The Numbers Game - March 13, 2008
8-Canadiens players in the lineup against the Senators born after Boy George and Culture Club ruled the charts with their hit Karma Chameleon in 1984.
1-Senators players in uniform on Thursday night born after 1984. (Andrej Mezsaros)
7-Days the Canadiens spent as Northeast Division leaders before seeing the Senators regain top spot with a 3-0 win over Montreal.
10-Seasons since the Canadiens last finished ahead of the Senators in the standings in 1997-98.
4512-Length in seconds of Carey Price’s 75:12 minute shutout string prior to surrendering a first period goal to Jason Spezza and dating back to the Ducks’ Sami Pahlsson’s goal on March 9 in Anaheim.
42-Consecutive games played by Josh Gorges since last being a healthy scratch on Dec. 11 against the Lightning.
14-Percentage edge in the face-off circle enjoyed by the Canadiens over the Senators.
7-Faceoffs won by Maxim Lapierre, who came out on top in 78% of his draws on the night.
5-Team-high number of blocked shots and hits registered by Mike Komisarek, who continues to lead the Canadiens in both categories.
34-Games in which Alex Kovalev has now logged more than 20 minutes of ice time in a game this season, after totaling 21:42 against the Senators.
36-Combined points piled up by the Alfredsson-Heatley-Spezza line against the Canadiens this season, including three more on Thursday.
5-Times the Canadiens have now been shutout this season, after being blanked by Ottawa.
8-Wins registered by Martin Gerber in 10 career regular season appearances against the Habs.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com