By the numbers: Blues-Blackhawks, Game 6

April, 28, 2014
Apr 28
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Powers By Scott Powers
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CHICAGO -- Here's a look by the numbers at the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of their first-round series:

• Game 6 marked the first time in the series the teams weren't within a goal of each other in the last two minutes of regulation. Four of the five games went to overtime, and the other was only a two-goal game because of a late empty-net goal.

• The Blues were 0-for-6 on the power play. They finished the series 2-for-29. They had 52:37 of power-play time. The Blackhawks had a 93.1 penalty-kill percentage.

• The Blackhawks were called for five minor penalties and finished the series with 29 minors, one major, one misconduct and one game misconduct.

• Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning goal when he broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period. He had three-game winning goals in the series and tied Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith for a series-high seven points.

• Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford stopped 35-of-36 shots. He made 201 saves on 215 shots for a .935 save percentage in the series. He allowed six goals over the final four games.

• Toews won 16-of-29 faceoffs and 91-of-160 for a 61.9 percentage in the series.

• The Blackhawks scored the game's first goal. The team which scored the first game won every game in the series.

• The Blues had 66 total shot attempts, including 36 on net, to the Blackhawks' 45 total shots, including 27 on net. The Blues had 215 shots on net to the Blackhawks' 186 in the series.

• Blues goaltender Ryan Miller stopped 22-of-27 shots. He made 166 saves on 185 shots for a .897 save percentage in the series.

• The Blackhawks won 35-of-69 faceoffs and finished with 237 wins to the Blues' 208 in the series.

• Blues forward Patrik Berglund had a minus-3 rating. He had a series-worst minus-7 rating.

• Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane had a plus-1 rating and finished with a series-best plus-6 rating.

• The Blackhawks were 1-for-2 on the power play and 3-for-20 in the series.

• Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell had a team-high four hits and leads the NHL with 35.

• The Blues had 12 players with a Corsi percentage (shot differential) of better than 50 percent, according to extraskater.com. The Blackhawks had eight players.

• The Blackhawks and Blues were nearly even in shot attempts with the game tied or within a goal during the series. The Blackhawks had 235 shot attempts to the Blues' 234, according to extraskater.com.

• Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo played a game-high 26:26 of ice time. Keith played a team-high 25:16. Pietrangelo leads the NHL with 181:29 of playoff ice time. Keith is second with 179:09.

• Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson played 5:31 of shorthanded ice time, and Blackhawks forward Michal Handzus played 6:39. Hjalmarsson leads the league with 31:40 of shorthanded ice time in the playoffs. Handzus is second with 30:26.

• The Blues outhit the Blackhawks 43-22. The Blues had 248 hits to the Blackhawks' 143 for the series.

• Hjalmarsson had two blocked shots. He leads the NHL with 26 blocked shots in the playoffs.
Scott Powers is a general reporter for ESPNChicago.com. 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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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Patrick Sharp
PTS GOALS AST +/-
78 34 44 13
OTHER LEADERS
GoalsP. Sharp 34
AssistsD. Keith 55
+/-M. Hossa 28
GAAC. Crawford 2.26