One of the NHL's rising stars, Christopher Higgins continued his ascent in 2007-08. Here’s a numerical look back at the season that was for the speedy winger.
-Consecutive 20-goal campaigns posted by Higgins, making him the first Habs left winger to accomplish the feat since Martin Rucinsky and Brian Savage did so from 1995-96 through 1997-98.
-Team-high number of shots fired by Higgins during the regular season. 52
-Career-high number of points amassed by Higgins, surpassing his previous best of 38 points set in 2005-06 and matched in 2006-07.25
-Career-high assists registered by Higgins, eclipsing his previous high of 16 set in 2006-07. 12
-Career-high power-play goals scored by Higgins, beating his previous best of eight set in 2006-07. 82
-Regular season games played by the 24-year-old, making him one of only three Habs, along with Alex Kovalev and Andrei Markov
, to have not missed a game in 2007-08. 65
-Shots blocked by Higgins, the most of any Habs forward in 2007-08. 3
-American players who scored more goals during the regular season than the native of Smithtown, NY. 18
-Team-leading number of goals scored by Higgins on home ice at the Bell Centre. Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com