The Numbers Game - Nov. 13, 2010

Saturday, 13.11.2010 / 9:00 PM / News
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MONTREAL – Here’s a numerical look at the Habs-Canes match-up at the Bell Centre on Saturday night.

2 – Number of current Calder Trophy contenders that clashed in Saturday’s game as the Canadiens’ P.K. Subban and Carolina’s Jeff Skinner went head-to-head.

78 – Number of days left until the 58th NHL All-Star Game kicks off on Hurricane ice in Raleigh, Carolina.
Highlights from the Canadiens-Hurricanes game

8 – Combined number of points accrued by potential 2011 All-Stars Plekanec, Brian Gionta and Michael Cammalleri against Carolina.

5 – Number of multi-point games enjoyed by Tomas Plekanec already this season, picking up a goal and three assists Saturday night against the ‘Canes.

2 – Number of former Habs in the Hurricanes’ lineup on Saturday night, including Tom Kostopoulos and Sergei Samsonov.

10 – Number of times this season the Canadiens got on the board first, posting a 9-0-1 record in those outings.

7 – Number of times Carey Price has faced-off against the Hurricanes in his young career, improving his record to 3-3-1 with his win on Saturday night.

2 – Number of consecutive games in which Carolina netminder Justin Peters has seen action, coming in to relieve Cam Ward in Philly on Thursday before getting the hook against the Habs on Saturday night.

2 – Goalies in the NHL currently wearing the No. 60, a short list that includes Minnesota's Jose Theodore and Peters.

60 – Number of seconds between Gionta’s second period marker and Maxim Lapierre’s spin-o-rama tally one minute later to end Ward's night.

15 –   Number of goals the Carolina Hurricanes have given up in their last two games, falling 8-1 to the Flyers Thursday night, and 7-2 to the Canadiens on Saturday.

24 – Career number of points Gionta has racked up against the Hurricanes in 24 games, making Carolina the second team the captain has a point-per-game pace against after the Stars.

7 – Number of days since Jaroslav Spacek’s last two-point night, picking up a goal and an assist against Ottawa on Nov. 6 before adding two assists against the Hurricanes.

6 – Number of Habs who enjoyed multi-point nights against the ‘Canes, including Plekanec, Cammalleri, Gionta, Spacek, Andrei Kostitsyn and Scott Gomez.
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