The Numbers Game – March 27, 2013
BOSTON - Here's a numerical look at the Habs-Bruins match-up on Wednesday night at TD Garden.
3 – Number of shots needed by the Canadiens to open the scoring on Wednesday night, after combining for one goal on 79 shots the past two games. Michael Ryder needed just 4:15 to get the Habs on the board against his former team.
100 – Percentage of games between the Habs and Bruins so far this year in which the Canadiens have found the back of the net first, needing just over four minutes to break Rask’s bid for the shutout.
100 – Number of times bruising Habs blue-liner Alexei Emelin has suited up for an NHL game so far in his career, hitting the milestone against the Bruins.
57 – Number of NHL players Travis Moen has dropped the gloves with in his career, going toe-to-toe with Gregory Campbell for the first time in the first period.
5 – Number of Habs players who have scored 10 or more goals this year, with P.K. Subban and Brendan Gallagher adding their names to that list against the Bruins.
17 – Number of points racked up by Subban in his last 17 games, racking up seven goals and 10 assists in that span.
3 – Number of multi-goal games registered by Ryder so far this year, enjoying his second two-goal performance as a Hab in 2012-13 on Wednesday night.
17 – Number of times the Canadiens have scored four or more goals in a game, bolstering their goals/game average to 3.03, fifth-best in the league.
Game Highlights: Canadiens-Bruins