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The Numbers Game - April 5, 2008

Saturday, 05.04.2008 / 9:53 PM / News
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Ryan O’Byrne threw his weight around against the Leafs with a game-high six hits.
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens’ regular season-ending 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre.

5 - Goals scored by Christopher Higgins over his final six games of the regular season on his way to setting a new career high with 27 goals.

10 - Points amassed by Mark Streit over the last seven games he was in uniform, with the forward/defenseman picking up a goal and nine assists along the way.

15 - Games in which Streit has picked up at least a point over his last 19 contests.

19 - Years since the Canadiens last surpassed the 102-point mark when Guy Carbonneau and the Habs topped the Wales Conference with 115 points in 1988-89.

141 - Consecutive sellouts at the Bell Centre dating back to Jan. 13, 2004.

0
- Players to have worn the No. 70 in Canadiens history prior to Gregory Stewart, who suited up for his first NHL game on Saturday night.

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2 - Breakaway chances obtained by Stewart over his first two shifts as a Montreal Canadien.

100 - Career games played by Maxim Lapierre who has 13 goals, 17 assists and 84 penalty minutes so far in his young NHL career.

6 - Hits thrown by Ryan O’Byrne against the Leafs on Saturday night, including five in the opening period alone.

2
- Goals allowed by Carey Price over his final nine periods of the 2007-08 season.

262 - Goals scored by the Canadiens in 2007-08, one more than the Senators for the league lead this season.


Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com