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' 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena:
FINAL: BLUE JACKETS 1 | RANGERS 3
2 - Times Henrik Lundqvist lost his stick during the course of play.
7- Shots on goal for Rick Nash in his return to Nationwide Arena. He didn't record a point tonight, but had nine penalty minutes and was on the ice for 14:44.
8 - Players dressed against their former team tonight: five Rangers (Derek Dorsett, Derick Brassard, John Moore, Anton Stralman, Rick Nash) and three Blue Jackets (Artem Anisimov, Brandon Dubinsky, Fedor Tyutin).
22 - Road wins for the Rangers this season.
29 - Saves made by Sergei Bobrovsky.
96.2 - The Rangers' penalty-kill percentage over the last nine games. They killed 25-of-26 in that span, including three Blue Jacket power plays tonight.
124 - Combined hits for the Blue Jackets over the last three games. They've averaged 41.3 hits per game in that span and registered 42 in tonight's match-up.
713 - Days since Rick Nash's last game as Blue Jacket, which took place April 7, 2012.
18,513 - Tonight's official attendance.