By The Numbers: Devils vs. Blue Jackets

Tuesday, 10.22.2013 / 10:00 PM / News
By Kristyn Repke  - BlueJackets.com

Welcome to the newest post-game series on BlueJackets.com: 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 interesting and notable statistics and numbers in Blue Jackets' 4-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena:

1 - Number of games Martin Brodeur hasn't started for the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena in Blue Jackets franchise history. He had the night off as Cory Schneider started in net.

3 - Points for James Wisniewski, good enough for tonight's third star of the game. He tallied a goal and two assists, was plus-2, blocked three shots, registered a hit, took three shots on goal and played 19:08 of ice time, 3:13 of which was on the power play.


5 - Shots blocked by Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador in 11:57 of ice time. About a quarter of his total minutes played (and three of those blocked shots) came on the penalty kill.


13 - Third period goals allowed by the Devils in nine games this season. They gave up two to the Blue Jackets tonight.

19 - Face-offs taken by No. 19. Ryan Johansen won 11 of those attempts for a 58 percent success rate.

66 - The percentage of games (6 of 9) in which the Blue Jackets have scored a power play goal.

83 - Feet: the official scoring distance for Gaborik's empty net goal, which put the Blue Jackets ahead 4-1.

245 - Hits for the Blue Jackets this season. They're 5th in the league for most hits and average 28 hits per game. They registered 30 tonight.

469:12 -
The number of game minutes this season that it took Wisniewski to net his first goal of the year.

2,872 - Day home winless streak snapped against the Devils tonight. The last time the Blue Jackets defeated the Devils at Nationwide Arena (before tonight's game) was Dec. 11, 2005.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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