Originally drafted as a forward, defenseman Mathieu Dandenault got back to his offensive roots in 2007-08. Here’s a numerical look back at the season that was for the versatile veteran.
-Goals scored by Dandenault in 2007-08, marking his highest total since scoring 10 times with the Red Wings in 2000-01. 4
-Times out of five he scored a goal in his first game back in the lineup after being a healthy scratch. 25
-Percentage of road games Dandenault played in which he scored a goal in 2007-08, trailing only Tomas Plekanec
, Alex Kovalev and Andrei Kostitsyn for the team lead in that department. 13
-Percentage of Dandenault’s shots during the regular season that found the back of the net, his highest ratio since his rookie year back in 1995-96. 827
-Career NHL games played by Dandenault, the fifth-highest total among players drafted in 1994 despite his being selected 49th overall that year.Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com