The Numbers Game - Feb. 26, 2012
SUNRISE - Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Panthers in Sunrise, Florida on Sunday night.
615 – Number of career games played by the Panthers’ Stephen Weiss, making him, as of Sunday evening, the player with the most games played in the history of the Florida franchise.
1256 – Number of career games played by legendary Canadien and Hockey Hall of Famer, Henri Richard, to give him the same title with the Montreal franchise.
7 – Number of points accumulated by David Desharnais on games taking place on Sundays this season. Desharnais added his latest on a first period goal against the Panthers, officially making it his favorite day of the week, with more than a point-per-game on Sundays in 2011-12.
9:47 – Time elapsed in Sunday’s tilt before the Florida Panthers managed to get their first shot on Peter Budaj. The Canadiens would put eight shots on Scott Clemmensen in the same time, scoring twice.
12 – Number of multi-point games disputed by David Desharnais this season, with the Habs center notching both a goal and an assist in the first period of Sunday’s tilt.
40 – Number of career points accumulated by Erik Cole against the Panthers, making them the team he’s seen the most success against during his time in the NHL – just ahead of the Jets and Lightning, against whom he’s posted 39 points.
3 – Number of time that the Canadiens and the Panthers have met up for a Sunday game, with the Habs winning the first two of those encounters in 1996 and 2009.