The Numbers Game - Feb. 21, 2012
MONTREAL - Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Stars at the Bell Centre on Tuesday night.
135 – Number of regular season games played by former Hab Mike Ribeiro at the Bell Centre so far in his career, including 134 with the Canadiens prior to taking part in his first as a member of the Stars on Tuesday night,
2,135 – Number of days since Ribeiro last set foot on Bell Centre ice for a regular season game, dating back to April 18, 2006.
4 – Number of players who have taken part in all 61 games for the Habs this season, including Erik Cole, Josh Gorges, David Desharnais and Mathieu Darche. Tomas Plekanec was previously a member of the team’s 2011-12 Iron Man club until the Czech center was forced to miss Tuesday’s game with the flu.
1 – Number of games in which Mathieu Darche has worn an “A” with the Canadiens, filling in as an assistant captain with Plekanec out of the lineup.
13 – Number of players, out of a possible 18 in uniform on Tuesday night, who have never scored a goal against the Stars in their NHL careers.
112:02 – Consecutive number of minutes the Canadiens went without taking a penalty, avoiding the box for nearly two-straight games – and the final 59 seconds of Friday's overtime frame – before Chris Campoli went off for slashing in the third period.
61 – Percentage of games this season in which Alexei Emelin has finished his night with at least four hits to his credit.
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