The Numbers Game - Dec. 21, 2009
50-Shots faced by Jaroslav Halak against Atlanta, the most rubber he’s ever been hit with in a single game over the course of his NHL career.
1-Shots needed for Tomas Plekanec to beat Johan Hedberg, with the Habs leading point-getter scoring on his first shot of the night in the second period.
40-Points piled up by Plekanec so far in 2009-10 in only 37 games to already surpass his season total of a year ago.
2-Times Plekanec has erupted for a four-point night over his NHL career with the last time dating back to February 29, 2008 when he had three goals and an assist in a 6-2 win over the Sabres in Buffalo.
2-Times Mike Cammalleri has had more than one assist in a game this season.
9-Goals scored by Marc-Andre Bergeron this season, tying him with the Stars’ Stephane Robidas for the league lead.
4-Game-winning goals scored by Bergeron following his overtime winner against the Thrashers, tying him for the Habs’ lead in that department with Cammalleri.
12-Points amassed by Andrei Kostitsyn over his last 10 games, including his second-period goal in Atlanta.
63-Power-play percentage posted by the Canadiens over their last two games with the Habs converting on five of their eight opportunities with the extra man.
6-Times the Canadiens have seen a game end in overtime with the Habs winning five of those contests.
Canadiens recall Benoit Pouliot from the Hamilton Bulldogs
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