MONTREAL -- Here's a numerical look at the Canadiens' game against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
330 -- Number of days since Carey Price last suited up for the Habs in a regular season contest, on November 25 at Madison Square Garden. Price got the green light from the team's medical staff on Thursday morning to make his first start of the 2016-17 season against the Coyotes.
86 -- Number of games since Alexei Emelin last found the back of the net. Prior to opening the scoring on Thursday night, Emelin's last tally had come on March 17, 2015 against the Florida Panthers.
3:42 -- Number of minutes it took the Canadiens to quadruple their lead in the second, as Torrey Mitchell, Shea Weber, and Alex Galchenyuk scored consecutive goals at the start of the middle frame.
1 -- Number of Habs whose goal celebrations incorporated a dab, as Galchenyuk pulled off the popular dance move on his way back to fist-bumping at the Canadiens bench.
8 -- Number of career goals Weber has scored against the Coyotes, leading the Habs in that category. The All-Star defenseman added to that tally on Thursday, with his first in a Canadiens uniform.
6 -- Number of Habs who are averaging at least one point per game early into the season -- a group comprised of Galchenyuk, Weber, David Desharnais, Jeff Petry, Max Pacioretty, and Brendan Gallagher.
1 -- Number of times the Canadiens have outshot their opponents this season, achieving the feat for the first time on Thursday night. The Habs had previously been outshot 36-32, 38-24, and 31-24 by the Penguins, Senators, and Sabres respectively to start the season.