Welcome to the newest post-game series on BlueJackets.com: 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 interesting and notable statistics and numbers in the battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montreal:
CANADIENS 5 | BLUE JACKETS 3
-3 - The plus-minus rating for Dubinsky, Atkinson and Wisniewski tonight.
2 - Short handed goals allowed by the Blue Jackets tonight, including the empty netter that sealed Montreal's victory.
2 - Points for the Blue Jackets blue line. Savard and Tyutin picked up assists.
2.3 - The difference between Price (90.9 percent) and Bobrovsky's (88.6 percent) save percentages.
5 - Games this season in which the Blue Jackets have scored a power play goal. The only game they didn't was their 4-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 10.
6 - Seconds into the game, Sergei Bobrovsky made the first save on a Brian Gionta wrist shot.
6 - Game point streak for the Canadiens' P.K. Subban, who has two goals and eight assists for 10 points in that span.
25 - Face-offs taken by Ryan Johansen in the game. He won 16 battles for a 64 percent in the circle.
38 - The number on the back of the Blue Jackets' best forward tonight--Boone Jenner. He had two goals, nine shot attempts, six shots on goal, two hits, 27 shifts and 20:14 of ice time.
681 - Days since the Canadiens and Blue Jackets played each other before tonight (Dec. 6, 2011 - a CBJ 3-2 shootout victory)