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2009 NHL Face-Off Saturday Stats

Sunday, 10.04.2009 / 12:16 AM / 2009 NHL Face-off

By NHL.com Staff

With all 30 NHL clubs in action on the first Saturday night of the 2009-10 season, NHL.com presents a running tally of the combined vital stats from all 15 games.

STAT TOTAL SO FAR NOTES
Goals 96 NYI: John Tavares, 1st NHL goal
Assists 157 TBL: Victor Hedman, 1st NHL assist
Shots on Goal 947 VAN: 9 shots for Daniel Sedin
Saves 841 COL: Craig Anderson made 35 saves in first shutout with Avs
Blocked Shots 389 NYI: Brendan Witt, 8 blocked shots, team with 29
Hits 684 STL: Keith Tkachuk led all skaters with 7 hits (also 2 G, 1A)
Total Faceoffs 887 PIT: 38-65 (58%) on faceoffs
Power Play Goals 31 CHI: Three power play goals in 4-0 win over FLA
Power Play Opportunities 137 CAR: 1-for-10 on the power play
Attendance 251,884 NYR: Four-game home opener winning streak

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