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The Numbers Game - Oct. 26, 2009

Monday, 26.10.2009 / 7:40 PM / News
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The Numbers Game - Oct. 26, 2009
MONTREAL – Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Islanders matchup at the Bell Centre on Monday night.

3 – Shots on goal fired by Hal Gill in the first period alone, with the big defenseman having registered only 10 shots in the Habs’ previous 10 games combined.

471 – Players to have ever scored a goal for the Canadiens over the franchise’s 100-year history, with Jaroslav Spacek becoming the latest Hab to join that list on Monday ngiht.

0 – Losses suffered by the Canadiens this season with Glen Metropolit in the lineup. The Habs are 5-0 with the speedy centerman in uniform.

11 – Current unbeaten streak enjoyed by the Habs against the Islanders, matching the franchise's longest ever streak against the Isles dating back from Oct. 27, 1975 to Feb. 26, 1978.

5 – Current point streak Michael Cammalleri is now riding, with the Habs sniper piling up eight points over that span (5-3-8).

49 – Number of games required by Travis Moen to register his first three goals of the season in 2008-09, needing just 11 to match that total so far this year with the Canadiens.

4 – Number of shots blocked by Roman Hamrlik, with the 35-year-old blue-liner also flexing some offensive muscle by potting the game-winner in OT.

1,800 – All-time number of wins recorded at home by the Canadiens since the inaugural NHL season in 1917-18, including the OT win over the Islanders on Monday night.

Shauna Denis is a writer for canadiens.com.

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