The Chicago Blackhawks By The Numbers Through 21 Games

By Keith Schultz

Feb 12, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman

Duncan Keith

(left) and center

Jonathan Toews

(middle) and right wing

Patrick Kane

(right) talk during the overtime period against the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center. The Ducks beat the Blackhawks 3-2 in the shootout. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Here is a look at the Blackhawks by the number through the first 21 games

18-0-3–  The Blackhawks record which is the continually growing best record ever to start the season without a regulation loss.

25– Patrick Kane’s team leading point total (Steven Stamkos-32 NHL leader)

10Johnny Oduya and Nick Leddy plus rating (Mark Fraser 15 NHL leader)

2– Grand total of Blackhawks with a Minus ranking (Dave Bolland -3, Sheldon Brookbank -1)

40Brandon Bollig team leading penalty minutes (Brandon Prust-NHL leader 76)

+28– Blackhawks goal differential leads the NHL (Anaheim is 2nd with +17)

3– Shut outs this season (0 in 2011-2012)

9– Road wins  by the Hawks which leads the NHL (Boston and Pittsburgh are tied in 2nd with 8)

.943Corey Crawford save percentage which is 2nd in the NHL (Craig Anderson– .952)

1.46 Corey Crawford goals against average which leads the NHL (2nd-Craig Anderson 1.53)

48– Hits delivered by Bryan Bickell which is 41st in the NHL (Matt Martin ranks first with 93 hits)

257– Faceoffs won by Jonathan Toews which is fourth in the NHL ( Claude Giroux-300)

4– Fights with Brandon Bollig involved which ranks 19th (Ryan Boll-7)

3.14 Goals per game by the Blackhawks ranks 4th in the NHL (Tampa 3.40)

1.70 Goals against the Blackhawks rich ranks 1st (Ottawa 1.82)

69-Shots on Goal by Marian Hossa (Zach Parise-83)

89.5%– Blackhawks Penalty Kill which is 2nd in the NHL  (Boston 91.9)

17.5%-Blackhawks Power Play which ranks 13th in the NHL (St Louis 29.4)

9– Minor penalties taken by Marcus Kruger (Braydon Coburn)

53– Shots blocked by Brent Seabrook (Nicklas Grossmann-61)

23:58– Dunan Keith’s average time on the ice which ranks 28th (Ryan Suter 27:35)

30-2-7– Blackhawks regular season record since trading for Johnny Oduya

312– Calendar days since the Last Chicago Blackhawks regular season loss.

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