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' 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center:
FINAL: BLUES 6 | BLUE JACKETS 2
0.838 - Curtis McElhinney's save percentage tonight. He stopped 31 of 37 shots and has allowed at least five goals in three of his last four starts.
1:34 - The time it took for the Blues to erase their two goal deficit in the second period and tie the game 2-2.
2 - Game point streak for Ryan Murray. He has two assists in that span and is the second point streak of his NHL career.
6 - Unanswered goals scored by the Blues after they fell behind 2-0 at the end of the first period.
8 - Total penalty minutes during tonight's game, which is the second time that has happened this season. The last time was Oct. 5 against the New York Islanders.
11 - The number of goals the Blues have put up against their last two opponents--the Los Angeles Kings (five) and Blue Jackets (six).
16:53 - Horton's total ice time tonight, which is 2:16 more ice time than in his first game back from injury and played three more shifts in this game.
83 - Sobotka's faceoff-win percentage tonight, winning 10 of his 12 draws. He leads all skaters in faceoff win percentage on home ice with an average of 65.1 this season.
91 - Days since Mark Letestu's last goal, which came in the third period on the power play against the Islanders on Oct. 5. He had a 40-game scoring drought.