2013-14 Nashville Predators By The Numbers

Thursday, 02.6.2014 / 5:00 PM CT / Features
By Jimi Russell  - Nashville Predators
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2013-14 Nashville Predators By The Numbers
2013-14 Nashville Predators By The Numbers

Here's a "By The Numbers" look at the Nashville Predators season so far...

0

The number of shorthanded goals the Predators have allowed this season. The Preds have not allowed a shorthanded goal since March 21, 2013, when Calgary scored two shorthanded – a span of 75 games. Nashville is the only team in the League not to have allowed a shorthanded goal this season.

.731

The Nashville Predators winning percentage when scoring first (19-2-5).

3

The number of defensemen in the League with multiple shootout goals this season. Ryan Ellis and Roman Josi are two of them.

4

The number of goals Patric Hornqvist needs to become just the fourth Nashville Predators draft pick to hit the 100-goals milestone for his career (Legwand, Erat and Weber).

The highest number of goals ever scored in a single game by a Nashville Predator. Eric Nystrom accomplished the feat on Jan. 24 in Calgary. The night was also his first career hat trick.

5

The total number of goalies used by the Nashville Predators this season, tying 2002-03 for the most in a single season in franchise history.

The total number of Nashville Predators representatives at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile and Head Equipment Manager Pete Rogers will represent the United States, while Shea Weber will don the Canadian maple leaf, and Roman Josi and Simon Moser take to the ice for the Swiss Team.

The number of Preds 2009 draftees currently playing for the club: Beck, Bourque, Ekholm, Ellis and Smith.

9.8

The average number of penalty minutes the Preds commit per game – the sixth-lowest in the NHL.

10

The number of major penalties committed by Rich Clune this season. He ranks sixth in the League in the category.

+12

Craig Smith’s plus/minus rating on home ice this season. He ranks among the League’s Top 30 players in the category. Smith’s overall +7 rating on the season leads the Preds.

15, 9

Shea Weber’s goal and power-play goals total this season. He leads all defensemen in both categories.

17-1-1, 15-0-3

The Nashville Predators record when leading after the first and second periods, respectively.

19

The age of Seth Jones when he made his NHL debut on Oct. 3 in St. Louis - his 19th birthday. Jones is one of six players 19-years and younger to suit up for the Preds all-time.

20-19-8

The Predators’ record in the 47 games without Pekka Rinne in the lineup.

20.5

The Nashville Predators success rate on the power play this season.

23.9

The average age of the Nashville Predators defensive corps. With the addition of Michael Del Zotto (23), Nashville has the youngest defensive corps in the League. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the only other teams in the NHL with an average defensive age under 26 (including players on IR) are Columbus (25 years, 322 days) and Washington (25 years, 355 days).

26:11

Roman Josi’s average ice time this season. That total is more than five minutes above his career average (20:51).

29.4

The average number of shots for and shots against for the Nashville Predators this season.

31, 26

The ages of Eric Nystrom (Feb. 14) and Victor Bartley (Feb. 17) following their birthdays later this month.

47

The number of games Pekka Rinne has missed due to a hip infection.

49

The number of goals the Preds have scored in the third period – their most successful period of the season.

58.2

The face-off success rate of Paul Gaustad. He currently ranks second in the League (minimum 900 draws). It is the Portland, Ore., native’s fifth consecutive season ranking in the Top 10 – he finished the 2012-13 season third in the NHL in face-off efficiency (59.7 percent).

84

The jersey number worn by rookie Colton Sissons during his recent recall from Milwaukee. It is the second highest number worn by a player in franchise history (Yanic Perreault, 94).

106

Wins by the Nashville Predators in January – perennially the best month in franchise history. The Preds are 106-78-(9)-15 in January all-time (.567). This season, Nashville went 7-5-4 (.563) in the first month of 2014.

141

The total number of goals the Nashville Predators have scored this season.

171

The number of shots Patric Hornqvist has fired this season.

544

The number of career wins for Head Coach Barry Trotz. He ranks 14th on the all-time wins list, and is now five wins shy of tying Marc Crawford for 13th all-time (549).

9,693

Goaltender Devan Dubnyk’s career minutes played.


** All stats were current/updated at the time of publishing

SCHEDULE
 

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61