The Numbers Game: Dec. 11, 2008
9-Years since Mark Recchi played his last game with the Canadiens, with the 39-year-old winger now in his 21st NHL season.
5- Game-high shots fired by Alex Kovalev, tying him with the Lightning’s Martin St. Louis on the night.
4-Game-high hits thrown by Guillaume Latendresse in his return to the lineup after sitting out the last four games.
13-Shifts played by Saku Koivu before leaving the game with an undisclosed lower body injury.
8-Points piled up by Andrei Markov during his six-game point streak, extended thanks to his assist on Patrice Brisebois’ goal in the first period.
17:23-Ice time logged by Maxim Lapierre, the third-highest total of his young career.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com