Ryder by numbers

Saturday, 17.05.2008 / 2:00 PM / News
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Here's a numerical look back at the season that was for Michael Ryder.

13-Even-strength goals scored by Ryder in 2007-08, one more than he notched on his way to scoring 30 goals in 2006-07.

74-Goals scored by Ryder since coming out of the lockout in 2005-06, the second-highest Habs total behind only Alex Kovalev’s 76 goals over the past three seasons.

13-Shots fired by Ryder at Bruins goalie Tim Thomas in a 7-4 win over Boston on Nov. 17, a Canadiens season high for 2007-08.

99-Career goals scored by Ryder, making him the highest scoring player from Newfoundland in NHL history.

21-Point improvement in Ryder’s plus-minus differential, with the Habs winger’s rating rising from minus-25 in 2006-07 to minus-4 in 2007-08.

122-Hits dished out by Ryder in 2007-08, the third-highest total among Habs forwards this past season. This marks the third straight season Ryder has cracked the Canadiens’ top three in the hits department.

Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com