By the numbers: Mooseheads-Remparts through five games
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Here’s a look at the QMJHL quarter-final between the Halifax Mooseheads and Quebec Remparts, by the numbers, through five games.
* The Mooseheads have led for 129:22 through 306:02 of series play, roughly 42 per cent of the game action. The Remparts, meanwhile, have led for just 30:10, less than 10 per cent of game action. In other words, the Mooseheads have played either tied or with the lead for more than 90 per cent of the series.
* The Mooseheads have scored first in all five games and have led by a goal going into the third period in four out of five games. The Remparts have yet to lead after 40 minutes.
* The Mooseheads had 39 shots in Game 5 — yet in Games 1 and 2, combined, they had just 36.
* The Moosehaeds improved significantly in the faceoff circle in Halifax, winning 53.0 per cent of their faceoffs at the Metro Centre compared to just 40.7 per cent in Quebec.
* The Remparts hold numerous statistical edges over the Mooseheads, leading in the following categories: shots (149-130), dangerous shots (67-58), hits (65-64) and faceoffs (159-147).
* Both teams are having similar success on the power play. The Mooseheads are six-for-27; the Remparts are four-for-19.
* There have been 27 non-empty-net goals scored in the series, an average of 5.4 per game.
* Halifax’s Nathan MacKinnon (four goals, three assists) and Quebec’s Alexandre Comtois (seven assists) and Gabriel Desjardins (three goals and three assists) are the three leading scorers in the series.
* Mooseheads goalie Zach Fucale has a .943 save percentage the last two starts, allowing three goals on 53 shots.
* Fucale has a 2.77 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage through five quarter-final games. Quebec’s Louis Domingue has a 2.58 GAA and a .900 save percentage.