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Numbers Game: Canadiens @ Ducks

A numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL /

ANAHEIM - Here's a numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center.

4 - At the conclusion of Friday night's game in Anaheim, the Canadiens will have played four games over the last seven days, and three in the last four.

548 - Defenseman Karl Alzner took part in his 548th consecutive regular season game on Friday night, joining Alex Delvecchio for the 16th longest streak in NHL history in that department.

1:46 - Time elapsed in the first period when Ducks forward Denis Rasmussen opened the scoring, tipping a shot from defenseman Jaycob Megan past Carey Price to put Anaheim up 1-0.

21 - Number of shots Price faced during the opening 20 minutes of play on Friday night. Three found the back of the net, as Randy Carlyle's contingent took a considerable 3-0 lead early on. The Canadiens fired just seven shots on Ducks starter John Gibson.

2 - Number of goals Paul Byron has scored in the last two games after lighting the lamp ealy in the second period on Friday night to cut the Ducks' lead to 3-1. 

Video: MTL@ANA: Byron swats a goal in off the boards

4 - Number of assists Alzner has amassed so far this season, leading all players on the Canadiens' roster. He picked up his latest helper on Byron's second goal of the season.

15 - Number of shots the Canadiens amassed in the second period before the Ducks managed to generate a shot of their own as Claude Julien's troops pressed to get back into the game.

30 - The Canadiens set a new team record for the most shots in a single period by firing 30 shots on goal during the second period alone. The previous record was 27, which occurred on three occasions in franchise history.

2 - One of those shots resulted in Brendan Gallagher's second goal of the season, as the gritty winger knocked a rebound past Gibson for a power play marker that cut the Ducks' lead to 3-2.

Video: MTL@ANA: Gallagher bats in a rebound for a PPG

51 - Number of shots the Canadiens fired on Gibson on Friday, setting a new season high in that department, surpassing their previous high of 42, which was set during the home opener on October 10 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

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