The Numbers Game - May 18, 2010
0-Times the Habs have gotten on the board first so far in their series against the Flyers, after doing so in nine of their 14 games heading into the third round of the playoffs.
1-Wins notched when the Canadiens have not scored first this spring with the Habs posting only a 1-6 mark on those nights.
1-Periods in the 2010 Playoffs in which the Habs have registered more than the 16 shots they fired in the opening frame against the Flyers outdone only by Montreal’s performance in Game 4 against the Capitals in the first round they piled up 21 shots.
12-Combined shots by Michael Cammalleri and Brian Gionta on Tuesday night, after the Habs snipers had mustered only one shot apiece in Game 1.
8-Shifts played by Sergei Kostitsyn, who made his return to the lineup after sitting out the last 10 games, skating on a line with Glen Metropolit and Tom Pyatt or Travis Moen.
5-Playoff games ever played by the Canadiens on May 18, with the Habs now falling to 3-2 on this day in history.
Not so fast…
A new beginning