The Numbers Game - Game #4 - May 25, 2014
NEW YORK - Here's a numerical look at Game 4 between the Habs and Rangers on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
8 – Consecutive number of games defenseman Francis Bouillon missed as a healthy scratch before being reinserted back into the lineup for Game 4 against the Rangers.
12:14 – Ice time enjoyed by P.K. Subban in the first period alone, leading both teams in that category in the opening frame.
2 – Number of goals scored by Bouillon during the 2014 Playoffs after his big wrister in Game 4, the same number he scored in seven previous postseasons.
3 – Number of times Subban has hit the 30-minute mark in ice time during the 2014 Playoffs, hitting the benchmark on Sunday night by the end of regulation.
8 – Number of points racked up by Rene Bourque in 15 postseason games this spring, one less than his 16 regular season points in 63 games in 2013-14.
2 – Number of Habs players currently ranked among the league’s Top 10 shot leaders, with both Max Pacioretty (fifth) and Bouque (ninth) finding themselves near the top of the NHL’s leaderboard.
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3 – Number of Canadiens players who have blocked at least 40 shots since the start of the postseason, with Mike Weaver and Andrei Markov joining Alexei Emelin in that exclusive club following Sunday’s game.
15 – Number of power play opportunities needed by the Canadiens to get their first goal with the man advantage against the Rangers, coming off a bullet from the point courtesy of P.K. Subban.
4 – Number of power play goals scored by Subban in the postseason, now tied for the league lead with Jeff Carter in that category.
1 – Number of times David Desharnais has picked up more than one point in a playoff game in his career, getting a pair of assists agaisnt the Rangers on Sunday night.
35 – Number of years since a Habs defenseman has scored at least five goals in the playoffs, with Subban becoming the first Canadiens’ blue-liner to do so since Larry Robinson in 1979 following his fifth of the postseason on Sunday night.