The Numbers Game - Dec. 13, 2008
758-Players to have ever worn a Canadiens jersey since the franchise was born in 1909, following Ben Maxwell’s NHL debut against the Capitals.
11-Points amassed by the Habs out of a possible 14 points during their seven-game homestand, ending the longest such home ice stretch in franchise history.
2-Goals scored by Patrice Brisebois over the past two games, coinciding with when he started wearing the “A” in Christopher Higgins’ absence.
9-Games of the last 12 contests against the Capitals in which the Habs have picked up at least one point, with the Canadiens boasting an 7-3-2 mark over that stretch.
10-Total hits thrown by the line of Steve Begin, Maxim Lapierre and Tom Kostopoulos, who were all over the ice against the Caps.
15-Habs players who registered at least one shot on goal on Saturday night.
1-Losses in regulation incurred by the Canadiens in games in which the score was tied after two periods, with the Habs now 2-1-4 in those contests.
36-Combined percentage of faceoffs won by the Habs against the Capitals.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com