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By The Numbers: Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets

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' 3-2 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens at Nationwide Arena:

1:39 - The time between the Blue Jackets' first and second first period goals, which came from RJ Umberger at 15:33 and Artem Anisimov at 17:12.

2:09 - 5-on-3 time for the Blue Jackets this season.

4 -
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ace-offs that had to be redone, according to tonight's officials. That included the opening face-off.

4 - Players with five or more shots for the Canadiens, including Lars Eller (8), Max Pacioretty (8), Rene Borque (5) and Alex Galchenyuk (5).


15 - Face-offs won by Canadiens forward Lars Eller. He had 19 attempts for a 79 face-off win percentage.

23:29 - Total ice time for Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray, a season high.


38 -
Saves made by Blue Jackets goaltender Curtis McElhinney tonight. He finished the game with a 0.950 save percentage.

389 - Blocked shots for the Canadiens in the 2013-14 season, first overall in the NHL in that statistic. Tonight, they blocked 14 shots.

257 -
Days since the Blue Jackets last scored a 5-on-3 goal. Until tonight, the last one came against the Colorado Avalanche on March

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