Numbers game - Nov. 9, 2010
4 – Number of points racked up by Andrei Markov in 12 career games against the Canucks, all goals.
4 – Number of times the Canadiens’ PK unit shut down the NHL’s top power play on Tuesday night. The Canucks were at 36% efficiency with the man advantage on the road coming into the game.
5 – Team-high number of hits thrown by Andrei Kostitsyn on the night, bringing the bruising Belarusian winger’s total to 31 so far this season.
68 – Number of wins registered by Carey Price so far in his career, good enough for 16th on the Canadiens’ all-time list behind former Habs netminders Richard Sevigny and Jocelyn Thibault.
4 – Number of NHL teams Price has yet to beat in his young career, all from the Western Conference, with the 23-year-old crossing the fifth-last such team off his to-do list on Tuesday night.
300 – Number of all-time wins the Canadiens prevented Canucks coach Alain Vigneault from reaching by beating his team at the Bell Centre on Tuesday night.
59 – Number of times the Habs and Canucks have crossed swords in la Belle Province, with Montreal now owning a 43-12-5-0 record over Vancouver in those outings.