The Numbers Game - Jan. 9, 2010

Saturday, 01.9.2010 / 9:50 PM ET / News
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The Numbers Game - Jan. 9, 2010
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MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Devils OT thriller at the Bell Centre on Saturday night.

– Hits thrown by scrappy forward Travis Moen against the Devils with his night’s work also including a tussle with Mark Fraser.
4 – Times Moen has dropped the gloves this season, tying him with Georges Laraque for the Habs’ lead in the fisticuffs department.

– All-time number of goals scored against New Jersey by former Devil Scott Gomez, who got his new team on the board in the opening period by beating buddy Martin Brodeur.

– Number of points accrued by Gomez in his past 12 games.

– Number of pucks fired at Brodeur by the Canadiens during the match-up, bettering the team’s season average of 27.8 shots per game.
83 – Percentage of face-offs won by the Canadiens in the opening period, with the Habs winning 10 of 12 draws.

– Number of Canadiens who honed their skills under the Devils’ coaching tandem of Jacques Lemaire and Mario Tremblay, including former Minnesota Wild stars Benoit Pouliot and Marc-Andre Bergeron.

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