The Numbers Game: Feb. 9, 2011
32 – Number of penalty minutes handed out by referees Don VanMassenhoven and Brian Pochmara after a scuffle that broke out during the second period that included Carey Price and Boston’s Tim Thomas dropping the gloves and going toe-to-toe.
200 – Number of goals scored by Canadiens captain Brian Gionta over the course of his nine seasons in the NHL, reaching the milestone with an early second period goal on Tim Thomas.
25 – Number of seconds needed by Brian Gionta to find the back of the net after the whistle blew to kick off the second period.
33 – Number of games played by Yannick Weber in the NHL before the Habs’ defenseman finally lit the lamp in Wednesday night’s game at TD Garden.
7 – Number of goals scored in a span of 6 minutes and 19 seconds in a very eventful second period of hockey.
11 – Number of in Wednesday’s game that simultaneously found themselves in the penalty box during the second period – six on the Bruins’ side and five on the Habs’.
4 – Number of consecutive games in which Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban has recorded a point, his most recent, a second period goal Wednesday night against the Bruins.
Post Game Comments: Darche / Price / Martin / Weber / Gionta
The Price-Thomas fight
The new and used skates drive
Architectural rendering of the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ unveiled