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Numbers Game: Canadiens @ Flames

A numerical look at Thursday night's game between the Canadiens and the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

CALGARY - Here's a numerical look at Thursday night's game between the Canadiens and the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

400 - Defenseman David Schlemko suited up for his 400th career NHL game on Thursday night as the Canadiens wrapped up the Alberta portion of their annual Western Canada road trip. The 31-year-old Edmonton native reached the milestone in just his 40th game with the Habs after joining the fold last season.

2 - After watching Antti Niemi play the Canadiens' previous two games, Carey Price was back in between the pipes on Thursday night against the Flames. It marked the 13th game of Price's career versus Calgary.

2 - Number of games defenseman Xavier Ouellet sat out as a healthy scratch before returning to the Canadiens' lineup on Thursday night. Fellow rearguard Mike Reilly was scratched as a result, marking the first time all season that the 25-year-old University of Minnesota product didn't suit and play.

5 - Number of goals Slovak sniper Tomas Tatar has scored in the last five games after opening the scoring on Thursday night and giving the Habs a 1-0 advantage at the eight-minute mark of the first period. It was his eigth goal of the season. 

Video: MTL@CGY: Tatar snaps puck past Smith to open scoring

3 - Assistant captain Brendan Gallagher snapped a three-game pointless streak when he picked up an assist on Tatar's tally. It was also his first career helper against Calgary. He now has at least one assist against every NHL team except for the San Jose Sharks.

30 - Number of saves Price made through two periods of play on Thursday night, as the Flames outshot the Habs by a 32-17 margin after 40 minutes and led 2-1. Matthew Tkachuk scored twice for Calgary in the middle frame to put Bill Peters' squad in front.

Video: MTL@CGY: Price uses his pad to stuff Backlund

4 - Number of times so far this season that defenseman Noah Juulsen has dished out at least five hits in a single game, doing just that once again on Thursday night. Juulsen registered 6 hits against the Flames.

8 - Number of consecutive games in which Max Domi has collected at least a point, keeping the streak alive when he picked up an assist on Jonathan Drouin's game-tying goal with 11:28 remaining in regulation time that knotted things up 2-2. Domi has five goals and 12 points during his streak.

4 - Number of consecutive games in which both Drouin and Andrew Shaw have registered their names on the scoresheet. Shaw picked up the other assist on Drouin's sixth goal of the 2018-19 campaign.

17 - Artturi Lehkonen snapped a 17-game goal drought with a tally that put the Canadiens ahead 3-2 with 7:46 remaining in regulation time. It was his first goal since opening night, when he scored the first goal of the season across the NHL.

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