By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on center Cory Emmerton.
Number of points that Emmerton had this season. All of his six goals and four assists were scored in Red Wings wins.
Played in two games during the 2010-11 season but expanded his role with the Wings this season by playing in 71 games. He also got his first taste of the postseason when he played in five playoff games against the Nashville Predators.
In season-opening win vs. Ottawa, he picked up two points, a goal on goalie Craig Anderson and an assist to Ian White. The 23-year-old received a first star selection after the game, which was just his third NHL appearance with the Wings.
Number of shots that he blocked this season, the 11th highest on the team. He tied with Pavel Datsyuk for centers with the most blocked shots.
won 151 out of 313 faceoffs during the regular-season, giving him a faceoff win percentage of 48.2.
In an 8-2 victory over Los Angeles on Dec. 17, he registered the only three-point game of his NHL career, tallying two goals and an assist in just 11:23 minutes of ice-time.