The Numbers Game - March 24, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Here’s a numerical look at the game between the Canadiens and the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night.
3 – Number of Habs prospects in action in Round 1 of the NCAA playoffs on Saturday, including North Dakota stars Danny Kristo and Mark MacMillan who each registered assists in a 3-1 win over Western Michigan.
3,509 – Number of games worth of NHL experience racked up by veterans Tomas Kaberle, Scott Gomez, Brian Gionta, Travis Moen, Mathieu Darche, Yannick Weber and Raphael Diaz, all of whom were sidelined for Saturday’s game with injuries.
230 – Number of shots blocked by Josh Gorges so far this year, including six against the Flyers, breaking Mike Komisarek’s previous franchise record of 227 set during the 2007-08 season.
4 – Number of points now racked up by Aaron Paulshaj in his past six games thanks to an assist on Tomas Plekanec's breakaway goal after registering just one assist in his first 26 games this season.
20 – Number of times the Habs have been held to 25 or fewer shots this season, firing 24 pucks towards Ilya Bryzgalov in the outing.
10 – Number of Habs who have dropped the gloves so far this season, including Josh Gorges who brought that number to double digits with a fight against Pavel Kubina in the third period.