The Numbers Game - April 22, 2009

Wednesday, 22.04.2009 / 9:33 PM / News
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The Numbers Game - April 22, 2009
MONTREAL - Here is a numerical look at Game 4 of the playoff series between the Canadiens and Bruins on Wednesday night at the Bell Centre.

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