The Numbers Game - April 6, 2009
7-Length in games of the point streak belonging to reigning NHL star of the week, Alex Kovalev, who has 16 points over that span (8-8-16).
6-Times Kovalev has now reached the 25-goal mark over the course of his 17-year career.
4-Canadiens players now having ever worn the No. 53 following defenseman Doug Janik’s Habs debut on Tuesday night.
186-Consecutive games played by Andrei Markov dating back to February 8, 2007, before sitting out Tuesday night’s game against Ottawa.
5-Seasons over the past 25 campaigns in which the Habs have failed to have at least one player on the roster to have played in every regular season game with the last time dating back to 2003-04.
67-Consectuive games played by Roman Hamrlik, the Canadiens' new iron man.
3.8-Seconds remaining in the second period when Mathieu Dandenault tipped in a Hamrlik to put the Habs up 2-1.
3-Consecutive games that have seen the Canadiens get awarded a penalty shot, with Christopher Higgins joining Guillaume Latendresse and Tom Kostopoulos, who did the same against the Leafs and Islanders respectively.
0-Previous times the Canadiens had ever been awarded a penalty shot in three consecutive games.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com
Fly on the Wall: April 6, 2009