The Numbers Game - Jan. 2, 2009

Friday, 02.01.2009 / 9:35 PM / News
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The Numbers Game - Jan. 2, 2009
NEWARK – Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Devils matchup on Friday night at the Prudential Center.

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