By the numbers: Hawks-Blues Game 4

April, 24, 2014
Apr 24
Powers By Scott Powers
CHICAGO -- Here's a look at the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-3 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of their first-round series by the numbers:

• Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and has an NHL-leading four goals in the playoffs.

• Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews had two assists in the win. He has a team-high five points in the series.

• The Blues scored twice in the final two minutes of the second period. Five of their 11 goals in the series have come in the final two minutes of periods.

• The game included nine penalties, but none were called after the second period.

• Toews won 12-of-23 faceoffs. He's won 68-of-106 for a 64.2 percentage in the series.

• The Blues were 1-for-5 on the power play and are 2-for-21 for in the series.

• The Blackhawks were 1-for-2 on the power play and are 2-for-16 in the series.

• Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy had a game-high 83.9 Corsi percentage (the Blackhawks had 26 shots for and five against when he was on the ice in 5-on-5 situations,) according to

• The Blackhawks had 15 players with a Corsi percentage greater than 50 percent. The Blues had two.

• Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo had a game-high 28:55 of ice time. He leads the league with 127:16 of ice time in the playoffs.

• The Blues blocked 25 shots and the Blackhawks blocked 17.

• Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp started nine of his 14 shifts in 5-on-5 situations in the offensive zone. He had a game-high 10 shot attempts, including seven on goal.

• Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson blocked four shots and is tied for first in the league with 18 in the playoffs.

• Hjalmarsson led the Blackhawks with 28:43 of ice time. It was the first time in the series that Duncan Keith didn't lead the Blackhawks in ice time.

• Blues forward Steve Ott and Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell tied for a game-high seven this. Bickell is second in the league with 28 playoff hits. Ott is tied for fourth with 21.
Scott Powers is a general reporter for He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.



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Patrick Sharp
78 34 44 13
GoalsP. Sharp 34
AssistsD. Keith 55
+/-M. Hossa 28
GAAC. Crawford 2.26