These numbers are based on the stats as of 3/19/09.
With the win last night over Chicago, the Blue Jackets reached 80 points on the season. The Jackets next point will be a new franchise record. The Jackets have a new high for wins in a season with 37 so far. With this, they are on pace to finish above .500 for the first time in franchise history. The Jacketsâ•˙ current win percentage is .563. They are on track to set new highs both at home and on the road.
Rick Nashâ•˙s 33 assists are a new personal best. Nash's previous high was 31, which he achieved last year. He is three points away from establishing a personal best in points -- he currently has 67 points. He is also on track for his best +/- with +10, with his previous best of +2 in 2007-08. Nash has also surpassed David Vyborny as the career franchise leader in points. Vybornyâ•˙s record was 317 points, Nash is currently at 343.
Steve Mason, the rookie sensation in goal already has multiple Blue Jackets records at just 20 years of age. He is tied with former Jackets goalie Pascal Leclaire for most shutouts in a season with 9. He has the most wins in franchise history with 29. The longest shutout streak belongs to Mason with 199:19 of no goals against. He is currently tied with or very close to Jackets records in save percentage and goals against average(2.25 GAA, .918 Sv.%).
RJ Umberger has a new personal best for goals with 24.
Fedor Tyutin has new career highs in goals, assists, points, power play assists and power play points. Tyutinâ•˙s totals check in at 8-24-32 with his previous best being 6-19-25. He has 4 goals and 12 assists for 16 points on the power play, with his previous best on the power play being 4-8-12.
And as we all know, the 19,167 fans that saw the Jackets top the Penguins in a shootout last Thursday is the largest crowd ever in Nationwide.
Any cool records I missed or that youâ•˙d like to point out? And which new or potential record is the most surprising to you?