The Numbers Game - Jan. 19, 2008

Saturday, 19.01.2008 / 10:47 PM / News
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The Numbers Game - Jan. 19, 2008
Birthday boy Mike Komisarek celebrated his 26th by dishing out his usual serving of big hits.
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Penguins game on Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

7 - Consecutive number of the games the Canadiens have now allowed under 30 shots. Montreal is 4-2-1 in those games.

5 - Game-high number of blocked shots by Francis Bouillon.

67 - Maxim Lapierre’s faceoff percentage on Saturday night to lead all Habs centers on his way to raising his season average to 50.2 %.

5 - Game-high number of shots registered by Christopher Higgins who continues to lead the team with 148 shots on the season.

26 - Number of candles now birthday boy Mike Komisarek will blow out tonight.

6 - Game-high number of hits thrown by former Penguins forward Tom Kostopoulos, tying him with teammate Komisarek on the night.

14 - Number of games the Canadiens’ second-ranked power-play has failed to score at least one goal in 2007-08. Montreal is 5-6-3 in those contests.


Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com