Schneider v2.0

Wednesday, 18.02.2009 / 11:21 AM / News
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Schneider v2.0
MONTREAL – Hours from playing his first game with the Canadiens in 14 years, here’s a numerical look at Mathieu Schneider.

5-Number of Canadiens defensemen to have scored 20 goals in a season, including Schneider in 1993-94.

10-Schneider’s all-time rank among NHL defensemen for career power play goals with 94, with five of the blue-liners ahead of him being Hockey Hall of Famers.

2-All-Star Game appearances made by Schneider, including in 1996 with the Islanders and in 2003 with the Red Wings.

8-Different numbers worn by Schneider over this career, with the rearguard now slated to don the No. 24 for the first time.

3-Seasons with 10 or more power-play goals posted by Schneider, a feat matched by only 12 other defenseman in NHL history.

501-Career assists posted by the 39-year-old who became the 25th defenseman in league history to reach the 500-mark last week.

52-Percentage of Schneider’s career point total to have come on the power play, with 375 of his 716 points coming with the man advantage.

+79-Schneider’s combined plus-minus rating since 2003-04.

30-Least number of points ever amassed by Schneider in a single season.

Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com

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