STL's 6v5 Play

Game 5 vs. COL

NHL teams face stiff odds when attempting to tie the game with an extra attacker.

According to Natural Stat Trick, teams playing with the team empty have been outscored 39-5 so far this postseason, scoring only five times on 10.89 expected goals.

Click the video above to see how the St. Louis Blues tied Game Five against the Colorado Avalanche at 6v5:

  • Surviving the initial OZ faceoff loss

  • Drop-pass breakout

  • Rim recovery

  • Behind-the-net play

  • Getting off the wall

  • Down-and-over to score

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