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Dandenault by numbers

Friday, 30.05.2008 / 2:00 PM / News
canadiens.com
Originally drafted as a forward, defenseman Mathieu Dandenault got back to his offensive roots in 2007-08. Here’s a numerical look back at the season that was for the versatile veteran.

9-Goals scored by Dandenault in 2007-08, marking his highest total since scoring 10 times with the Red Wings in 2000-01.

4-Times out of five he scored a goal in his first game back in the lineup after being a healthy scratch.

25-Percentage of road games Dandenault played in which he scored a goal in 2007-08, trailing only Tomas Plekanec, Alex Kovalev and Andrei Kostitsyn for the team lead in that department.

13-Percentage of Dandenault’s shots during the regular season that found the back of the net, his highest ratio since his rookie year back in 1995-96.

827-Career NHL games played by Dandenault, the fifth-highest total among players drafted in 1994 despite his being selected 49th overall that year.

Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com