The Numbers Game - Dec. 11, 2007
|Saku Koivu comes oh so close to beating Marc Denis in the shootout.|
2 - Speed in kilometres of Alex Kovalev’s slow-moving shot that got past Marc Denis after Kovalev’s stick shattered on the play.
1,840 - Total seconds of ice-time logged by Mike Komisarek who led the way for the Canadiens by clocking in at 30:40.
7 - Points amassed by the Canadiens in as many games against Southeast Divison opponents this season.
2.5 - Centimetres shy Saku Koivu’s shootout attempt came from beating Denis to extend the shootout.
76 - Koivu’s faceoff winning percentage against the Lightning on a night he won 16-of-21 draws, including 8-of-10 versus Vincent Lecavalier.
3 - Consecutive games in which linemates Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn have picked up at least one point.
21 - Times Kovalev was on the ice when the Canadiens scored a power-play goal this season of their 35 goals scored with the extra man on the year.
15 - Number of shootout saves made by Carey Price on 19 attempts he’s faced so far this season.
8 - Game high number of hits dished out by No. 8 Mike Komisarek against Tampa Bay.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com