The Numbers Game – March 1, 2014
35 – Years since Montreal and Toronto last met in the post-season. While each meeting between the two teams are filled with intensity, there has not been a playoff match-up pitting the Habs and the Leafs since 1979.
17 – Games played for goaltender Peter Budaj, including Saturday night’s tilt. The last he took part in more games was during the 2010-11 season with the Colorado Avalanche.
22 – Months since Peter Budaj last made three consecutive starts. The streak was the Slovakian netminder’s first since April 4, 5 and 7 2012.
76 – Days since Alex Galchenyuk’s last goal. The American, who was out of action for six weeks during that span with a hand injury, opened the scoring for the Habs in the first period.
14:37 – Time elapsed before the Maple Leafs recorded their first shot on net, at which point the Canadiens were already up by eight shots and two goals.
6 – Points by Max Pacioretty in four games versus Toronto this season.
1:51 – Length of Douglas Murray’s 11th shift of the game, early in the second period. The Swedish defenseman was on the ice for nearly the entirety of a Montreal penalty kill.
25 – Career powerplay goals by P.K. Subban. The blueliner hit paydirt with a one-timer midway in the third period, knotting the game at three.
41 – Season points for P.K. Subban. He hits the plateau for the first time in his young career.- canadiens.com