Numerology: Flames vs. Blue Jackets

A by-the-numbers look at the Flames 2-1 OT loss to the Blue Jackets

Wednesday, 20.11.2013 / 10:26 PM
Torie Peterson  - (@toriepeterson)

1 - Reto Berra made a stop in the opening period that could easily be dubbed the save of the year. He kicked the puck into the corner, bicycle style, early in the frame.

15 - The Flames have surrendered the first goal in 15 games this season. Nick Foligno opened the scoring at 9:21 of the first period.

0 - The second period was a defensively staunch frame with neither team able to find the back of the net. The Flames put 8 shots on net while the Blue Jackets were credited with 7 shots.

2 - Joe Colborne forced overtime with his second goal of the season. His backhand dangle slipped past Sergei Bobrovsky at 3:28 of the third period.

9 - Kris Russell picked up his 9th assist of the year in the setback. He is now tied with Dennis Wideman with 12 points on the year, leading Flames defencemen.

76 - The Flames and Blue Jackets combined for 76 hits in the game. Columbus had 41 hits while the Flames threw 35 in the 2-1 overtime loss.

1 - Columbus defenceman Nikita Nikitin's 1st goal of the season was the game-winner, coming at 2:25 in overtime.

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