Boston Bruins: Last Two Weeks By The Numbers
How many games has Gregory Campbell gone since his last multi-goal night? When was the last time he scored points in three straight games? When is the last time the Bruins lost a game when he scored? (Hint: it’s been a while). Hope you like soup because there is a lot of it featured in this second-to-last regular-season installment of Boston Bruins: Last Two Weeks By The Numbers. Sorry, all the stats aren’t as impressive as Campbell’s.
0: The team registered zero shots on goal on their game-ending six-on-four power play on April 6 against the Canadiens. Had a lot of good passes though.
0: Zdeno Chara logged no short-handed time on ice on March 30 against Philadelphia with two of the team’s three penalties on the day called against the big man.
0: The Bruins did not register a single shot on goal during their five-minute man advantage against the Devils on Wednesday.
0: Anton Khudobin has yet to be involved in a shootout this year.
0: Jay Pandolfo has zero points in 18 games played.
0: The team played no overtime or shootout games in the last two weeks.
1: Kaspars Daugavins blocked his first shot as a Bruin on his first shift on April 4 against the Devils.
1: The Bruins have held one five-goal lead this year and it came on Monday when they got up 5-0 against the Hurricanes.
1: With three assists in the same game, Dennis Seidenberg registered his first three-point game as a Bruin and his first since April 7, 2009, which just so happened to have come as a member of the Hurricanes.
1: Khudobin registered his first shutout as a Bruin on Easter Sunday with a 2-0 win in Buffalo. It was the second of his career and first since Jan. 16, 2011.
1: The Bruins had been undefeated this season when Daniel Paille scores a goal before he scored and they lost to the Canadiens on Saturday. They are now 7-1 after starting 6-0. Dating back to last year, the team had won eight straight games when No. 20 found the back of the net.
1:35: The Bruins played a total of 1:35 of five-on-three penalty killing in the first period of their game against the Devils on April 10.
1:41: The Bruins and Senators combined for three goals in a span of 1:41 in the first period of their April 2 game. Ottawa scored first, but it was Boston who came out of the stretch with the 2-1 lead just 4:29 into the game.
1.95: Tuukka Rask’s 1.95 goals against average is third in the league and he is one of just three goalies below two.
2: Rich Peverley recorded multiple points in consecutive games on April 8 and 10 against the Hurricanes and Devils. It is the first time he has done that since Dec. 14 and 17 of last season against the Senators and Flyers.
2: The Bruins jumped out to two straight 3-0 leads on April 8 and 10 against the Hurricanes and Devils.
2: Ference and Paille were the only ones to be held without a shot on net in the Bruins’ 50-shot outburst against Ottawa on April 2.
2: The Bruins scored two short-handed goals Wednesday against the Devils as Paille and Campbell both got on the board. The last time they did that was in the 8-1 win in Game 3 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals when Paille and Marchand each beat Roberto Luongo.
2: Boston has scored power-play goals in consecutive games just twice this year with the most recent occasion being Wednesday and Thursday against New Jersey and New York. The first time was all the way back on Feb. 15 and 17 against the Sabres and Jets.
2: Paille’s second short-handed goal of the year on Wednesday tied Marchand for the team lead. Campbell has their only other.
2:00: Chara committed the Bruins’ only penalty in Monday’s game against the Hurricanes and it resulted in Ference playing the full two minutes on the penalty kill.
2:08: The length of Jaromir Jagr’s first power-play shift was 2:08 and the team still couldn’t score.
2.75: Boston’s 2.75 goals per game are 10th in the league.
3: Seidenberg logged a career-high three assists on April 8.
3: Bergeron had missed only three games over the last two regular seasons, but his fourth concussion has already caused him to miss five.
3: Campbell is currently in the midst of a three-game point streak with two goals and three assists. It is the longest streak for GC since he went four games from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4 in 2008 as a member of the Panthers.
3: Jagr also has a three-game point streak (1-4-5), but that’s not even the longest for him this year.
3: Only three teams have more wins than the Bruins’ 26.
3: Ference played more minutes than Chara three times during the last two weeks.
4: Seidenberg was plus-4 on Monday against Carolina, tying his career-best rating, which he set last year and tied in the 9-0 win over the Flames on Jan. 5, 2012.
4: Milan Lucic had his fourth three-game point streak of the season snapped on April 4 as he was shut out against the Devils.
4: The B’s have won four straight games against the Senators with their latest coming on April 2 at the Garden.
4: The Bruins committed four penalties in the first period Wednesday against the Devils.
4: Nathan Horton’s four-game goal-scoring streak was snapped on April 4 (4/4) in the team’s win over the Devils. The streak matched the longest of his career as he also accomplished that on Feb. 5-10, 2008 as a member of the Panthers.
4: Peverley led the team with four shots on goal against the Flyers; not good. Krejci also had four.
4: Seguin is the team’s only player with four or more power-play goals.
