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Numbers Game - Game #3

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
Andrei Kostitsyn works against  Milan Lucic for a loose puck in the second period during Game 3.
Here’s a numerical look at Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Canadiens and Bruins on Sunday night at the TD Banknorth Center in Boston.

403-Days since the Bruins last victory over the Canadiens back on March 3, 2007 prior to snapping their 13-game losing streak to the Habs with Sunday's overtime win.

1-Times the Bruins have managed to score the first goal against the Canadiens in 11 games in 2007-08, including both the regular season and playoffs.

8-Combined points amassed by the line of Steve Begin, Bryan Smolinski and Tom Kostopoulos so far in this series.

34-Times overtime has been necessary to determine a winner of a Habs-Bruins playoff game over the course of 157 all-time postseason tilts between these longtime rivals.

12-All-time Bruins playoff overtime wins over the Canadiens.

8-Game-high number of hits thrown by Mike Komisarek, his highest total since returning from injury, giving him 12 over his last two games after dishing out only one hit in Game 1.

2-Combined power-play goals scored by the Habs and Bruins in 32 opportunities over the first three games of this series.

2-Habs who failed to register a shot on Sunday night, with Andrei Markov and Josh Gorges not managing to get a puck through on Tim Thomas.

Manny Almela is a writer for
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