The Numbers Game - Jan. 2, 2009
7 - Players in NHL history to have sported the number 67 on their backs, with Max Pacioretty becoming the latest to do so on Friday.
0 – Losses suffered by the Devils this season when they hold the lead after 40 minutes.
72 – Goaltenders who have manned the Canadiens’ crease since 1917. Marc Denis added his name to the list when he hit the ice to start the third period.
2 – Wins notched by Montreal in New Jersey since 1994.
252 – Players who have now suited up for at least 100 games with the Habs since 1917-18, after Tom Kostopoulos reached the milestone on Friday night.
7 – Times since 1988 the Canadiens have lost their inaugural game of a new calendar year, going 12-7-2 in that span.
1 – Hab who failed to toss a shot on net on Friday night, with Josh Gorges being the lone member of Guy Carbonneau’s squad to not have a puck reach Scott Clemmensen.
Heather Engel is a writer for canadiens.com