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Numbers Game: Canadiens @ Ducks

A numerical look at Friday night's game against the Ducks in Anaheim

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

ANAHEIM - Here's a numerical look at Friday night's game against the Ducks at Honda Center.

3 - Number of lineup changes head coach Claude Julien made for Friday night's tilt in Orange County. First up, goaltender Carey Price was back between the pipes after watching Antti Niemi battle the Sharks in San Jose on Thursday. Up front, Jesperi Kotkaniemi was back in uniform after taking in the previous two encounters from the press box. He replaced Tomas Tatar, who was sidelined with the flu. On the back end, Mike Reilly replaced Brett Kulak. Reilly had been a healthy scratch for the previous five games.

30 - Number of seconds that elapsed after Adam Henrique gave the Ducks a 2-0 advantage during the first period on Friday night before Paul Byron replied to cut Anaheim's lead in half with 2:13 left in the frame. That's the way things stood through 20 minutes of play. It was Byron's 13th goal of the season. The tally also snapped Byron's goal drought at five games.

Video: MTL@ANA: Byron capitalizes on juicy rebound

12 - Number of teams against whom captain Shea Weber has registered more than 20 points over the course of his career, adding the Ducks to that list on Friday night when he picked up an assist on Byron's goal. Weber boasts nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 39 games versus Anaheim over the years. Andrew Shaw collected the other helper on the play.

200 - Weber recorded the 200th goal of his NHL career at the 10:51 mark of the second period, cutting the Ducks' lead to 3-2 in the process. It was a vintage Weber goal, as he beat Ducks starter John Gibson with a point blast on the power play. It was also the Habs' first power play marker since February 23 in Toronto, as they went six straight games without clicking on the man advantage.

Video: MTL@ANA: Weber blasts home 200th career goal

Tweet from @PR_NHL: Shea Weber of the @CanadiensMTL became the only active defensemen to score 200 career goals and 21st in NHL history to do so. #NHLStats

13 - Number of consecutive games Brendan Gallagher went without picking up an assist, before factoring in on Weber's strike. It was his first helper since February 7 against Winnipeg, when he picked up a pair. Gallagher has been scoring plenty of goals, though, lighting the lamp nine times since that encounter versus the Jets.

600 - Price made the 600th start of his NHL career on Friday night, looking to surpass Hall-of-Famer Jacques Plante's mark for the most wins in franchise history among goaltenders. After falling to the Ducks, Price remains tied with Plante at 314 victories. He tied him for top spot in that department with a win earlier in the week in Los Angeles.

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