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The Numbers: Game 5

by Alex Busch / Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome to 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 the most notable numbers from the Blue Jackets’ 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at CONSOL Energy Center.

76:32 - The time between Game 4 and 5 that the Blue Jackets kept the Penguins scoreless before Chris Kunitz scored a power play goal at the 7:42 mark of the second period.

2 - The number of combined goals scored by both teams in the first two periods. The teams combined for 19 total goals in the first 40 minutes during Games 1-4.

36 - to 17 was the shot advantage owned by the Penguins after two periods.

Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky turned aside 35 of Pittsburgh's 36 shots through 40 minutes, while Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 13 of the Blue Jackets' 14 shots during the first two periods of play.

48 - The number of shots turned aside by Bobrovsky, which tops the previous series-best 39 saves that he made in Game 2.

3 - to 1. Tonight was the first time this series a team who had a 3-1 lead held on to win the game.

All previous four games of the series ended in 4-3 scores.

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