Blackhawks' Circus Trip by the numbers

Blackhawks' Circus Trip by the numbers
November 30, 2013, 10:45 pm
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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Stick a fork in it: the circus trip is done.

The Chicago Blackhawks couldn’t have asked for a better trip, either – OK, they could have gone 7-0-0 but come on. Heading home 6-1-0, especially with the final two games back to back, made the Blackhawks a happy bunch. And they put up some nice numbers in the process.

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So while we wait for our redeye flight home, let’s look at the circus trip, By the Numbers:

7,316 – total miles the Blackhawks traveled during the trip (give or take 10)

218 – Combined shots the Blackhawks took in the seven games, an average of 31.14 per game

24 – Goals the Blackhawks scored in the seven games

15 – Goals the Blackhawks allowed in those seven games, and five of those were in the trip opener vs. Colorado

9 – assists for defenseman Duncan Keith; he recorded at least one in each game of the trip

9 – total points for the Blackhawks’ fourth liners Brandon Bollig, Marcus Kruger and Ben Smith

4 – Goals for Andrew Shaw in these past seven games; he had four goals through his first 21 games

3 – time zones in which the Blackhawks played on this excursion: started in Mountain Time, went back to Central, on to Pacific, back to Mountain for two, back to Central for one and finished in Mountain

2.16 – goals-against average for Antti Raanta in three games, including his two starts/victories