The Numbers Game - Oct. 17, 2009
21 – Periods needed for Mike Cammalleri to score his first goal as a Montreal Canadien, with the speedy winger beating Pascale Leclaire late in the first period.
53.4 – Percentage of fans at the Bell Centre who cheered longtime favorite Alex Kovalev, when his name was announced after he had an assist on Alfredsson's goal in the second period.
93.2 – Percentage of fans who then cheered Kovalev after he scored the insurance marker for his new team in the third period.
18 – Players who have sported both a Habs and Sens jersey throughout their careers, with Kovy joining fellow former Habs Shaun Van Allen, Patrick Traverse and Benoit Brunet on that list.
2,100 – Number of days since Kovalev last scored a game at the Bell Centre in a non-Habs uniform, dating back to a marker in a 2-2 tie against the Canadiens on January 17, 2004 with the Rangers.
3 – Shots on net registered by the line of Cammalleri, Brian Gionta and Scott Gomez in the first minute of play alone on their way to firing a combined 11 shots on the night.
5 – Times this seasons which Roman Hamrlik has topped the 23 minute mark in ice-time, with the Czech defenseman piling up 27:38 against the Sens to lead all Habs.
0 – Stanley Cups ever handed out seven games into an NHL season.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com.
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