The Numbers Game - Jan. 21, 2012
TORONTO – Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night.
416 – Number of games Tomas Kaberle has played at the Air Canada Centre throughout his career, enjoying his first as a member of the Canadiens on Saturday night.
9 – Number of players who have scored their first goal in a Habs jersey so far this season, including Rene Bourque who found the back of the net in his fourth game with the Canadiens.
75 – Number of shifts needed by Bourque to score that first goal, getting the visitors on the board in the first period on Saturday night.
30.9 – Percentage of the 711 regular season match-ups between the Habs and the Leafs to date that have taken place on Saturdays.
45 – Number of games, out of a possible 48, in which Erik Cole has had at least one shot on goal, firing three pucks on Jonas Gustavsson on Saturday night.
25 – Number of shifts enjoyed by Scott Gomez in his night’s work, a season-high for the 31-year-old so far in 2011-12.
21 – Number of times Alexei Emelin has dished out at least four hits in a game so far this season, finishing with another five hits on Saturday against the Leafs.
4 – Number of Habs players who have hit double digits in goals so far this year following Lars Eller’s 10th goal of the season in the third period.