The Numbers Game: Feb. 21, 2009
2-Points picked up by Alex Kovalev in only his two shifts on Saturday in his much-anticipated return to the lineup.
8-Points amassed by Tomas Plekanec over his last five games (5-3-8).
33- Percentage of Plekanec’s 15 goals on the season to have come in his last four games alone.
0-Games in which Mathieu Schneider has failed to pick up a point since joining the Canadiens last week, with the veteran defenseman scoring two goals and adding an assist in three games.
17-Shots needed by the Canadiens to send Sens starter Brian Elliot to the showers after allowing three goals.
7-Power-play goals scored by the Canadiens since Schneider’s arrival, with the former Hab being on the ice for six of those converted opportunities.
4-Points registered by Mathieu Dandenault in six games since his return from injury after having posted two points in his previous 19 games before breaking arm.
6-Hits thrown by Tom Kostopoulos in the first period against the Senators.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com
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