The Numbers Game - Game #3 - May 6, 2014
MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Game 3 between the Habs and Bruins on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
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3 – Number of goals scored by Subban so far in the postseason, joining Brendan Gallagher and Thomas Vanek at No.2 on the Canadiens' scoring leaderboard through seven playoff games.
5 – Number of hits dished out by Douglas Murray in his first postseason appearance with the Habs, also making his presence felt in his return to action by adding three blocked shots.
16 – Number of Canadiens players who registered at least one hit in Tuesday’s game, led by Alexei Emelin’s seven body checks in the contest.
1 – Number of teams to score at least three goals in every playoff game they’ve played so far in 2014, with only the Habs being able to boast that claim.
6 – Consecutive number of games in which Subban has registered at least one point, picking up three goals and eight assists in that span.
5 – Consecutive number of games in which Plekanec has registered at least one point, picking up two goals and five points in that span.
1 – Number of multi-point games enjoyed by Dale Weise in his NHL postseason career, scoring the Canadiens’ third goal of the night after chipping in with a helper on Subban’s breakaway goal in Game 3.
4 – Combined number of penalty minutes dished out by referees Tim Peel and Chris Rooney, with the Habs and Bruins each enjoying just one power play on Tuesday night.
46 – Rank occupied by Michel Therrien in all-time playoff wins in NHL history, tying Bob Pulford and Brian Sutter at that spot with his 28th career postseason win on Tuesday night.
15 – Number of playoff wins racked up by Carey Price in his NHL career, joining Steve Penney at seventh all-time in Canadiens’ history on the franchise’s postseason wins leaderboard.
65 – Number of playoff wins the Canadiens have racked up against the Bruins in 88 games in Montreal over the years.
1,826 – Number of days since the Bruins last lost a Game 3 in the playoffs, dating back to an overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on May 6, 2009, in what eventually ended with a ‘Canes series win in Game 7.
Happy 22nd, Brendan Gallagher!