The Numbers Game - Jan. 8, 2009
11 - Habs and Leafs legends who took part in the pre-game ceremony honoring the longtime rivalry between the Original Six clubs.
458 - Points accumulated by Canadiens against the Leafs in 346 career matchups on home ice, thanks to the Habs’ 206-94-43-3 lifetime record versus Toronto.
15 - Swiss-born players to have ever played an NHL game, a list that includes David Aebischer, Mark Streit and now Yannick Weber, who made his NHL debut against the Leafs.
8 - Goals scored by Maxim Lapierre in only 37 games this season, already eclipsing his career-high of seven notched in 2007-08.
364 - Career points piled up by Patrice Brisebois with the Habs, surpassing Jean-Claude Tremblay for the No. 5 spot on the Canadiens’ all-time points list for defensemen.
140 - Combined penalty minutes doled out on Thursday night, including no less than eight 10-minute misconduct calls in what was a raucous night at the Bell Centre, to say the least.
9 - Points amassed by Andrei Kostitsyn over his last seven games versus Toronto.
0 - Love lost between ex-teammates Sergei Kostitsyn and Mikhail Grabovski.