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The Numbers Game - May 8, 2010

Saturday, 08.05.2010 / 6:46 PM / News
canadiens.com
PITTSBURGH -- Here's a numerical look at Game 5 between the Habs and Pens at Mellon Arena on Saturday night.

3 – Number of games since the playoffs started in which the Canadiens have edged out their opponents in the faceoff circle, going 52% on their draws against the Penguins on Saturday night.

70Tomas Plekanec’s faceoff efficiency in the game, beating out his previous high of 64.7 in the 2010 playoffs.

6– Number of shots blocked by P.K. Subban in Game 5, leading the Habs in that category for the first time in his young career.
 
29 – Number of players on either team who registered at least one hit in Saturday’s game, with the Pens edging out the Habs 35-23 in that category.

3 – Number of games since the start of the playoffs in which the Habs have held their opponents to 30 shots or less, with the Penguins firing 25 shots at Jaroslav Halak in Game 5.

16:12 – Ice time enjoyed by Hal Gill, before the Habs' penalty killing specialist was forced to leave the game after a collision in the third period.

9 – Number of shots fired by Michael Cammalleri on Saturday night, finally breaking Marc-Andre Fleury's bid for the shutout with 31 seconds left in regulation.

9 – Number of goals scored by Cammalleri so far in the playoffs, tying him for the league-lead with Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks.

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