The Numbers Game - Nov. 17, 2011

Thursday, 11.17.2011 / 9:25 PM ET / News
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The Numbers Game - Nov. 17, 2011

UNIONDALE – Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday night.

4 – Number of Swiss natives on the ice in Long Island on Thursday night, including Yannick Weber, Raphael Diaz, former Hab-turned-Islanders-captain Mark Streit and Nino Niderreiter.

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.

13 – Number of games out of a possible 19 that Josh Gorges has logged over 20 minutes of ice time, leading the Habs with P.K. Subban with 25:57 and 27:06 minutes, respectively on Thursday night.

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.

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