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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets at Hurricanes

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' 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena in Raleigh:

0 - Penalties called against the Hurricanes tonight.

3 -
Game point streaks for Derek MacKenzie (three goals) and Corey Tropp (three assists). They've contributed key points from the fourth line in the past few games.

3 - Games in franchise history in which the Blue Jackets have scored in the first three minutes of a game. Aside from tonight, the other games were a 7-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 23, 2007 and a 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Feb. 12, 2010, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

6 - Game point streaks for Hurricanes Alex Semin (six goals, three assists, nine points) and Eric Staal (four goals, five assists, nine points) were extended as they picked up points tonight.

11 - Blue Jackets players blocked a total of 15 shots tonight.

14:41 - Span without a shot on goal for the Blue Jackets after holding a 7-1 shot advantage over the Hurricanes.

17 - Seconds between first period goals for the Blue Jackets. Derek MacKenzie started the scoring just 2:25 into the game and at 2:42 Umberger netted a goal of his own.

138:41 - Sergei Bobrovsky's shutout streak against the Hurricanes, which ended in the third period tonight. His streak dated back to when he was still a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.

2,235 - Days since the Hurricanes last defeated the Blue Jackets. That win was a 2-1 decision.

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