4: Four different players were called for the Bruins’ four penalties in the first 7:02 of Wednesday’s game against New Jersey.
5: The March 30 game against the Flyers was the fifth consecutive game in which the Bruins did not score first. They went 2-2-1 in the span, including losing to Philly, 3-1.
5: After Hamilton was scratched from the lineup on Thursday, there are now just five players who have played in all 40 games this season: Seguin, Chara, Horton, Campbell and Ference.
5: Ference was tied with Lucic for the most shots on goal on April 8 with five.
5: After the Ottawa game on April 2, the Bruins now have 40 or more shots on goal five times this season.
5:51: In the first 11:05 of the game against the Devils on April 10, the Bruins played 5:51 of it at even strength. They played 5:14 shorthanded.
6: Six players had multi-point games this past Monday against Carolina. Peverley, Ference, Seidenberg, Campbell, Jagr and Marchand were the ones to do it.
6: Horton led the team with six shots on goal on March 31 against Buffalo and also scored one of the team’s two goals in the third period after spending three stints in the penalty box in the second.
6: The team’s six-period scoring streak ended Thursday as they were held without a goal in the first period of the loss to the Islanders.
6: All six regular Bruins’ defensemen (Chara, Boychuk, Hamilton, Seidenberg, Ference and Adam McQuaid) have a rating above even.
6: Paille is sixth on the team with eight goals. He has more than Peverley, Kelly and Jordan Caron have combined for. He also has more than Lucic, who has just five.
6: Six years after acquiring him, the Bruins almost got to see Carl Soderberg on the ice.
7: The Bruins went seven games without scoring a first-period goal before getting one on April 2 against the Senators. The last time they had scored one was on March 17 against the Penguins.
7: Boston is tied for seventh in the league with 23 major penalties.
7: Krejci leads the team with seven power-play assists.
8: Seguin logged the eighth-highest time on ice among Bruins’ forwards on April 8. His 14:56 of ice time was only higher than Caron, Peverley, Kelly and Shawn Thornton.
8: Marchand registered the eighth two-goal game of his career on April 8 with the team’s second and third goals in their 6-2 win over Carolina.
8: The Bruins killed all eight penalties they committed in Wednesday’s win over the Devils and have now killed 10 straight overall in their last three games.
8: Eight games to go in the regular season.
9: Martin Brodeur has now lost nine straight games against the Bruins.
9: Chara and Seidenberg combined for nine of the team’s 27 shots on goal against the Canadiens last Saturday. Seguin, Marchand, Thornton and Pandolfo combined for zero.
9: Despite having 16 points, Peverley is last on the team at minus-9.
10: The Bruins and Devils combined for just 10 second-period shots in the game on April 10. New Jersey had the slight edge, 6-4.
11: The Bruins went 11 games without a shutout before Khudobin posted one in the team’s 2-0 win over the Sabers on March 30. The last had been against the Flyers on March 9.
11: McQuaid returned on Thursday after missing 11 games with a shoulder injury and went minus-2.
12: Seguin fired a career-high 12 shots on goal in the 3-2 win over Ottawa on April 2.
12: Seidenberg leads defensemen with 12 assists.
13: The Bruins and Devils were called for three penalties in a 13-second span in the second period of their game on Wednesday. New Jersey started the stretch with a too-many-men call at 2:11 and that was followed by a high stick against Johnny Boychuk at 2:17 before David Clarkson got two for holding at 2:24.
14: Rask registered his 14th career shutout in the 1-0 win against New Jersey on April 1.
14: The Bruins have won 14 straight games when Campbell has scored a goal, dating back to 2011 and including the playoffs. The last time they lost was on March 10, 2011 to the Sabres, 4-3, in overtime.
14: Kelly missed 14 games with the broken tibia he suffered on March 11 against Ottawa before returning Monday. The team went 7-6-1 without their alternate captain.
16: Two weeks ago, the Bruins were 14 games over .500 with a record of 21-7-4. In the last two weeks, they have improved to 16 games over .500 and now sit at 26-10-4.
16: Marchand continues to lead the team with 16 goals on the year and is 15th in the league.
17: Rask had to make 17 saves in the first period of the April 4 win over New Jersey.
18: Boston has the second-most high-sticking penalties in the league with 18.
19: It had been 19 years since the Devils had allowed two short-handed goals in one period before the Bruins got two on Wednesday. It last happened in 1993-94 – Brodeur’s rookie year.
20: Caron became the 20th Bruin to score a goal this season as he found the back of the net on April 8.
20.5: The Islanders scored the first goal of the game with just 20.5 seconds left on the first-period clock Thursday night.
21: Ference is No. 21.
21:12: Campbell led all Bruins’ forwards with 21:12 of ice time on Wednesday against the Devils. He also led on Thursday with 22:00 against New York.
21:20: It took Jagr just 21:20 to score a goal in a Bruins’ uniform.
22: Campbell scored his first goal in 22 games in the first period of Wednesday’s game at New Jersey. He added his second of the game later in the first.
