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Numbers Game - Canadiens @ Blue Jackets

A numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and Blue Jackets in Columbus

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensmtl / canadiens.com

COLUMBUS - Here's a numerical look at Friday night's game between the Canadiens and Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. 

53 - Head coach Michel Therrien celebrated his 53rd birthday on Friday in Columbus by leading his troops against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. 

6 - Number of goals goaltender Al Montoya allowed in his first four outings of the season combined for the Canadiens, before the Blue Jackets found the back of the net on 10 occasions on Friday night to secure their third straight victory.

4 - Number of power play goals the Blue Jackets registered on Friday night, as the league's top-ranked club with the man advantage proved their worth in that particular aspect of the game once again.

5 - The Blue Jackets lit the lamp five times during the second period alone on Friday night, with three of those goals coming on the power play.

6 - Number of times defenseman Alexei Emelin has registered at least three hits in a single game so far this season, as the Canadiens' No. 74 continued to throw his weight around against the Blue Jackets in an effort to get his team going on Friday night.

8,727 - The last time the Canadiens gave up 10 goals in a game before Friday night's loss in Columbus was back on December 13, 1992 - a span of 8,727 days - when they were downed 10-5 by the Rangers in New York.

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