By The Numbers: Blue Jackets vs. Devils

Tuesday, 12.10.2013 / 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' 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena:

0 - The save percentage by both Curtis McElhinney and Martin Brodeur after each team scored their first goals on their first SOG of the night. Brodeur ended the game with a 0.783 and McElhinney stopped 30 shots for a 0.882 save percentage.

1 - Time all season that both teams have scored on their first shot on goal. The last time that happened was April 1, 2013 when both the New York Rangers and Winnipeg Jets scored on their first SOG.

4 - Points in 42 minutes (1 goal, 3 assists) for Brandon Dubinsky, who set a career high with four points in a single game. Cam Atkinson also set a career high with four points tonight (2 goals, 2 assists)

6 -
Total penalty minutes tonight, which ties the lowest combined penalty minutes total of the 2013-14 season in a Blue Jackets game (ties 12/3 vs. Lightning and 11/20 vs. Flames).

9 - Points for the Calvert-Dubinsky-Atkinson combination tonight. They tallied 4 goals, 5 assists , 11 shots on goal and 10 hits. They finished the game with a combined plus-6 rating.

11 - The shot differential in favor of the Devils. The Blue Jackets' win proved that (at least for tonight) it was quality of shots over quantity.

11 - Points earned in 16 games for the Blue Jackets. They also hold a 6-1-1 record in their last eight games at Nationwide Arena.

18 - Brandon Dubinsky's hit count in the four games he's played since he was out with an injury. That's an average of 4.5 hits per game.

69 - Ryan Johansen's season-high face-off win percentage (when he attempts at least 5 face-offs). He went 4-for-4 in the defensive zone on the dot, winning draws at key moments throughout the game.

102 - The number of wins the Blue Jackets have all-time when RJ Umberger records at least a point in a game. His record is now 102-51-25.

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 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Johansen 82 33 30 3 63
J. Wisniewski 75 7 44 0 51
B. Dubinsky 76 16 34 5 50
C. Atkinson 79 21 19 -4 40
A. Anisimov 81 22 17 -2 39
N. Foligno 70 18 21 5 39
R. Umberger 74 18 16 -3 34
M. Letestu 82 12 22 1 34
J. Johnson 82 5 28 -7 33
B. Jenner 72 16 13 6 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 32 20 5 .923 2.38
C. McElhinney 10 11 1 .909 2.70
 
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