22: Krejci leads the team with 22 assists and is 28th in the league.
23: Bergeron continues to lead the team and is fifth in the league at plus-23, followed by Marchand and Seguin each at plus-22.
23: Boston has the 23rd-best power play in the league at 15.5 percent (16-for-103).
24:51: Chara continues to lead the team with an average of 24:51 played each night. Seidenberg is second with 23:40.
25: Seguin won just 3-of-9 faceoffs (25 percent) on April 4 with Bergeron out of the lineup.
26: Caron scored his first goal in 26 NHL games against Carolina and his first in over a year with the last one coming on March 13, 2012.
27: With the loss to the Islanders on Thursday, the Bruins became the 27th team to lose 10 games this season. The only three left below 10 losses are the Canadiens and Ducks, who each have nine, and the Blackhawks with five.
27: The B’s took just 18 shots against the Devils on Wednesday, but scored on five of them (27 percent).
27: Boston’s plus-27 goal differential is fourth in the league.
27: Jagr became the 27th different skater to dress for the team this season.
28: Daugavins became the 28th.
31.8: The Bruins are third in the league, averaging 31.8 shots per game.
33: Marchand now leads the team with 33 points (16-17-33) and is 35th in the league.
37: It had been 37 months since the last time the Bruins were without both Bergeron and Marchand in the same game before suiting up minus the pair on Thursday. The last time that happened was on March 4, 2010 in a 3-2 shootout win against the Maple Leafs. Bergeron missed the game with a groin injury and Marchand had returned to Providence.
40: Before the game against Ottawa on April 2, the Bruins had not allowed 40 shots to any of their opponents, but then gave up 47. They then allowed 40 in their next game against New Jersey as well.
40: Rask set a career-high with his 40 saves in that game against the Devils.
45: Khudobin made a career-high 45 saves in the game against the Senators.
50: Boston registered a season-high 50 shots on goal on April 2 against Ottawa. It was their highest single-game total in the regular season since they fired 50 in a 5-3 loss to the Lightning on March 25, 2010. Tampa Bay had just 18.
56.2: Even with Bergeron out, the Bruins continue to lead the league with a faceoff percentage of 56.2 percent. It has been 50.6 percent in the five games without him, however, and the only two times they have won greater than 50 percent of the draws have come against the Devils and the Islanders, who rank 25th and 22nd in the league, respectively, in faceoff percentage.
59: Lucic continues to lead the team with 59 penalty minutes, but Chara, at 55, is catching up.
85: The Bruins’ 85 goals against are tied for the second-fewest in the league.
87: The team allowed 87 total shots on goal in their games against Ottawa and New Jersey on April 2 and 4. They won both games, however, before losing to Montreal after allowing just 29 shots and then beating Carolina while surrendering 42 more.
91.0: The Bruins continue to lead the league in penalty kill percentage at 91.0 percent and they also have the third-most short-handed goals with five.
96: Seidenberg is ninth in the league with 96 blocked shots.
97: The Bruins and Senators combined for 97 shots on goal in Boston’s 3-2 win on April 2.
97: So far, Jagr has played 97 shifts as a member of the Bruins.
99: Kelly is sitting on 99 career goals.
122: Lucic leads the team in hits and is 16th in the league.
126: Campbell scored two goals in the April 10 game against the Devils. It was the first time Soup had scored twice in a game since March 24, 2011 in a 7-0 win over the Canadiens – a span of 126 games.
130: Seguin leads the team with 130 shots on goal this season and is 15th in the league. Horton (111) is the only other Bruin in triple digits.
147: Campbell became the 147th different player that Jagr has set up for a goal in his career.
484: Jagr registered the 484th multi-point game of his career on April 8 with two assists in the win over the Hurricanes. Twelve other Bruins’ players have not even played that many NHL games.
228: Chara played 228 shifts over the last two weeks.
453: Bergeron has won 453 faceoffs this season.
680: Jagr’s first goal as a Bruin was the 680th of his NHL career.
734: Rask has made 734 saves this season.
793: Lucic is seventh among Boston forwards with 793 shifts played this season.
.818: The Bruins have an .818 win percentage (9-1-1) against the Southeast Division this season following their 6-2 in over the Hurricanes on April 8, compared to a 7-12-1 record against those teams last year.
.925: As a team, Boston’s save percentage of .925 is second-best in the league.
.929: Rask’s .929 save percentage is third-best in the league.
1,000: Three members of the team have played more than 1,000 shifts this season: Chara (1,161), Seidenberg (1,029) and Ference (1,006).
1,381: Jagr’s first game with the Bruins was the 1,381st of his 19-year NHL career.
I know that was a lot, so hopefully your soup has cooled off by now. But hopefully the Bruins’ Soup stays hot until some of his teammates return. The B’s travel to Raleigh to take on the Hurricanes tonight, so enjoy the game and look out two weeks from today for the final regular-season installment of Boston Bruins By The Numbers.
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