The Numbers Game – February 26, 2014
7 – Number of NHL games played by Dustin Tokarski during his career with the Tampa Bay Lightning, called on to backup Peter Budaj on Wednesday night after Carey Price was sidelined with a lower body injury.
6 – Number of Olympic gold and silver medalists in uniform on Wednesday night, including five Swedes on the Red Wings roster and the lone Canadian, P.K. Subban, in the starting lineup.
467 – Combined weight, in pounds, of the Canadiens’ defense pairing of Douglas Murray (240) and Jarred Tinordi (227), the two heaviest players on the Habs roster.
51 – Number of days since Alex Galchenyuk last saw action for the Canadiens, suiting up on Wednesday night for the first time since breaking his hand against the Panthers on Jan. 6.
2 – Number of Canadiens players who registered a shot on goal in the second period, with Brian Gionta and Rene Bourque helping bring the team’s shot total from seven to nine after 40 minutes.
17 – Number of times the Canadiens have hit the ice for back-to-back games this season, playing the first half of their double header against Detroit before flying out immediately to face the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
5 – Team-high number of hits dished out by Dale Weise in the game.
59:31 – Amount of time needed for the Canadiens to find the back of the net, breaking the ice with 29 seconds left in the game off a Gionta backhander to send the game to overtime.
20 – Number of Habs games that have needed overtime or a shootout to determine a winner this season, now owning a 10-10 record in extra time.