zucc is one of the elite players in the league and a key player for the Rangers.

Brassard added that Zuccarello always has a way of finding him on the ice. (NY Times)