The Numbers Game – September 25, 2013
47 – Combined games of NHL regular season experience enjoyed by the skaters in the Canadiens’ starting lineup on Wednesday night, including Martin St-Pierre (38), Jarred Tinordi (8), Christian Thomas (1), Patrick Holland (0) and Darren Dietz (0).
1,517 – Combined games of NHL regular season experience enjoyed by the skaters in the Senators’ starting lineup on Wednesday night, including Milan Michalek (549), Bobby Ryan (378), Marc Methot (322), Erik Karlsson (233), and Stephane Da Costa (35).
1 – Number of Habs in uniform on Wednesday night suiting up for their first preseason game of the year, with Nathan Beaulieu returning from a shoulder injury to make his 2013-14 debut in Ottawa.
6 – Number of times Jarred Tinordi has been in the lineup for a preseason game this year, making the rookie blueliner the only player at camp to suit up for every game of the exhibition schedule to date.
12 – Number of Canadiens players who have registered at least one goal this preseason, with Magnus Nygren and Raphael Diaz adding their names to that list after lighting the lamp on Wednesday night.
59 – Number of penalty minutes racked up by the Canadiens at the Canadian Tire Centre, compared with the 56 minutes served by Sens players during the preseason tilt, with Travis Moen and Ryan White combining for 17 and 15 PIMs, respectively.
64 – Percentage of faceoffs won by Ottawa native Martin St-Pierre in the outing, winning seven of his 11 draws on Wednesday night.
Boxscore: Canadiens @ Senators
Game highlights: Canadiens @ Senators
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