The Numbers Game - March 13, 2013
MONTREAL – Here's a numerical look at the Habs-Senators matchup at the Bell Centre on Wednesday night.
20 – Number of times, in 27 games this season, that the Canadiens have scored first, getting the jump on the Sens in the first period when Lars Eller opened the scoring less than eight minutes into the game.
1 – Number of points racked up by Gabriel Dumont in his young NHL career so far, picking up his first-ever assist in just his sixth regular season game.
|Dumont gets his first NHL point against the Sens|
6 – Consecutive number of games in which the Canadiens have scored at least one power play goal, with Brendan Gallagher keeping the streak alive with Sens winger Mark Stone in the box for interference.
9 – Consecutive number of goals scored by the Habs that P.K. Subban has chipped in on, with the defenseman picking up an assist on Gallagher’s power play goal before adding one of his own in the second period.
7 – Number of goals scored by Subban so far this year following his power play marker in the second period, leading all NHL defensemen in that category.
16 – Number of points racked up by Gallagher so far this season after scoring his eighth goal of the campaign on Wednesday night, moving up into third place among all NHL rookies in points.
3 – Number of times the Canadiens have fired 40 or more shots at an opposing netminder this season, doing so for the second time against Ottawa in four games against the Sens this year.
8 – Number of times the Canadiens have needed more than 60 minutes to determine a winner, going 4-4 in those outings following Wednesday’s shootout win over the Sens.
2-0-1 – The Canadiens' all-time record the day a new Pope is elected in the Roman Catholic church following the papal election of 76-year-old Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon.