Higgins by numbers

Saturday, 10.05.2008 / 2:00 PM / News
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Higgins by numbers
One of the NHL's rising stars, Christopher Higgins continued his ascent in 2007-08. Here’s a numerical look back at the season that was for the speedy winger.

3-Consecutive 20-goal campaigns posted by Higgins, making him the first Habs left winger to accomplish the feat since Martin Rucinsky and Brian Savage did so from 1995-96 through 1997-98. 

241
-Team-high number of shots fired by Higgins during the regular season.

52-Career-high number of points amassed by Higgins, surpassing his previous best of 38 points set in 2005-06 and matched in 2006-07.

25-Career-high assists registered by Higgins, eclipsing his previous high of 16 set in 2006-07.

12-Career-high power-play goals scored by Higgins, beating his previous best of eight set in 2006-07.

82-Regular season games played by the 24-year-old, making him one of only three Habs, along with Alex Kovalev and Andrei Markov, to have not missed a game in 2007-08.

65-Shots blocked by Higgins, the most of any Habs forward in 2007-08.

3-American players who scored more goals during the regular season than the native of Smithtown, NY.

18-Team-leading number of goals scored by Higgins on home ice at the Bell Centre.

Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com