The Numbers Game - Nov. 17, 2011
UNIONDALE – Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday night.
400 – Number of points racked up by Erik Cole so far in his 10-year NHL career, hitting the milestone with a great second-effort goal in the second period against the Isles.
5 – Number of shots fired by Tomas Plekanec in the outing, bringing his season total to 57, good enough for second on the team in that category.
16 – Number of Islanders who registered at least one shot in the game, including everyone but Mike Mottau and Travis Hamonic.
80 – Percentage of faceoffs won by Scott Gomez at the Nassau Coliseum, going eight for 10 in the faceoff circle against the Isles.
5 – Number of multi-point nights enjoyed by Plekanec this season, posting back-to-back two-point nights against the Hurricanes and the Islanders.
200 – Number of assists registered by Plekanec in his NHL career thanks to his pair of helpers on Thursday night.-canadiens.com
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