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By The Numbers: Blue Jackets vs. Red Wings

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 Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena:  

1 - Point registered by Blue Jackets players tonight. Cam Atkinson's goal was unassisted, so he picked up the night's only point.

3 - Games this season that the Blue Jackets have scored a power play goal.

4 - Hits for defenseman David Savard, who just three weeks ago was vying for one of the final defense spots for the Blue Jackets during training camp.

13 - Shots on goal for the Blue Jackets' top line of Atkinson-Dubinsky-Gaborik tonight.

20 - Total shots on goal for Marian Gaborik this season in five games, including four SOG tonight in Detroit. Those 20 shots are the highest shot total for all Blue Jackets players in the current season.

28 - Brandon Dubinsky's face-off win percentage tonight. His 2012-13 season average? 58.3 percent. He was 57 percent in the circle going into tonight's game for the 2013-14 regular season.

40 - Daniel Alfredsson's age. He had a goal, 2 shots, 2 blocked shots, 3 hits, a takeaway and finished plus-1 for the Red Wings.

239 -
Goals scored by the Red Wings on the Blue Jackets in CBJ franchise history. The Blue Jackets have 165 goals for in those 74 games.

3/26/12 - The date the Blue Jackets last lost to the Red Wings before tonight's regulation loss.

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