The Numbers Game - Jan. 25, 2011
1 – Team leading faceoff-specialist that returned to the Habs lineup as Jeff Halpern suited up after missing two games, bringing his 58.3% success rate in the faceoff circle with him to Philadelphia.
5 – Number of consecutive games, including last year’s playoffs in which the Flyers have come out on top over the Canadiens when playing in Philadelphia.
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9 – More points the 2010-11 edition of the Montreal Canadiens have earned 50 games into the regular season compared to the same time the last year.
2 – Number of teams in the NHL that have yet to post a shutout in the 2010-11 season. The Flyers hoped to reduce that number to one until David Desharnais found the back of the net in the 2nd period.
2 – Number of times over the course of his NHL career that Mathieu Darche has reached the 20-point mark. The Habs’ No. 52 scored his 19th and 20th points with an assist and a goal on Tuesday night.
1000 – With their victory over the Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center Tuesday night, the number of home wins recorded by the Philadelphia Flyers in their club’s history.
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