By The Numbers: Predators vs. Blue Jackets

Wednesday, 11.27.2013 / 9:30 PM / News
By Kristyn Repke  - BlueJackets.com

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' 4-0 loss to the Nashville Predators at Nationwide Arena:

1 - Predators skater without a shot attempt tonight: Paul Gaustead.

2 - Shutouts for rookie goaltenders against the Blue Jackets in 2013-14 as Mazanec stopped all 19 shots on goal he faced. The other? The Penguins' Zatkoff.

4.4 - T
he average goal differential in the Blue Jackets' past five games. During that span, they've scored just 10 goals.

6 - The age differential between the oldest player on the ice tonight for each team. Matt Cullen is the oldest Predators player at 37 and RJ Umberger, the oldest Blue Jacket who played tonight, is 31.

13 - The largest shot differential tonight, when the shots were 24-7 during the second half of the second period.


22 - The average number of minutes for defensive pair James Wisniewski and Ryan Murray, who had the most ice time for a Blue Jackets defense pairing tonight.

28 - The jersey number of the most consistent face-off guy in the NHL: Paul Gaustad. He won 68 percent of the face-offs he took tonight and came into the game with a 62 FOW% on the season and 59.2 percentage on the road.

30 - Goals allowed by the Blue Jackets during the second period this season. They've scored just 16 goals in the second period.

42 -
The number of giveaways the Blue Jackets have had at home this season--the fewest in the NHL on home ice.

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 2 2 1 0 3
M. Calvert 2 2 0 3 2
R. Johansen 2 1 1 -1 2
B. Dubinsky 2 0 2 0 2
D. Savard 2 0 2 1 2
B. Jenner 2 0 2 -1 2
D. MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 2 1 0 1 1
A. Anisimov 2 0 1 -1 1
C. Atkinson 2 0 1 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 1 1 0 .905 3.00
 
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