Blue Jackets vs. Predators Scoring Chances, 10.7.2011

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 7: Vaclav Prospal #22 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his second period goal with teammates against the Nashville Predators during the game at Nationwide Arena on October 7, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The debut of the top line was a smashing success.  Jeff Carter and Rick Nash weren't on the ice for a single scoring chance against.  Nash was on the ice for 11 even strength scoring chances and 3 more on the power play.  Carter was on the ice for 10 even strength scoring chances and 3 more on the power play.  Their line, along with the Grant Clitsome - Marc Methot pairing dominated the Predators.

At the same time, the third line of Derek MacKenzie, Derrick Brassard and Ryan Johansen took the worst of it, going -3, -4 and -5 in chances differential, respectively.

Top ES Forward:  Rick Nash +11

Bottom ES Forwards:  Ryan Johansen -5

Top ES Defensemen:  Marc Methot +8

Bottom ES DefensemanDavid Savard -2

Scoring Chances - Columbus vs. Nashville, 10.7.2011

NHL Game Number 20006

Team Totals, Columbus in Red

Period Totals EV PP 5v3 PP SH 5v3 SH
1 5 3
5
3
0
0
0 0 0 0 0 0
2 7
3
3
2
3
0 0 0
1 1 0 0
3 5 3 6
3
1
0 0 0 0 0
0 0
Totals
19
9
14
8 4
0
0 0
1 1
0 0

The Jackets won the scoring chance battle throughout, but widened the gap after going down by two goals, a perfect example of score effects.

Scoring Chances by Period, Time and Game State

Team Period Time Note CBJ Opponent
NSH 1 18:03 Halischuk 1 10 16 19 24 58 2 16 22 24 35 38 5v5
NSH 1 15:30 Blum 1 13 14 18 19 58 7 8 16 22 24 35 5v5
CBJ 1 13:11 Carter 1 7 10 22 58 61 7 11 15 20 33 35 5v5
CBJ 1 10:16 Nash 1 2 7 22 51 61 2 13 24 35 38 74 5v5
CBJ 1 7:35 Atkinson 1 3 13 14 18 50 2 5 25 27 35 38 5v5
CBJ 1 7:26 Methot 1 3 7 14 22 61 7 8 11 15 25 35 5v5
NSH 1 7:03 Halischuk 1 10 16 19 24 58 7 8 16 22 24 35 5v5
CBJ 1 5:10 Umberger 1 3 13 14 18 50 7 8 11 15 33 35 5v5
CBJ 2 19:05 Vermette 1 3 14 24 50
6 11 15 20 33 35 4v5
NSH 2 14:50 Suter - GOAL 1 3 14 24 50
6 11 15 20 35 74 4v5
CBJ 2 14:15 Nash 1 7 10 22 58 61 7 8 22 24 25 35 5v5
CBJ 2 12:40 Carter 1 7 22 51 58 61 6 11 20 24 35
5v4
CBJ 2 12:38 Carter 1 7 22 51 58 61 6 11 20 24 35
5v4
CBJ 2 12:37 Carter 1 7 22 51 58 61 6 11 20 24 35
5v4
CBJ 2 5:39 Prospal - GOAL 1 3 11 14 15 26 2 5 25 27 35 38 5v5
NSH 2 4:15 Weber 1 2 13 18 50 51 6 11 15 20 33 35 5v5
NSH 2 4:04 Smith - GOAL 1 2 13 18 50 51 6 11 15 20 33 35 5v5
CBJ 2 0:03 Carter 1 2 3 7 22 61 6 16 20 22 25 35 5v5
NSH 3 19:21 Halischuk - GOAL 1 2 13 22 50 51 6 16 20 22 24 35 5v5
CBJ 3 19:00 Carter 1 3 7 14 22 61 6 16 20 22 24 35 5v5
NSH 3 18:14 Smith 1 10 16 19 24 58 2 11 15 33 35 38 5v5
CBJ 3 14:18 Clitsome 1 10 13 14 18 50 6 13 20 24 35
5v4
CBJ 3 11:49 Prospal 1 2 7 22 51 61 6 10 13 20 25 35 5v5
CBJ 3 9:41 Nash - GOAL 1 2 7 22 51 61 2 10 13 35 38 74 5v5
CBJ 3 7:56 Vermette 1 2 14 22 50 61 2 11 15 24 35 38 5v5
CBJ 3 4:32 Nash 1 3 7 11 14 61 5 6 20 27 35 74 5v5
CBJ 3 4:31 Nash 1 3 7 11 14 61 5 6 20 27 35 74 5v5
NSH 3 3:39 Smith 1 2 11 16 19 51 7 8 11 15 33 35 5v5

Lines and Pairings

Nash - Carter - Prospal
Umberger - Vermette - Atkinson
MacKenzie - Brassard - Johansen
Calvert - Pahlsson - Dorsett

Tyutin - Martinek
Clitsome - Methot
Russell - Savard

Mason

Scoring Chances by Player

# Player EV PP SH
1 S. MASON 44:11 14 8 10:00 4 0 4:35 1 1
2 R. MARTINEK 18:13 5 4 0:38 0 0 3:08 0 0
3 M. METHOT 13:57 8 0 0:00 0 0 1:36 1 1
7 J. CARTER 15:16 10 0 5:03 3 0 0:21 0 0
10 K. RUSSELL 13:20 2 3 4:35 1 0 0:00 0 0
11 M. CALVERT 8:55 3 1 0:00 0 0 0:00 0 0
13 C. ATKINSON 12:57 2 4 4:39 1 0 0:00 0 0
14 G. CLITSOME 17:26 8 1 5:36 1 0 1:27 1 1
15 D. DORSETT 8:12 1 0 0:00 0 0 2:42 0 0
16 D. BRASSARD 9:32 0 4 0:28 0 0 0:00 0 0
18 R. UMBERGER 13:07 2 3 4:29 1 0 0:35 0 0
19 R. JOHANSEN 8:18 0 5 0:28 0 0 0:00 0 0
22 V. PROSPAL 15:24 9 1 4:53 3 0 0:00 0 0
24 D. MACKENZIE 8:06 0 3 0:28 0 0 1:06 1 1
26 S. PAHLSSON 7:58 1 0 0:11 0 0 2:33 0 0
50 A. VERMETTE 14:24 3 3 4:28 1 0 1:32 1 1
51 F. TYUTIN 15:08 3 4 5:07 3 0 2:59 0 0
58 D. SAVARD 12:27 2 4 4:04 3 0 0:00 0 0
61 R. NASH 15:39 11 0 4:53 3 0 0:21 0 0

Head-to-Head Even Strength Scoring Chances

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The top line beat every line and pairing the Preds had to offer, including the vaunted pairing of Ryan Suter and Shea Weber.  Note the Brassard line - they were in the red against everyone that generated a chance while they were on the ice.

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