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Phillip Danault by the numbers

Six fast facts about the Canadiens forward

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Canadiens signed center Phillip Danault to a brand new three-year contract on Sunday. Here's a look at some of the stats the 25-year-old has compiled in the NHL ranks.

50.9 - Percentage of faceoffs Danault has won over the course of his career, demonstrating his proficiency in that all-important aspect of the game.

75 - Career points amassed by the 25-year-old, consisting of 25 goals and 50 assists in 187 games with Chicago and Montreal.

82 - Danault suited up for all 82 games in 2016-17, and also skated in all six playoff contests that spring. He missed 30 games last season with various injuries sustained as a result of taking a Zdeno Chara slapshot to the head.

16:35 - Average ice time for Danault in 2017-18, ranking him third among Canadiens forwards behind Max Pacioretty and Jonathan Drouin.

52 - Number of shots Danault blocked in 2016-17, good for second among Habs forwards. He blocked 38 this past season, which ranked him fourth among players up front - although two of the three players ahead of him dressed for all 82 games.

49 - Number of takeaways Danault had in 2016-17, the most of any Canadiens forward.

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