The Numbers Game - Nov. 26, 2011
MONTREAL – Here's a numerical look at the Habs-Pens match-up on Saturday night at the Bell Centre.
566 – Number of days since Sidney Croby last suited up for a game at the Bell Centre, dating back to the second-round playoff series between the Habs and Pens on May 10, 2010.
21 – Number of seconds needed by Crosby to get on the scoresheet in his first game back in Canada in 10 months, assisting on Evgeni Malkin’s opening goal.
87 – Number of seconds needed by Travis Moen to respond for the Habs, wiring a wrister past Marc-Andre Fleury to tie the game at one less than two minutes into the game.
10 – Number of goals scored by Max Pacioretty so far in 2011-12, becoming the first Canadiens player to hit double digits in just 24 games this season.
12,783 – Number of days since Lucie Darche gave birth to her second son, Mathieu, on November 26, 1976 in Saint-Laurent, QC.
30.8 – Shooting percentage enjoyed by Travis Moen to start the season – the second-best in the NHL – including eight goals on 26 shots prior to Saturday night
90.6 – Percentage of opposing power plays snuffed out by the Canadiens so far this season, going a perfect 3-for-3 on the kill against the Penguins.
7 – Number of times the Canadiens have needed extra time to decide a winner, bringing their season record to 3-4 in those instances with their OT loss to the Penguins.-canadiens.com
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