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Numbers Game: Flames @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Tuesday night's game between the Canadiens and the Flames at the Bell Centre

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Tuesday night's game between the Canadiens and the Calgary Flames at the Bell Centre.

1 - Tuesday night's contest marked the first University Night of the season at the Bell Centre, affording students enrolled at participating schools the opportunity to purchase tickets in the Coors Light Zone for only $39. The offer includes one Coors Light as well. To purchase University Night tickets for future games, see a list of participating institutions, or to become your school's ambassador, click here

2 - Number of games Victor Mete missed with a minor upper-body injury before returning to the Canadiens' lineup on Tuesday night against the Flames. With Mete back in the lineup, Karl Alzner was a healthy scratch on the back end.

400 - Defenseman Jordie Benn suited up for his 400th career NHL game on Tuesday night. The 31-year-old Victoria, BC native has played 98 of those games in a Canadiens uniform since joining the fold in February 2017. Prior to that, Benn made 302 appearances with the Dallas Stars. 

100 - Jeff Petry registered his 100th career point in a Canadiens uniform when he tied things up 1-1 with a power play goal at the 15:50 mark of the second period on Tuesday night. It was his first goal of the season.

Video: CGY@MTL: Petry nets one-timer for PPG

5 - Brendan Gallagher's team-leading fifth goal of the year gave the Canadiens a 2-1 lead just 2:21 after Petry lit the lamp behind Flames starter David Rittich. It was Petry who made a perfect feed to Gallagher for another power play snipe. Gallagher now has four goals in his last five games.

Video: CGY@MTL: Gallagher redirects PPG home in front

3:21 - Jonathan Drouin scored the Canadiens' third goal in a span of 3:21 late in the second period on Tuesday night to put Claude Julien's contingent up 3-1 through 40 minutes of play. The 23-year-old forward, who also collected an assist on Petry's strike, extended his point streak to five straight games.

Video: CGY@MTL: Drouin beats Rittich to extend lead

1 - Xavier Ouellet collected his first career point for the Canadiens on Tuesday night, registering the lone helper on Drouin's third goal of the season.

1 - Spot Carey Price now occupies on the Canadiens' all-time minutes played list among goaltenders after surpassing Jacques Plante on Tuesday night. Price has played 33,270 minutes for the Habs in 564 career games. For his part, Plante logged 33,223 minutes of action in 556 career games.

289 - Price also picked up his 289th career win in a Habs uniform on Tuesday night, tying him with Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy for second spot on the Canadiens' all-time wins list among goaltenders. 

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