The Numbers Game - April 28
12 – Seconds needed by Marc-Andre Bergeron to make Caps defenseman Mike Green pay for his indiscretion, notching the game’s opening goal on the power play to close out the first period.
3 – Number of points Bergy has racked up so far in the postseason, equaling his playoff total in 18 games with the Oilers in 2005-06.
17 - Years since the Habs last won on April 28, disposing of the Nordiques 6-2 in the opening round of the 1993 playoffs.
3 – Number of times Scott Gomez’s helmet found its way off the speedy center’s cranium and onto the ice in the game.
2 – Number of times the Canadiens have erased a 3-1 series deficit in their history, with the first such upset coming in 2004 against Hal Gill and the Boston Bruins.
4 – Number of times the Capitals have lost a Game 7 in their franchise’s history.
6 – Number of shots blocked by Gill in the game, with the super-sized defenseman now holding the second spot in blocked shots in the playoffs wit 31 in the first round.
182 – Number of shots blocked by the Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs, out-blocking the Caps 41-11 in Game 7.
0.949 – Jaroslav Halak’s save percentage in six games against the Capitals in the first round, turning aside 167 of 176 shots thrown his way in the series.