The Numbers Game - March 12, 2009

Thursday, 12.03.2009 / 10:12 PM / News
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MONTREAL - Here’s a numerical look at the Canadiens-Islanders match-up on Thursday night at the Bell Centre.

2-Highlight reel glove saves made by Carey Price in the dying moments of regulation.

55-Percentage of rookie Max Pacioretty’s points this season to have come against an Atlantic Division team, with six of his 11 career points being notched against the Penguins, Devils, Rangers, Flyers or now the Islanders.

54 – Points picked up in 68 games by the Islanders, their 23-38-8 record good enough for last place in the NHL standings.  

7-Number of road wins amassed by the Islanders this season, also a league-low.

18-Points amassed by Josh Gorges through 67 games this season, only one shy of his grand total for his previous three campaigns combined over 165 career games.

4:09-Time needed for Tomas Plekanec to score a goal after seeing his apparent one was waved off in the opening period due to a high-stick.

6-Career games played for the Canadiens by Islanders starter Yann Danis, who went 3-2-0 in for the Habs back in 2005-06.

14-Years since the Canadiens traded Mathieu Schneider, Kirk Muller and Craig Darby to the Islanders in exchange for Pierre Turgeon and Vladimir Malakhov.

Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com