The Numbers Game: Dec. 11, 2008

Thursday, 11.12.2008 / 9:49 PM / News
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The Numbers Game: Dec. 11, 2008
Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Lightning clash at the Bell Centre on Thursday night.

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