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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets vs. 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' 3-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena:

6 - Hits for Boone Jenner tonight, who set a career high in that statistic.

6 - Game-long streaks ended for two key Hurricanes players tonight. Jeff Skinner had a six game point streak (7G-5A-12P) coming into tonight and Khudobin's unbeaten streak ended tonight after he held a 0.943 save percentage and a 1.84 goals-against average in that span.

10 - Nikita Nikitin's plus-minus ranking this season, which leads all Blue Jackets skaters. He's been plus-1 or better in 10 of his last 11 games.

14 -
Faceoff wins for Jordan Staal, who ended up with a 67 percent success rate in the circle. With his brother Eric out of the lineup due to injury, J. Staal took his place on the dot for most of the critical draws.

17 - Shots on goal for the Hurricanes' top line of Lindholm-Skinner-Semin tonight. They also combined for a -3 rating.

20 - Points in 18 games for Brandon Dubinsky against Metropolitan Division opponents. He has seven goals and 13 assists in that span, including a goal in tonight's match-up.

36 - Saves made by Bobrovsky in his second official shutout this season, several of which were highlight-reel caliber.

42:17 - Minutes without a penalty called. The Hurricanes' Tuomo Ruutu committed a four-minute high sticking penalty, which ended the streak.

108:34 -
Elapsed time since Bobrovsky last allowed a goal on home ice, which was Nov. 29 against the Edmonton Oilers with 4:21 to play in the game.

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