The Numbers Game - Oct. 27, 2011
BOSTON – Here's a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Bruins at the TD Garden on Thursday night.
626 – Number of games played by Habs blue-liner Hal Gill in a Bruins jersey over the course of his first eight NHL seasons.
134 – Consecutive number of games played by current Habs Iron Man Brian Gionta, who hasn’t missed a game since December 26, 2009.
712 – Number of times the Habs have faced the Bruins in the regular season, racking up a 344-259-103-6 record in that span.
54 – Number of points piled up by Beniot Pouliot in 118 career games as a Hab, still looking for his first point of the year after signing with the Bruins this summer.
6 – Number of seconds P.K. Subban and Brad Marchand were free men following their coincidental holding penalties before they both headed off for a second time for delay of game.
2 – Number of seconds it took Subban and Marchand to drop the gloves immediately following their delay of game penalties.
6 – Number of times Subban has dropped the gloves in his career, including four fights in 2010-11.
21 – Number of penalty minutes racked up by the Habs in Thursday's tilt.
21 – Number of shots blocked by the Canadiens in the outing, led by Jaroslav Spacek who blocked six shots of his own on Thursday night.
3 – Consecutive number of games in which Erik Cole has recorded a point, extending his streak by deflecting his second goal of the season past Tim Thomas in the second period.