By The Numbers: Blue Jackets vs. Panthers

Saturday, 02.01.2014 / 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' 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers at Nationwide Arena:

0 - Wins for Tim Thomas in four career appearances against the Blue Jackets.

2:21 -
The length of the shift played by Blue Jackets defensemen Nikita Nikitin and David Savard before Brad Boyes scored the Panthers' lone goal of the night. The average length of shifts for those two guys tonight? About :57 seconds.

4 - Blue Jackets centers who won at least 50 percent of their faceoffs: Brandon Dubinsky (15-of-24, 63%), Ryan Johansen (6-of-10, 60%), Derek MacKenzie (4-of-8, 50%) and Mark Letestu (1-of-2, 50%).

6 - Combined points tonight for the Jenner-Johansen-Horton line, who has seen a lot of success in the past two games. They had two goals, four assists and a plus-5 rating tonight. Ryan Johansen alone had a plus-3 rating.

9 - Olympians honored before puck drop tonight: Blue Jackets' head coach Todd Richards (USA), GM Jarmo Kekalainen (FIN), Sergei Bobrovsky (RUS), Fedor Tyutin (RUS), Nikita Nikitin (RUS), Artem Anisimov (RUS) Marian Gaborik (SVK) and Panthers Aleksander Barkov (FIN) and Tomas Kopecky (SVK).

17 - Total seconds of Blue Jackets power play time, as the Panthers broke the rules just one time tonight. The Jackets did not record a shot on goal during that span.

28 - Days until the Blue Jackets' next home game on March 1 against the very same opponent they faced tonight: the Florida Panthers. That game will start at 2 p.m.

36 - Saves made tonight by Sergei Bobrovsky, as he allowed just one goal tonight for a game save percentage of 0.973 and earned himself the first star of the night. Bobrovsky is also 11-2-0 in his last 13 games ( GAA and SV%) and 8-4-1 against the Atlantic Division this season (1.96 GAA and 0.932 SV%).

16,762 - Tonight's attendance at Nationwide Arena for the last home game before the Olympic break.

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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