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Alex Tanguay by numbers

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Acquired from the Flames on Friday, Alex Tanguay needs no introduction and his NHL resume speaks for itself. Here's a numerical look at the career of the newest Habs forward. 

81 - Career-high number of points put up by Tanguay in 2006-07.

19 -Rank among active players for points per game with .885 thanks to his 539 points in 609 career NHL games.

19.4 - Percentage of Tanguay's shots to have found the back net over the course of his career, the highest ratio of any active NHL player.

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1 -All-Star Game appearances made by Tanguay with the winger having been invited to 2004 All-Star Game in Minnesota.

0 -Times Tanguay has failed to make the playoffs over the course of his eight-year career.

3 - Times Tanguay has ended an NHL season with a plus-minus differential over +30, with the winger having yet to ever end a campaign with a minus rating.

21 -Playoff points put up by Tanguay in 23 games during the Avalanche's Stanley Cup run in the spring of 2001.

18-Jersey number retired by the QMJHL's Halifax Mooseheads in honor of Tanguay who piled up 215 points in 152 games in his junior days from 1996 through 1999.

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