The Numbers Game - Nov. 21, 2011
MONTREAL – Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens-Bruins matchup on Monday at the Bell Centre.
59 – Number of games played by former Habs winger Benoit Pouliot at the Bell Centre, playing his first-ever game in his old barn in his new Black and Gold jersey on Monday night.
147:41 – Shutout streak enjoyed by Carey Price over a four-game span, posting back-to-back shutouts against Carolina and the Rangers before allowing a late first-period goal on Monday night.
20 – Number of first-period shots allowed by the Canadiens in the last four games at the Bell Centre, giving up just five shots against in the opening frame against the Bruins.
647 – Number of days since PK Subban hit the ice for his first career NHL game on February 12, 2010, in Philadelphia, a year-and-a-half before suiting up for game No.100 on Monday night.
1199– Number of goals scored by the Habs against the Bruins in Montreal in 357 lifetime meetings.
5 – Number of hits thrown by Alexei Emelin in the outing, bringing his season-total to 43, good enough for second-best on the Canadiens so far this year.5 – Consecutive number of wins posted by the Canadiens over the Bruins at the Bell Centre prior to Monday night, posting their first loss to the Bs at home since the streak began on February 7, 2010.