The Numbers Game - March 8, 2009

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The Numbers Game - March 8, 2009
DALLAS – Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens’ 3-1 triumph over the Stars on Sunday in Dallas.

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.

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– Canadiens players who finished the night with at least one blocked shot.

Heather Engel is a writer for canadiens.com