The Numbers Game - April 22, 2009
8 – Playoff series won by the Bruins against the Canadiens over their 32 postseason encounters with Montreal.
4 – Number of times the Canadiens have ever been swept in a best-of-seven series, with the last one coming in 2004 against the eventual Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
5 – Game-high number of shots blocked by Habs blue-liner Roman Hamrlik in the match-up on Wednesday night.
15 – Years gone by since the Bruins last emerged on the winning end of a postseason series against the Canadiens.
2 – Goals scored by the Canadiens in this series that didn’t come courtesy of Alex Kovalev or Christopher Higgins, who each potted a pair of goals against the Bruins.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com