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Stunning Numbers is an occasional look at stats and figures from around the NHL. Here they are for the Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.


Ice time for Flyers winger Ville Leino(notes) in Game 3, who scored a goal on three shots. Said Coach Peter Laviolette:

"Right now he seems to have so much energy out there. You can double shift him. You can double shift him without taking him off the ice. He seems to have a lot of jam right now. I think what everybody is impressed with and certainly we are as well is his ability to hang on to that puck and make plays."

He hadn't cracked 20 minutes of ice time in his last 13 games, since playing 25:01 in Game 1 against the Boston Bruins in the conference semifinals.


Faceoff success for Flyers center Mike Richards(notes) against Dave Bolland(notes) (2-for-3) and John Madden(notes) (3-for-5) in Game 3. Overall, the Flyers led the Blackhawks in the faceoff circle, 55 percent-to-45-percent, despite going a terrible 1-for-8 against Chicago in overtime.


The number of shifts in the game for Kris Versteeg(notes), leading all forwards in Game 3. He had two shots and zero points on the night.


Number of years between Stanley Cup Finals overtime victories for the Flyers. It was the first win in OT since 1974, when Bobby Clarke's goal defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 2 at Boston Garden.


The number of shots on goal, blocked and missed combined for struggling forwards Jonathan Toews(notes) of the Blackhawks and Jeff Carter(notes) of the Flyers. Toews had 2 on goal, 4 blocked and 1 missed; Carter had 6 on goal, 3 blocked and 3 missed. Neither have a goal in the series.


The number of hits from Dustin Byfuglien(notes) of the Blackhawks, leading all players. Buff has 78 hits in 19 playoff games, best in the NHL.


Number of games between goals for Patrick Kane(notes) of the Blackhawks, before scoring on a breakaway in the third period.


The number of shifts for Dan Carcillo in the third period and overtime, the only Flyers forward not to see a shift after the second period.


The number of shifts for Flyers defenseman Oskars Bartulis(notes) after he went back to the bench with 1:55 left in the first period. He played just 2:29 in the game.


Number of consecutive Stanley Cup Finals in which home clubs have won the first three games.

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