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Numbers Game - Oct. 23 - 2010

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
OTTAWA -- Here's a numerical look at the showdown between the Habs and the Senators at ScotiaBank Place on Saturday night.

400 – Number of NHL games played by Tomas Plekanec, all in a Canadiens uniform, becoming the 77th player in Habs history to hit that milestone while ranking 57th overall in points.

4 – Number of times Carey Price has gotten the call for seven or more consecutive starts in his four-year career with the Habs.

50 – Number of games played by Alexandre Picard at Scotiabank Place, including his first in a Habs jersey on Saturday night.

31 – Number of games since Benoit Pouliot last lit the lamp for the Canadiens, breaking out of his slump by backhanding his first of the season past Brian Elliot in the second period. 

13 – Number of times in his nine-year NHL career that Jeff Halpern has been sent to the box for fighting.

27 – Number of shots fired by the Habs in the first two periods on Saturday night, a season-high in the first 40 minutes.

1,000 – Number of points Sens captain Daniel Alfredsson has accrued in his 15-year career, hitting the milestone against the Sabres on Friday night before being held off the scoresheet against the Habs a day later.

60.3 – Percentage of draws won by Jeff Halpern this season, with the veteran center leading all Habs in the faceoff circle so far.

3 – Number of goals scored by Andrei Kostitsyn against the Sens in two games so far this season.

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