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By The Numbers: Maple Leafs vs. Blue Jackets

by Kristyn Repke / Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome to the newest post-game series on BlueJackets.com: 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 Blue Jackets' 5-2 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Hockey Fights Cancer Night at Nationwide Arena:

:58 - Average length of one of Jack Johnson's shifts over 10 games, good enough for fourth in the NHL. He averaged :54 shifts in tonight's win. 

1 -
NHL goal for Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray. He scored at 4:45 of the first period on Columbus' first power play of the game.

3 - Times Dubinsky has been named the first star of the game this season for the Blue Jackets. He had a goal, an assist, recorded three shots and won 13 face-offs


- Wins in a row for the Blue Jackets, their longest winning streak of 2013-14.


7 - Games with a power play goal for the Blue Jackets in 10 games.

8:55 - Average number of minutes of power play time for linemates James Wisniewski and Ryan Murray. They combined for two power play points tonight

10 - Heroes recognized at the start of tonight's game. These individuals were recognized for their courageous battles with cancer before puck drop.

11 - Third period goals allowed by the Maple Leafs in 11 games this season. Four of those were scored tonight by the Blue Jackets.

15 - Blue Jackets players with a shot on goal tonight. The players who didn't? Fedor Tyutin, RJ Umberger and Jared Boll, the only Blue Jackets player to not record a shot attempt during the game.

2,921 - Days since the Blue Jackets' last 4-on-3 shorthanded goal, scored by Adam Foote on Oct. 26, 2005. That too was a game-winning goal.

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