By The Numbers: Blue Jackets at Penguins

Monday, 12.09.2013 / 10:00 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' 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center:

0.933 - Curtis McElhinney's save percentage. Despite the loss, McElhinney came up big in net, stopping several great chances by Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz at key moments in the game. He made 28 saves tonight.

2 -
Blue Jackets players without hits tonight--Ryan Murray and Ryan Johansen. Overall, the Blue Jackets played a physical game and totaled 32 hits.

5 - Game point streak for Ryan Johansen, who has two goals and five assists for seven points in that span. He had the secondary assist on Matt Calvert's lone Blue Jackets goal.

6 - The goal differential in the Blue Jackets' and Penguins' three meetings during the regular season. The Penguins have the advantage.

-15 - Jack Johnson's plus minus rating. He was -2 tonight.

50 - First period power plays for the Penguins, who lead that statistic for all NHL teams. They had one two-minute man advantage.

62 - Penalty minutes this season for Brandon Dubinsky, which is now top 10 in the NHL. He was awarded two ten minute misconduct penalties and was ejected halfway through the third period. He had his second game misconduct of the season tonight.

67 - Brandon Dubinsky's face-off win percentage tonight as he won 10 of 15 on the dot, including going 7-of-8 in the offensive zone.

162:01 - The length of the Blue Jackets' shutout streak, which ended when Evgeni Malkin scored his second period goal

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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