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Numbers Game: Red Wings @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Saturday night's big win over the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Saturday night's big win over the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre.

6 - Number of games defenseman Shea Weber missed with a lower-body injury before returning to the Canadiens' lineup on Saturday night against the Red Wings. It was Weber's first taste of game action since November 18.

32 - Number of seconds that elapsed between goals by Paul Byron (5:22) and Nicolas Deslauriers (5:54) early in the first period on Saturday night as the Canadiens got off to a tremendous start against the Red Wings.

Video: DET@MTL: Byron roofs a rocket on the breakaway

60 - Number of consecutive NHL games Deslauriers went without scoring a goal before notching his first career tally in a Habs uniform. Prior to beating Red Wings starter Petr Mrazek on Saturday night, his last goal came on March 18, 2016 when he was still a member of the Buffalo Sabres.

Video: DET@MTL: Deslauriers buries one-timer from the slot

2 - Number of players who registered their first career point with the Habs on Deslauriers' goal. In addition to Deslauriers himself, Byron Froese collected the primary assist on the play.

5 - Byron registered the fifth multi-goal game of his NHL career on Saturday night when he scored his second of the night just 1:51 into the second period. He then added another goal in the latter stages of the middle frame to complete his first career hat trick.

49 - Jacob de la Rose snapped a 49-game goal drought on Saturday night when he put a tape-to-tape feed from Deslauriers past Mrazek at the 4:58 mark of the second period to give the Canadiens a 4-0 lead. de la Rose's previous marker in the NHL ranks came back on April 11, 2015 during his rookie year.

Video: DET@MTL: de la Rose buries Deslauriers' pass for SHG

8 - Number of points Alex Galchenyuk has put up over the last four games alone (2g, 6a) after collecting four assists on Saturday night. It was the first time in Galchenyuk's career that he'd picked up four helpers in a single contest.

100 - Brendan Gallagher scored the 100th goal of his NHL career on Saturday night when he beat Jimmy Howard on a breakaway early in the third period to put the Canadiens up 7-0. It was his team-leading 13th goal of the season.

Video: DET@MTL: Gallagher buries 100th NHL goal on breakaway

13 - Spot Tomas Plekanec now occupies' on the Canadiens' all-time points list - alongside Dickie Moore - after feeding Gallagher for his third period strike. It was the 593rd point of Plekanec's career.

10 - The Canadiens scored a season-high ten goals on Saturday night, eclipsing the previous season-high of eight back on October 30 in Ottawa.

Video: DET@MTL: Benn tees up slapper to beat Howard

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