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Stunning Numbers: Malhotra’s face-off success; Nielsen’s shootout dominance

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Stunning Numbers is an occasional look at stats and figures from around the NHL

59.5

The face-off success-rate for Carolina Hurricanes forward Manny Malhotra in his return from a career-threatening eye injury. He's currently fourth in the NHL.

1,050:36, 0

The total amount of ice time through 54 games this season for Ryan O'Reilly of the Colorado Avalanche and the number of penalty minutes he's accumulated. Given how voting goes, this should place him in front of the line for the Lady Byng race.

167

The total number of penalty minutes by NHL leader Tom Sestito in 336:18 minutes of ice time.

11, 0

The number of overtimes played and goals allowed by Ryan Miller.

49

The number of career shootout wins for Ryan Miller.

25

The all-time shootout win total for the Carolina Hurricanes.

5

The number of penalty shots faced by Corey Crawford this season. He's stopped four of them.

2

The numbers of penalty shots faced and penalty shot goals allowed by Henrik Lundqvist this season.

10

The number of wins by the Philadelphia Flyers this season after trailing during the third period, a franchise record according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

54.5

The career shootout shooting percentage of Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders, best among players with at least 20 career attempts. He's 5-for-10 this season. They don't call his move the "Danish Backhand of Judgment" for nothing.

9.3-percent

The power play percentage of the Florida Panthers through 56 games. No NHL team has finished below 10-percent since the 2000-01 Minnesota Wild (9.6-percent).

.612

The winning percentage of the Philadelphia Flyers under general manager Keith Allen, who died Tuesday at the age of 90. He helped build the "Broad Street Bullies," who made the playoffs 12 times and reached four Stanley Cup Finals, winning two of them.

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