The Numbers Game - March 8, 2009
4 – Game-winning goals scored by Alex Kovalev this season, the most among the Canadiens.
5 – Hits dished out by Mike Komisarek in the first period alone, equalling the team’s total after 60 minutes on Friday in Atlanta.
8:54 – Length of time the Habs spent shorthanded in the opening stanza.
11 – Years since Montreal last won in Dallas, dating back to a 3-1 victory over Guy Carbonneau and the Stars on March 4, 1998.
41 – Games played by Carey Price in 2008-09, matching his total appearances from his rookie campaign of a year ago. The second-year netminder marked the occasion with his 19th win of the season.
27 – Points now amassed by Roman Hamrlik this season after assisting on Kovalev’s tally, reaching his 2007-08 total with 16 games left on the schedule.
14 – Canadiens players who finished the night with at least one blocked shot.
Heather Engel is a writer for canadiens.com