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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets vs. Capitals

by Kristyn Repke / Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome to the newest post-game series on 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 Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. 

1 - The plus-minus rating for Marion Gaborik, David Savard and Artem Anisimov, the only CBJ players to finish with a plus.

2 - All-time franchise wins for the Blue Jackets on the road against the Capitals.

3 - Shots, hits and blocked shots by Blue Jackets' defenseman David Savard.

7 - The Blue Jackets' NHL ranking in face-off win percentage with 52.7. They won 56 percent tonight.

7:33 - Total ice time for Springfield Falcons call-up Jack Skille.

10 - Power play goals in seven games on 31 opportunities for the Washington Capitals, who lead the NHL with the most productive power play.

12 - Shots taken by Blue Jackets' defensemen, about one-third of the Blue Jackets' total SOG. Wisniewski took seven of those shots himself.

14 - Shots taken by forward line Comeau-Johansen-Umberger, the Blue Jackets' strongest offense combination tonight.

22:18 - Total minutes played by CBJ defenseman James Wisniewski, who led all Blue Jackets players in ice time.

Derek MacKenzie's face-off win percentage. He won 8 of his 11 attempts tonight.

1,447 - Days since the Blue Jackets last defeated the Capitals, a 5-4 OT win on Nov. 1, 2009.

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