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Numbers Game: Islanders @ Canadiens

A numerical look at Wednesday night's game between the Canadiens and the Islanders at the Bell Centre

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Here's a numerical look at Wednesday night's game between the Canadiens and the New York Islanders at the Bell Centre.

100 - Both Byron Froese and Jacob de la Rose hit the 100 games played plateau for their respective NHL careers on Wednesday night when they suited up against the New York Islanders. While Froese has split his NHL workload between the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning and the Canadiens, de la Rose has played his entire career to date with the Habs.

19 - Andrew Shaw missed 19 games with a lower-body injury before returning to the Canadiens' lineup on Wednesday night. Shaw hadn't seen game action since January 13. He skated on a line with Froese and Nikita Scherbak.

36 - With his mother, Lisa, in attendance to witness his Canadiens debut, defenseman Mike Reilly became the 36th player to suit up for the Habs so far this season. Reilly was acquired at the trade deadline on Monday from the Minnesota Wild.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: Lisa Reilly est au Centre Bell ce soir pour le premier match de son fils Mike avec le Tricolore!In the house tonight... Mike Reilly���s mom, Lisa, to check out her son���s first game with the Habs! #GoHabsGo

7 - Artturi Lehkonen snapped a seven-game pointless streak on Wednesday night when he fed Paul Byron for his 15th goal of the season in the first period. Byron's tally tied things up 1-1, which is where the two teams stood through 20 minutes of play.

Video: NYI@MTL: Byron goes top shelf from the slot

7 - Jonathan Drouin became the seventh Canadiens player to hit double digits in the goal deprtment so far this year when he scored his 10th goal of the season - a power play marker - during the second period. He joins Brendan Gallagher (21), Max Pacioretty (17), Byron (15), Alex Galchenyuk (12), Andrew Shaw (10) and Jeff Petry (10).

Video: NYI@MTL: Drouin puts one in on a power play

16 - Jacob de la Rose was held without a point for 16 straight games before he picked up an assist on Nikita Scherbak's second goal of the season that put the Canadiens up 3-1 in the middle frame. Prior to collecting the helper, the Swedish forward last registered his name on the scoresheet on December 2 in Detroit.

2 - Brandon Davidson played his first game with his new team against his former team... for the second time this season. The defenseman, who began the year in Montreal, made his Islanders debut after being acquired from the Edmonton Oilers last week. On December 9, he played his first game with the Oilers... at the Bell Centre, after being claimed off waivers from the Canadiens a few days earlier.

Video: NYI@MTL: Scherbak buries pass from Gallagher

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