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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets at Hurricanes

Saturday, 03.29.2014 / 9:30 PM / News
By Kristyn Repke  - BlueJackets.com
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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets at Hurricanes
A statistical breakdown of the March 29 game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena in Raleigh.

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 numbers from the Blue Jackets' 3-2 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena in Raleigh:

0.926 - Curtis McElhinney's save percentage tonight, as he stopped 25 shots on net.

6 - Shots on goal for Artem Anisimov. His efforts paid off with a goal in the third period--his 20th of the season and a new career high. He also picked up an assist on Ryan Johansen's game-winning overtime power play goal.

13 - Takeaways for the Hurricanes. They lead the NHL in takeaways on home ice this season with 503, thanks to their aggressive playing style.

18 - Road wins for the Blue Jackets this season--a franchise record and a number that could factor into the final Eastern Conference playoff race.

13:34 - Minutes played by Corey Tropp in his first game back in the lineup since the Jackets' March 21 game against the New York Rangers.

38 - Assists for James Wisniewski, which is the franchise record for assists by a defenseman in a single season. He assisted on Johansen's game-winning overtime goal.

80 - Mark Letestu's faceoff win percentage, as he went 8-of-10 in the circle, including winning 4-of-4 in the offensive zone and 3-of-3 against Hurricanes captain Eric Staal.

82 - Points in the standings for the Blue Jackets, who still occupy the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference.

137:05 - Elapsed game time without a Blue Jackets power play at PNC Arena. Johansen scored on the power play in overtime to seal the Jackets' victory.

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