Welcome to By The Numbers. Here, we'll break down the most important facts, figures and statistics from that night's game. Despite the final score, there's more to the game's story than the numbers on the scoreboard.
Here's a look at some of the most notable statistics and numbers from the Blue Jackets' 4-3 shootout win the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center:
0.914 - Save percentage for US Olympic goaltender and Buffalo Sabres netminder Ryan Miller in tonight's game.
5 - Game point streak for Mark Letestu, who extended his streak with an assist tonight. He has four goals and two assists in that span.
6 - Game win streak for the Blue Jackets, the best streak currently in the NHL.
8 - Points for James Wisniewski in January, who leads the team in scoring in 2014. The majority of his points have come on the power play as he has two goals and six assists in that span.
15 - Goals for the Sabres in the first period in 47 games played, the worst in the NHL by seven goals
15 - Overtime games this season for the Blue Jackets.
26 - Corey Tropp returned to Buffalo since he was picked up off waivers. He ended up plus-1, registered a hit and had 9:32 total ice time.
30.4 - Percent success rate on the power play for the Blue Jackets in January 2014. They've scored eight goals on 25 opportunities.
35 - Shots put on net by the Blue Jackets tonight.
83.9 - Penalty kill percentage for the Blue Jackets in 2014, as they've killed 26 of 31 penalties in January.
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