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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets at Flames

by Kristyn Repke / Columbus Blue Jackets

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' 2-1 overtime win to beat the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome:

0.958 - Sergei Bobrovsky's save percentage tonight compared to his save percentage against Edmonton, which was a 0.778. He allowed one goal tonight and four in the last game.

2 - Shots on goal for the Blue Jackets in overtime, one of which ended up being the winning goal. That was one fewer shot in a 2:25 span than the Blue Jackets had for the entire 20 minutes of the third period.

2 - Skaters who did not record a hit in tonight's game--Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski and Flames winger Sven Baertschi. The teams combined for 76 total hits and the Flames registered 15 hits higher than their average of 20 per game.


9 - Points gained in the standings by the Blue Jackets in their past seven games--three wins, one regulation loss and three overtime losses. On this road trip, the Blue Jackets are 2-1-0.

16 - Face-offs attempted apiece by Ryan Johansen and Artem Anisimov in the absence of top face-off man Brandon Dubinsky. Combined, they won 16 of those attempts, including 7-of-12 in the neutral zone.

20 - Shots on goal for Ryan Johansen in the past five games. He has also recorded 29 shot attempts during that span--the most of any Blue Jackets player in both categories.

21.7 - Nick Foligno's shooting percentage this season. He has five goals on just 23 shots on goal, which is top-20 in the NHL.

24:08 - Total ice time for Ryan Murray, who had the second highest ice time of all Blue Jackets skaters (19 seconds behind Tyutin). He saw 2:48 on the power play and averaged :55 per shift. He's averaged 21:43 of total ice time in the past five games.

256 - Days since the Blue Jackets last defeated the Flames in a 6-4 win at the Saddledome on March 29, 2013.

641 -
Total hits for the Blue Jackets this season. They had 41 hits tonight and have a combined 86 hits in their past two games alone. They're averaging over 30 hits per game this season, which is top five in the NHL.

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